Expert Panel Discussion on CSOSI-2017

GoGo Foundation in association with the FHI 360/USAID organized a Expert Panel Meeting to prepare Civil Society Sustainability Index (CSOSI) of 2017. This is an unique exercise to produce score with justifications to gauze enabling environment of CSOs in Nepal. Total twenty panelists representing from CSOs, academia, media, development partner association, federations and government representatives intensively discussed and finalized the score. CSOSI is global initiatives covering more than 70 countries. Since 2014 GoGo Foundation has been coordinating this initiatives for Nepal. Asian version of report covers seven countries (Nepal, Bangladesh, Srilanka, Thailand, Philippines, Indonesia and Cambodia). The meeting held on 18 March 2018 in Kathmandu.

Group photograph of 2017 CSOSI score preparation meeting Gogal Lamsal, President, NGO Federation of Nepal speaking in the 2017 CSOSI Meeting

Govinda Acharya, President, Federation of Nepalese Jouranlist speaking in 2017 CSOSI Meeting

Kedar Khadka, ED of GoGo Foundation presnting CSOSI scoring and reportating methodology
Hari Tiwari, Ag. Director, Social Welfare Council of Nepal delivering remarks on 2017 CSOSI score preparation meeting Krishna Pathak, Democracy & Governance Specialist of USAID delivering remarks on 2017 CSOSI score preparation
Gyannath Dhakal, Section Officer, Ministry of Women, Children & Social Welfare delivering his observation in 2017 CSOSI score preparation meeting Bishnu Pathak, Chief of Party of FHI 360 delivering remarks on 2017 CSOSI score preparation