The Lab welcomes Rakesh Karna as Country Coordinator for Nepal!
The Accountability Lab is very excited to have Rakesh Karna on the team as Country Coordinator for Nepal. Rakesh will lead the accountability work from Kathmandu with his experience in governance and development. Rakesh is a State Alumni of the US Department of State (2010) and British Council Chevening Fellow for Conflict Resolution (2008). His focus is on post-war reconstruction and accountability with a specialization in program management for governance, peace, minority rights, and federalism. Rakesh possesses over a decade of experience in project development & implementation working with a range of non/state actors including government authorities, CSOs, media, political parties and development partners. Rakesh is conversant with Project Cycle Management, Do No Harm, Conflict Sensitive Program Management, Results-Based Program Management, Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation, Rights-Based Approaches to Development, and other participatory approaches to accountability, post-conflict reconstruction and transition management. Rakesh has also published several papers, guidelines and reports on accountability, peace, governance, minority rights and state restructuring in Nepal. You can e-mail him at firstname.lastname@example.org.