Honorable Mr. KALYAN SHRESTHA
Justice
Supreme Court of Nepal
 



A. GENERAL INFORMATION
  1. Date and Place of Birth:- 14th April 1951, Baglung, Nepal
  2. Gender:- Male
  3. Marital Status: - Married to Urmila Shrestha (Have one son and one daughter)
  4. Nationality:- Nepali
  5. Permanent Home Address:- Baglung District, Dhaulagiri Zone, Nepal
  6. Current Residence:- Kupondole, Lalitpur, Nepal

B. ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION


Degree

University/Board

Year of Completion (A.D.)

Post Graduate Diploma (International Law and Development)

Institute of Social Sciences, The Hague, Netherlands

1984

Master in Arts
(Nepali)

Tribhuvan University, Nepal

1975

Master in Arts
(Political Science)

Tribhuvan University, Nepal

 

1983

(Diploma in Law (D.L.)

Tribhuvan University, Nepal

1976


 

C. TRAININGS

1. International Arbitration, organized by International Law Institute, Washington DC, USA (1984)
2. Planning and Implementation, organized by Nepal Administrative Staff College, Kathmandu, Nepal (1985)
3. Intellectual Property Rights for High Court Judges, organized by National Judicial Academy, India (2004)

D. LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY

1. Newari (Native)
2. Nepali (Spoken and Writing)
3. English (Spoken and Writing)

E. AWARDS/MEDALS (Awarded on Different Dates)

1. Mahendra Vidya Bhusan (For being first in University Examinations of TU)
2. Lok Raj Gyawanli Gold Medal (For being first in University Examinations of TU)
3. Suprabal Gorkha Dakshin Bahu (Conferred by Head of the State)
4. Subikhyat Trishakti Patta (Conferred by Head of the State)

F. PROFESSIONAL CAREER


S. No.

Designation

Organization/Institution

Tenure Period

1.

Justice

Supreme Court of Nepal

2005 – Present

2.

Chief Judge

Appellate Court Jumla

 2005-2005   A.D.

3.

Judge

Various Appellate Courts 

1990 -2005  A.D.

4.

Judge

Various Zonal Courts

1985 – 1990 A.D.

5.

Under Secretary

Ministry of Law and Justice

1983 - 1985 A.D.

6.

District Judge

Various District Courts

1979 -1983 A.D.

7.

Section Officer

* Supreme Court of Nepal
* Government of Nepal (Local Development Department)

1972–1974 A.D.

 

G. ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES HELD

1. Convenor - Strategic Plan of the Judicial Reform Implementation Team of the Supreme Court (Till date)
2. Convenor - High Level Task Force on Criminal Law Reforms, Constituted by Government of Nepal (Till date)
3. Executive Vice President - SAARC LAW (Present)
4. President - Executive Committee of SAARC LAW Nepal Chapter (Present)
5. Convenor - Review Task Force of the Draft on Penal Code, Penal Procedure Code and Sentencing Policy of Nepal, (Constituted by the Government of Nepal to recommend the future bill after revising and reviewing long existing code of Nepal)
6. Member - Advisory Committee, "Bayaan" Publication of Simorgh, Karachi, Pakistan
7. Chair - Advisory Committee on the Journal of National Judicial Academy, Nepal
8. Coordinator - Publication Committee of Fifty Years of the Supreme Court of Nepal (Golden Jubilee Memorial Publication), 2006
9. Executive Director - National Judicial Academy of Nepal, 2004
10. Convener - Asia and Pacific Advisory Forum on Judicial Education on Equality Issues, New Delhi, 1999 and 2004
11. Co-author - Constitutional Law of Nepal (1997), the Constitution of Nepal and its Analysis (1996)
12. Draftsperson - Drafting process of "The Constitution of the Kingdom of Nepal, 1990"

H. INTERNATIONAL PARTICIPATION

  1. Participated in the High Level Global Policy Consultation on the Science and Law of Criminalization of HIV Non-disclosure, Exposure and Transmission organized by UNAIDS, Oslo, Norway (2012)
  2. Participated in High Level Panel Discussion organized by Centre on International Cooperation, New York University (2012)
  3. Participated in High Level Panel Discussion on Strengthening the Rule of Law in Crisis Affected, Fragile and Countries in Transition organized by UNDP, New York, USA (2012)
  4. Participated in First Preparatory Meeting of World Congress on Justice, Governance and Law for Environmental Sustainability, organized by UNEP, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (2011)
  5. Delivered Speech on the issues of Human Rights and the Conflict organized by Utrecht University, Netherlands (2010)
  6. Participated in High Level UN Consultation Meeting on National Perspectives on the Rule of Law Assistance, New York, USA (2010)
  7. Participated as a Jury Member in Asia-Pacific Women's Court on HIV, Inheritance and Property Rights: From dispossession to livelihood, security and safe spaces organized by AWHRC and UNDP, Colombo, Sri Lanka, (2007)
  8. Delivered Keynote Speech on Regional Judicial Colloquium on Anti-Human Trafficking Laws, Kathmandu (2005)
  9. Delivered Keynote Speech on Gender and Justice Program for High Court and District Court Judges organized by Swayam, Calcutta, India (2002)
  10. Delivered Keynote Speech in South Asia-North America Conversation on Environmental Justice, Sariska, Rajasthan, India (2001)
  11. Delivered Keynote Speech in the Annual Program organized by International Cooperation Division, Ministry of Justice, Japan
  12. Delivered Keynote Speech on South Asian Regional Program on Anti-Trafficking Issues, Pune, India

I. COUNTRIES VISITED

USA, Mexico, Australia, South Africa, United Kingdom, France, Switzerland, The Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Italy, Japan, The Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Maldives, Bhutan, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, India, etc.

J. POSTAL ADDRESS/CONTACTS

Supreme Court of Nepal
P. O. Box. 20438
Phone: +977-1-6914139, +977-1-4262845
Fax:     +977-1-4216864
Email: kalyanjee@gmail.com (Personal)