Shom Prasad Luitel

People Forum for Human Rights (People Forum)


Mr. Shom Luitel was the founder Ex-chair of People Forum and currently working as an advisor. Mr. Luitel with profound academic background has completed his LL. M. in Human Rights. Mr. Luitel takes initiatives to identify problems and devise solutions as a human rights lawyer. Likewise, he has also contributed for National, Regional and International mechanisms/process such as GCM, GFMD, ADD, CP, SAARC to do advocacy for migrant rights for promotion and protection of Access to Justice.

Mr. Luitel has gained knowledge and experience in migration sector from last 15 years which aim to contribute on thematic session on human rights of all migrants and ultimately leads to support in policy reformation work in labour migration issues. In addition, he has also contributed to the Government of Nepal on drafting laws, policies related to foreign employment. He has designed and been implementing Free Legal Aid and Paralegal Service to Migrant Workers In Nepal for 15 years.