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Shrishti Rana

Ms Shrishti Rana has served as the Representative of the Danish Institute for Parties and Democracy in Nepal since February 2012. She heads DIPD’s office in Nepal.

Prior to working with DIPD, she was involved in numerous international non-profit organizations, like the Danish International Development Assistance Human Rights and Good Governance Unit (DanidaHUGOU), the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES), International IDEA, and the National Democratic Institute (NDI). She also taught as a guest lecturer in Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu and has experience of working for the Election Commission and the Women’s Commission in Nepal.

She has completed a Masters in Peace Studies with distinction from United Kingdom and a Masters in Politics from Jawaharlal Nehru University, India. She also has a degree in creative Nonfiction Writing from Oxford University, United Kingdom.

Ms Rana has published a number of articles in national and international publications on issues of peace, democracy, and gender equality. She has also co-authored a book – called Votes for Peace – with the former Chief Election Commissioner of Nepal, which was published in 2013 by Cambridge University Press India.


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