Established in 1982 A.D. The Nepal Law Society(NLS) is an independent non-governmental organization committed to the rule of law, human rights, women empowerment, local goverance and decentralization.

Free and Fair Election

The Society has worked as independent observer in three general, two local and one CA election held in Nepal after the advent of multiparty parliamentary system and has published reports in this regard. The Society also provided legal inputs to the Election Commission when it produced different laws on electoral system. In each election, the Society also conducted training and workshop for election officers and observers including political parties on electoral system, election laws and code of conduct. During the CA election of 2008, the Society carried out trainings and observations. The Society also established strong observer network in the name of Democracy and Election Alliance (DEAN) in partnership with FECOFEN and NIEFO. Under the DEAN, about 13000 observers were appointed and Election Observation Program was lunched in 75 districts. The Society has also partnered with another election alliance - General Election Observation Committee (GEOC). The Society leads the GEOC, which has seven different member organizations. The GEOC is active during election times. During CA election, it observed election in 35 districts through 900 observers including professor, lawyers, teachers, human rights activists.