Nepal Social Work Symposium 2024 wraps up at Thames Int’l College

Published On: June 22, 2024 11:58 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, June 22: The two-day Nepal Social Work Symposium 2024, organized by Thames International College in Old Baneshwar, Kathmandu, concluded successfully. Held on Thursday and Friday at the college, the event featured panel discussions, photo exhibits, and art displays on various social topics.

In his inaugural address, College President Rajendra Man Sherchan highlighted the event's history, noting that it has been an annual tradition for the past eight years. The symposium aims to unite experts and stakeholders to discuss pressing societal issues.

The first day saw a special plenary session titled ‘Patrakarita Dekhi Permaculture’ with journalist Narayan Wagle. He shared insights on his recent agricultural efforts to protect the soil and environment. Additionally, students performed a play, and the film ‘Aina Jhyalko Putali (Butterfly on a Windowpane)’ was screened and followed by a discussion.

The second day featured political analyst Ujwal Prasai, who delivered a presentation on ‘Mashiha Khojne ki Samuhikta?’ Shaili Chaudhary also led a discussion on various aspects of tribal identity. The event concluded with a panel on ‘Pahichaan ko Rajniti ra Yuwa’ featuring Indu Tharu, Rita Shah, JB Bishwokarma, and journalist Kamal Dev Bhattarai, who explored different facets of the identity movement in Nepal.


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