Mukunda Raj Kattel
Mukunda Raj Kattel is the director of The Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA). Mukunda has been involved with several human rights initiatives for the last 20 years and is a prominent human rights advocate. He has also worked as a senior advisor at Danish International Development Agency's Human Rights and Good Governance Program in Nepal. He is one of the two Directors of FORUM-ASIA and is based at the secretariat in Bangkok, Thailand. FORUM-ASIA works to promote and protect human rights, including the right to development, through collaboration and cooperation among human rights organisations and defenders in Asia and beyond. FORUM-ASIA is a network of 58 members in 19 countries, as of January 2016, across Asia.