Representatives from International Legal Foundation-Nepal, (ILF-Nepal)  including from the Supreme Court of Nepal and Public Defender Society of Nepal (PDS-Nepal), visited the NDS Harlem office today for a discussion on the global challenges and strategies for providing public defense to poor, marginalized and vulnerable persons.

ILF- Nepal and PDS -Nepal have recently launched a groundbreaking early access project in Nepal and the Lalitpur District Court is the first court in Nepal to provide detainees with access to a lawyer BEFORE they appear in court.