Arjun Bhattarai

Deputy Secretary General
, NGO Federation of Nepal
Profile / Bio: 

Arjun Bhattarai obtained a Master’s Degree in Rural Development from the Tribhuvan University of Nepal in 2006, a Master’s Degree in Social Work–Comparative Perspective (MSW) from University of Nord, Norway, and an MPhil Degree in Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship from the University of Oslo, Norway in 2016. He has been working with Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) since 1995 and continues to work on issues related to poverty reduction, inequality, community empowerment, youth leadership, civic space, and policy advocacy on different issues.

He has promoted social entrepreneurship beginning from the era of Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and has continuously engaged and contributed to localizing and achieving SDGs, focusing on awareness-raising, capacity building, preparing CSOs progress, showcasing best practices, engaging VNR/VLR, media mobilization, and lobby advocacy with multi-stakeholders in both national and international level.


Title Date Learning Materials Topic
Civil Society Monitoring of Localizing SDGs: Nepal 21 April 2021 Slides Governance and Public Sector Management