PDF : Managing Elections in Fragile States: A Comparative Analysis of Post-Conflict Electoral System Design in Nepal and Kosovo, (Priceton University: 2007)
PDF : Nepal’s elections: new prospects for peacebuilding? (NOREF: 2013)
PDF : Democratization Promoting and Democratization Hindering Contentious Politics: Lessons from Nepal (Mahendra Lawoti)
PDF : Children and Politics- UNMIN (2007)
PDF : Electoral Quotas and the Challenges of Democratic Transition in Conflict-Ridden Societies, Nordem Special Report (NCHR: 2011)
PDF : Nepal’s Constitution (I): Evolution not Revolution- (Asia Report N°233, International Crisis Group: 2012)
PDF : Nepal’s Constitution (II): The Expanding Political Matrix (Asia Report N°234, International Crisis Group: 2012)
Nepal’s major political parties must urgently agree on a roadmap to negotiate on federalism and write the new constitution, whether by holding elections to a new Constituent Assembly or reviving the previous body.
PDF : Nepal’s Peace Process: The Endgame Nears (Asia Briefing N°131, International Crisis Group: 2011
With the future of the Maoist combatants finally settled, Nepal’s peace process has gained momentum after a long stalemate, but challenges remain, particularly the design of a new federal state and evolving coalition and factional dynamics of the parties.
PDF : Nepal: From Two Armies to One (Asia Report N°211, International Crisis Group: 2011)
PDF : Nepal’s Fitful Peace Process (Asia Briefing N°120, International Crisis Group: 2011)
The parties to Nepal’s fitful peace process have less than eight weeks to agree on integration of Maoist combatants and federalism before the term of the Constituent Assembly elected to draft a new constitution expires.
PDF : Nepal: Identity Politics and Federalism (Asia Report N°199, International Crisis Group: 2011)
Federal restructuring of the state has emerged as an important commitment in Nepal’s constitutional process. If the constitution is not promulgated in time or a decision on federalism is deferred, serious unrest could follow.
PDF : Nepal’s Political Rites of Passage (Asia Report N°194, International Crisis Group: 2010)
Nepal is experiencing neither revolution, nor anarchy, nor chaos. It is in the midst of a complex rite of passage.
PDF : Nepal: Peace and Justice (Asia Report N°184, International Crisis Group: 2010)
Nepal’s peace process is undermined by the failure to address the systematic crimes committed during the country’s conflict.
PDF : Nepal’s Future: In Whose Hands? (Asia Report N°173, International Crisis Group: 2009)
Nepal’s peace process is in danger of collapse. The fall of the Maoist-led government, a mess largely of the Maoists’ own making, was a symptom of the deeper malaise underlying the political settlement.
PDF : Nepal’s Faltering Peace Process (Asia Report N°163, International Crisis Group: 2009)
Despite successful elections and a lasting military ceasefire, Nepal’s peace process is facing its most severe tests yet.
PDF : Citizen Survey 2013: Nepal in Transition- Nepal Democracy Survey Round III (International IDEA: 2013)
PDF : Managing the Political and Practical: Nepal’s Constituent Assembly Elections, 2006-2008 (Innovations for Successful Societies, Princeton University: 2012)
PDF : Elections and Conflict in Nepal- (Friedrich Ebert Stiftung: 2010)
LINK : Polls invert Nepal’s political landscape- Asia Times (2013)
LINK : Crisis of Democracy in Nepal (Sangeeta Thapliyal, Researcher, IDSA)
PDF : Nepal’s Election and Beyond (International Crisis Group, Asia Report No 149: 2008)