Moderator: Mr. Ashirwad Tripathy

Internet Society Internet For Education SIG


         Objective of the Session: To discuss the implications of surveillance, data privacy, and the concept of a national internet gateway on internet fragmentation in Nepal.

         Scope of the Session:-

  • Examination of national internet gateway models and their impact on internet freedom.
  • Privacy concerns associated with increased digital surveillance.
  • Balancing security needs with citizen privacy rights.
  • Analysis of potential fragmentation risks and their socio-political implications for Nepal’s internet landscape.




Ms. Yamin Bhattarai

Information Security Unit Head


Mr. Suvash Khadka


ISP Association of Nepal

Mr. Bikram Shrestha


Nepal Internet Foundation

Mr. Santosh Sigdel

Executive Director,

Digital Rights Nepal