National Judicial Academy (NJA) organized an Interaction Program on Judicial Appointment and Accountability in Global Perspective on 27th January 2012 at NJA training hall, Hariharbhawan, Lalitpur in collaboration with International Commission of Jurists, Nepal. The key speaker of the program was Mr. Graham Leung, Director, Center for the Independence of Judges and Lawyers, ICJ. Honorable Justice Mr. Bharat Raj Upreti, Supreme Court of Nepal presided over the interaction program. In the mean time, Hon. Dr. Ananda Mohan Bhattarai, Judge, Court of Appeal, Hetauda made a presentation on Judicial Accountability and Challenges. Further, the honorable members of the Constituent Assembly Khim Lal Devkota, Agni Kharel, Radheshyam Adhikari and Laxman Lal Karna have made short remarks.
Hon. Raghab Lal Vaidya, Executive Director, NJA delivered a welcome remarks on behalf of the organizers. After the remarks the participants put queries and observations to the speakers. And speakers responded to the queries of the participants. Judges of the Court of Appeal, members of the Constituent Assembly senior prosecutors, senior judicial officers, law professors and lawyers were the participants of the program. At the end, the chair of the program Justice Upreti gave closing remarks and Mr. Fredrick Rawski, Representative, ICJ Nepal delivered a vote of thanks.