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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     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

Latest News

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MAN Joins Media Forum to Discuss the Responsibility of the Press

18 June,2017

Media Action Nepal (MAN) has participated in the first Nepali Online Media Forum on “The Freedom and Responsibility of the Press for a Just and Peaceful Society” on June 10, 2017. The forum hosted by Heavenly Culture, World Peace, Restoration of Light (HWPL), an international NGO cooperating with national and local organizations, including youths, women and media experts for peace and stability.

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MAN Chairperson Addresses Special Session on Safety of Journalists

05 May,2017

Laxman Datt Pant, renowned media rights advocate and the Chairperson of Media Action Nepal (MAN) invited as the panelist during the session on the 'Safety of Journalists and the Issue of Impunity' organized on May 4, 2017 at Jakarta Convention Center in Indonesia in relation to the celebration of World Press Freedom Day (WPFD), 2017.

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International Seminar on Role of Media in Promoting India-Nepal Relations

07 April,2017

Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University of Journalism and Communication (MCU), Bhopal, India in association with Media Action Nepal (MAN), Kathmandu University and B.P Koirala India- Nepal Foundation (BPKF) has successfully organized a two –day long international seminar on role of media in promoting India-Nepal relations. The seminar organized from 3-4 April, 2017 at Hotel Himalaya, Lalitpur discussed number of issues concerning the role of media in promoting Indo-Nepal relations.

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