Bangladesh Bootcamp

75 youth from Bangladesh participated in this digital bootcamp on 2-3 March 2020.

India Bootcamp

75 youth from India participated in this digital Bootcamp on 18-19 February 2020.

Nepal Bootcamp

Four bootcamps were conducted in Nepal on 19-20 November 2019, 15-16 January 2020, 5-6 February 2020 and 27-28 February 2020.

Pakistan Bootcamp

75 youth from Pakistan participated in this digital Bootcamp on 24-25 February 2020.

Sri Lanka Bootcamp

75 youth from Sri Lanka participated in this digital Bootcamp on 12-13 February 2020.

Bootcamp Speakers

Andrea “Andie” De Arment

Information Officer, U.S. Embassy Kathmandu

Session: Introduction to the program- The big picture

Austin J. Lewis

Political Officer, U.S. Embassy Kathmandu

Session: Fundamental concept of Governance

Bertram (Chip) Bruce

Professor Emeritus, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Session: Fundamental concept of governance

Biswo Poudel

Economic Advisor, International Labour Organization (ILO)

Session: Evidence based decision and policy making

Clinton (Tad) S. Brown

Head of the Political and Economic Section, U.S. Embassy Kathmandu

Session: Fundamental concept of governance

Gaurav Thapa

Director of Geo-spatial Technologies, Kathmandu Living Labs

Session: Mapping the unmapped in your community

Ishan Jalill

Director, Ashinsa

Session: Fundamental concept of governance
Contemporary issues of governance in Sri Lanka

Joshua Kamp

Assistant Cultural Affairs Officer, U.S. Embassy Dhaka

Session: Introduction to the program – The big picture

Mahfuzul H Chowdhury

Vice Chancellor, Chittagong Independent University (CIU),
Alumnus, Fulbright 2000, 2012, Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program

Session: Contemporary issues of governance in Bangladesh

Nama Raj Budhathoki

Founder and Executive Chairman
(Kathmandu Living Labs)

Welcome Note

Nancy VanHorn

Spokesperson/Information Officer, U.S. Embassy Colombo

Session: Introduction to the program- The big picture

Pradip Pariyar

Executive Chairperson, Samata Foundation

Session: Youth for quality governance

Pukar Malla

Founder and Chairperson, Daayitwa

Session: Fundamental concept of governance

Rajneesh Bhandari

Multimedia Journalist, Investigative Reporter, Filmmaker

Session: Mobile videography

Ramesh Adhikari

Election Legislative and Political Processes Specialist, USAID/Nepal

Session: Contemporary issues of governance in Nepal

Ramu Manivannan

Head of the Department of Politics & Public Administration, University of Madras

Session: Contemporary issues of Governance in India

Sazal Sthapit

CEO, Mobera Tech,
Project Manager, Kathmandu Living Labs

Session: ICTs in local governance – Practices and possibilities

Waqas Ali

Head of the Department of Governance and Public Policy, National University of Modern Languages

Session: Fundamental concept of governance
Contemporary issues of governance in Pakistan