Welcome to Media Action Nepal

Media Action Nepal (MAN) is a non-governmental organization registered at District Administration Office in Kathmandu and is affiliated with Social Welfare Council of Nepal. MAN advocates media freedom and democracy to foster a free, independent, pluralistic, inclusive and vibrant media. MAN collaborates and works closely with the government and judicial bodies, UN agencies, academic institutions, national and international media advocacy groups to provide a voice for the voiceless through debate and dialogue.

 

MAN safeguards Freedom of Expression and enhances citizen participation and dialogue to strengthen democracy for sustainable development by enabling a free, vibrant and responsible media in Nepal.  It engages media in creating constructive dialogue to improve governance and service delivery system and to increase public participation in the development process. Our interventions are focused on building the capacities of independent pluralistic media so to boost the professional competencies of journalists and media professionals.  Read more ...

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     Moderator and panelists of the session on ‘TJ mechanism and conflict victims’

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     Participating journalists listening insights on role of media in peace building

     

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    Mr. Andre Paquet, Mission Head of the ICRC, Nepal presenting welcome remarks highlighting the role of media in peace building

     

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     Mr. Khil Raj Regmi, Former Chairman of the Minister of Council inaugurating the seminar by lightening the candle

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    Guest speakers of the national seminar on ‘Role of Media in Peace Building’ organized by Media Action Nepal(MAN) in partnership with ICRC, Nepal on January 23, 2018 in Katmandu

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    Mr. Laxman Datt Pant, Chairperson of Media Action Nepal (MAN) joins the panel -‘Protection Mechanism for Journalists in Asia’ - on December 4, 2017 

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    Hon Ranil Wickremesinghe, Sri Lankan Prime Minister addressing the inaugural session of the seminar titled ‘Reinforcing Regional Cooperation to Promote Freedom of Expression and the Rule of Law in Asia’ organized by UNESCO 
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    Participants of the South Asia Regional Consultation on 'Ending Impunity for Crimes against Journalists and those who exercise the Right to Freedom of Expression' organized by Media Action Nepal (MAN) and ARTICLE19 at Himalaya Hotel, Lalitpur

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    Women journalists of different South Asian countries participating in the regional training workshop organized by Media Action Nepal (MAN) and ARTICLE 19 in Godawari, Nepal on November 3-4, 2017

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    A participant receiving ‘Certificate of Recognition’ from ARTICLE19’s South Asia Regional Director Ms. Tahmina Rahman during the Closing Ceremony of the South Asia Regional Workshop for Women Journalists 

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    Mr. Prakash Rimal, Chief Editor of The Himalayan Times who facilitated a session on ‘Tacking Newsroom challenges’ listening participants’ queries. Seen with him are two participants each from Pakistan and Nepal 

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    MAN Chairperson Mr. Laxman Datt Pant highlighting the state of impunity and safety of journalists during South Asia Regional Consultation organized by MAN & ARTICLE 19 on Nov 4, 2017 at Hotel Himalaya

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     Media rights advocates and journalists of different countries during the ‘Conference for Global Peace Media Network’ organized by HWPL on September 17, 2017 in South Korea 

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     Syrian journalist Lubna Albadawi asking question to Mr. Man Hee Lee, Chairman of HWPL during the 'Press Conference’ organized by HWPL on September 17, 2017 in South Korea

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     Commemorative moment of the peace festival organized on September 18, 2017 at Hwaseong Sports Complex in Gyeonggi Province, South Korea attended by more than 50,000 people from different countries of the world. 

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     Journalists from different countries around the world including MAN chairperson Mr.  Laxman Datt Pant participated in the ‘Integrated Safety Training for Journalists’ organized by IREX on May 2, 2017 at Jakarta Convention Center

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     MAN Chairperson Mr. Laxman Datt Pant speaking as a panelist during the session on the 'Safety of Journalists and the Issue of Impunity' organized by UNESCO on May 4, 2017 at Jakarta Convention Center in Indonesia. 

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     MAN Chairperson Mr. Laxman Datt Pant presenting with memento to panelists of the session on Socio-Political Scenario

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     MAN Chairperson Mr. Laxman Datt Pant speaking as one of the panelists during the session on -Media Dynamics

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     Distinguished guests on dias during the Inauguration  of the International Seminar on -Role of Media in Promoting India-Nepal Relations (April 3-4, 2017)

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    Mohna Ansari, Commissioner of the NHRC and Borna Bahadur Karki, Chairperson of PCN launching the study report “Supporting Safety of Journalists in Nepal: An Assessment Based on UNESCO’s Safety Indicators".

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    Newly elected board members of Media Action Nepal posing after the election.

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     Vice chairperson of FNJ Anita Bindhu is delivering speech on media situation of Nepal

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     MAN chairperson Laxman Datt Pant sharing his view with the students of Nebrasaka University and American Journalists on media issues of Nepal.

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     Editor of Gorkhapatra Daily Pushkar Mathema moderating the session of National Seminar  titled " RTI laws implementation and challenges for ensuring RTI a fundamental rights of people in Nepal".

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     A glimpse of National Seminar organized on May 3 to mark World Press Freedom Day 2016.

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     Chairperson of Media Action Nepal Laxman Datt Pant delivering his speech at the inagural session of National Seminar organized to mark World Press Freedom Day 2016 

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     Senior journalist Babita Basnet, Advocate Santosh Sigdel and Senior Correspondent of The Kathmandu Post John Narayan Parajuli  during the working session of National Seminar organized to mark World Press Freedom 2016.

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     Chairperson of Press Council Nepal Borna Bdr Karki sharing his views with students of Kathmandu University on the theme of "Access to information and fundamental rights" during the interaction organized on the occassion of World Press F

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    Chairperson of National Human Rights Commission Anupraj Sharma delivering his speech during the inagural session of  National Seminar orgainized by MAN to mark World Press Freedom Day 2016. Sharma was the  chief guest of the program.

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    Press Council Nepal organized an expert group meeting on December 28, 2015 to seek suggestions for effective implementation of the Journalists' Code of Conduct.

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    MAN Chairperson Mr. Laxman Datt Pant participated in the 3rd UN Interagency meeting on UN Plan of Action on the Safety of Journalists and the Issue of Impunity in Srasbourg, France.

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    In solidarity to Article 19's Campiagn for Bloggers on Free Expression in Online

Issues & Interventions

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MAN bags Australian Grant for Media Development

05 October,2018

KATHMANDU: Media Action Nepal (MAN)-has been awarded with the Australian Government’s grant to initiate dialogue between state organs and the media, and to encourage the media outlets to prioritize and play a critical role for effective functioning of the federalism.

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MAN marks International Day for Universal Access to Information (IDUAI)

28 September,2018

‘KATHMANDU-- Media Action Nepal(MAN),in collaboration with the International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC), organized an interaction program titled ‘Utilizing Right to Information tools to know whereabouts of the disappeared persons in Nepal’, to mark the International Day for Universal Access to Information that falls on September 28.

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MAN to Sensitize Media on Agricultural and Economic Growth

07 September,2018

It is undeniable that media sector in Nepal is vibrant and flourishing with growth being witnessed across all media: print, electronic, radio, and online. However, the quality of content is missing even from the national media. There is a strong need of increased representation of the sustainable livelihood and the agricultural issues in the media. For this end, Media Action Nepal (MAN) in collaboration with Heifer International is conducting a nationwide media sensitization campaign to equip journalists with advance knowledge on sustainable livelihood issues, agricultural potentials and economic growth.

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