Meeting with Ms. Nicole Klingen, Regional Director, Human Development, South Asia World Bank on 12 Feb, 2024, to share the opportunities and challenges in implementation of policies and programs in health, education and social protection, particularly in a federal context; and understand opportunities and constraints for integrated service delivery at the local level.


Three days Good Governance Training organized by SPCSN and supported by Save the Children on 21-23 March, 2024 at Kathmandu


Policy Dialogue on Contributory Social Protection organized by SPCSN and supported by ILO on 23&24 June, 2023.


Assembly Towards Universal Social Protection during World Social Forum on 17 Feb, 2024.


Meeting with Honorable Sunita Baral, Member of the House of Representatives of Nepal and Whip of CPN UML and Honorable prabhu Hajra, the member of the house of representatives on 22 March 2024 and handed over the appeal letter to expand and increase the Child Nutrition Grant (Bal Poshan Bhatta).

About us

Established on 16 February 2012 as a loose network, Social Protection Civil Society Network (SPCSN) has been active in raising the voice of right holders, promoting interfaces among right holders, experts and duty bearers, making duty bearers more accountable on various social protection issues. The major objectives of the network are; to conduct research on the social protection system, to lobby with and support the government agencies on their plans and policies, to ensure collective dialogues to promote its’ issues, to campaign and lobby for transparency and accountability of the plans and policies, and to ensure social awareness, skill development, and dissemination in local units on social protection programs.

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Member Organizations


Submission of suggestions on National framework on SP
23 July, 2020

90% suggestions incorporated On-going discussion among stakeholders

Published handbook on Social Protection
January, 2020

2,750 copied published and submitted to 17 members

Review and reflection meeting
22-23 December, 2019

Endorsed working guidelines of SPCSN Chair and Joint chair elected; Advocacy document prepared

Submitted recommendations on Social Protection Operating guideline 2015 to Department of National ID and Civil Registration CWISH as a secretariat

Incorporated many suggestions

Formation of Social Protection Civil Society Network
16 Feb, 2012

SPCSN formed comprising 14 organizations: Collective Campaign for Peace (COCAP) – Coordinator (providing Secretariat also) Save the children – Member Secretary

National Social Protection Framework (Draft) Stakeholders' Consultations with I/NGOs
24 Aug, 2011

The consultation workshop realized a civil societies’ forum on social protection to raise of voice of right holders

Current Initiatives




Realizing the rights of children in Nepal through Child Sensitive Social Protection (PAHUNCH)


Promoting Social Protection floors in Nepal- Better Coverage for More People

Recent News


Social protection in Nepal: Major concerns and opportunities

At some points in their lives, people are exposed to illness, unemployment, natural calamities, or other risks.


Advocacy Plan of Social Protection and New Action for 2019 Designed

As a follow-up plan, another round of meetings was conducted to amend and revise the existing advocacy plan.


Workshop on the occasion of World Day Child Labor

SPCSN organized a half day workshop at Kathmandu with support from Save the Children on the occasion of World Day Child Labor against on 15th June 2018.

Members Coverage

Jhapa Ilam Panchthar Taplejung Morang Sunsari Bhojpur Dhankuta Terhathum Sankhuwasabha Saptari Siraha Udayapur Khotang Okhaldhunga Solukhumbu Dhanusha Mahottari Sarlahi Sindhuli Ramechhap Dolakha Bhaktapur Dhading Kathmandu Kavrepalanchok Lalitpur Nuwakot Rasuwa Sindhupalchok Bara Parsa Rautahat Chitwan Makwanpur Gorkha Kaski Lamjung Syangja Tanahu Manang Kapilvastu Nawalparasi-East Nawalparasi-West Rupandehi Arghakhanchi Gulmi Palpa Baglung Myagdi Parbat Mustang Dang Pyuthan Rolpa Rukum-East Rukum-West Salyan Dolpa Humla Jumla Kalikot Mugu Banke Bardiya Surkhet Dailekh Jajarkot Kailali Achham Doti Bajhang Bajura Kanchanpur Dadeldhura Baitadi Darchula Bagmati Province Gandaki Province Karnali Province Lumbini Province Province 2 Province 1 Sudurpaschim Province