Mr Surya Deuja


Mr. Deuja is the Head of the Promotion, Advocacy and Collective Rights Division of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) of Nepal.

Mr. Deuja has received an LLM in Human Rights from the University of Hong Kong as well as a Master’s Degree in English Literature and M.Ed. (Specialization in English) from the Tribhuvan University Nepal. Mr. Deuja has worked at Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) as Manager of South Asia Department. He is also an Advocate and Member of the Nepal Bar Association Appellate Court Patan. Mr. Deuja is an active DTP Almuni. He has been involved in dialogues and advocacy for the ratification of the Convention on Migrant Workers and ILO Conventions related to labour migration through various forums and networks including Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD),South Asian Peoples Advocacy for South Asia (SAPA South Asia) and the ‘People’s SAARC’ process. Mr. Deuja has been providing assistance to Nepali Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) working in human rights capacity building programs and partnerships in advocating for the rights of the migrant workers.