Mr. Ishwari Prasad Paudyal, Commissioner, ECN chaired the program. Ms. Prema Thapa, Senior Program Officer, Nepal Law Society welcomed the participants. She gave a brief introduction of the NLS and its work since its establishment. She also shared the work of Civic Initiatve Centers (CICs) and their work in the provinces. She also shared NLS ongoing programs to support the law making , capacity development and judicial reforms. She highlighted on how NLS has been working for a better electoral system in Nepal through research and election observation. She also mentioned that the electoral reforms are carried out regularly throughout the world to better reflect peoples' desire and aspirations.