(Expertise: Project development, proposal writing, human rights, cultural communication, writing and documentation, media teaching & training)
Mr. Dura is an expert on issues of human rights and cultural communication, who worked in human rights and development fields leading/coordinating communications and media projects. A former journalist of Nepal’s leading media houses such as Kantipur and Kamana Publications, Dura has been teaching Mass Communication and Journalism for more than 12 years at Madan Bhandari Memorial College (MBMC) affiliated to Tribhuvan University (TU). He has published research articles in MBM Anthology, a scholarly publication, published by Department of Journalism and Mass Communication of MBMC. He worked for different organizations including Nepal Press Institute (NPI), National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), and International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) in different capacities carrying out media and communication related activities. He writes on media and contemporary issues in Nepali vernaculars.