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Bishnu Pathak. Peace, Policy and Democracy from Harmony and Nonviolence

Bishnu Pathak



Professor Bishnu Pathak, Ph.D.

GHA Ambassador of Peace and Disarmament from Harmony/Nonviolence in Asia

GHA book "Global Peace Science" coauthor:

https://peacefromharmony.org/docs/global-peace-science-2016.pdf (127-134 p)

by his article: Johan Galtungs Conflict Transformation Theory for Peaceful World:
Top and Ceiling of Traditional Peacemaking


Address: Kathmandu, Nepal

Web: Under Construction 
Email: pathakbishnu@gmail.com

Personal page: https://peacefromharmony.org/?cat=en_c&key=910



Personal data


Date of birth: 08/06/1965


Doctor of Philosophy o­n Conflict Management and Human Rights (1998-2004), Tribhuvan University, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Kathmandu, Nepal.

Master's Degree (Master of Arts) (1992-1995), Central Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal.



(a) Fathers Name: Mr. Dhanpati Pathak

Age: Died in 89 years (August 25, 2015)

Profession: Rural Farmer

Education: Illiterate

(b) Mothers Name: Ms. Ambika Devi Pathak

Age: Died in 86 years (January 9, 2013)

Profession: Rural Farmer

Education: Illiterate

(c)Lesson learnt from parents: Not to be a great man; but honest o­ne


Marital Status: married

Wife Name: Ms. Mina Pathak

Age: 47 (February 28, 1972)

Profession: Rural Farmer

Education: Under Graduate

Children: Two sons

(a) Name: Bimip Pathak

Age: 23 (January 15, 1996)

Profession: Student

Education: Studying Alternative Energy Engineering, Germany

(b) Name: Bimish Pathak

Age: 21 (July 25, 1997)

Profession: Student

Education: Studying International Trade, China


Hobbies: Innovative findings through researching, writings and teachings; travel etc.


Brief Resume

Current Status

(a)Vice-President, Global Harmony Association (GHA)

(b)Board Member, TRANSCEND Peace University

(c)Director, Peace and Conflict Studies Center: (Web address under constriction)

(d)Senior Peace, Security and Human Rights Expert, Wikistrat

(e)Editorial Board Member, World Journal of Social Science Research

(f)Executive Member, Worldwide Peace Organization

(g)Regional Convener, TRANSCEND International

(h)Advisory Board Member, Journal of Internal Displacement


General Overview

Mr. Bishnu Pathak has been done Doctor of Philosophy in interdisciplinary Human Rights and Conflict Management dimension in 2004 and has been working as a Professor of Human Security and Transitional Justice Studies.

Dr. Pathak had started his professional carrier as a Human Rights Researcher from INHURED International, Kathmandu in 1991. He was selected as a Guest Researcher at the Danish Centre for Human Rights, Copenhagen in 1999 where he worked for 18 months. He led the team and completed the Report o­n Security Risk Assessment at Transboundary Sacred Himalayan Landscape o­n the support of the Welthungerhilfe (WHH) and Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), Germany in August 2014. In 2013, he led a team to explore the methods for Process Documentation Research o­n Interfaith Peacebuilding Project under the United Mission to Nepal (UMN) which is published by Faculty of ORT Technical Institute, USA in 2017.

Together with a 4-member international team for the Evaluation of International Support to the Peace Process in Nepal (2006-2012), Professor Pathak worked as a Senior Peace, Security and Human Rights Expert from January 2012 to September 2013 o­n the support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Denmark. This Evaluation focused o­n the contributions made by Denmark, Switzerland, Finland, Germany, UK and Norway.

Transnational Professor Pathak had been working as a Senior Commissioner at the Commission for Investigation o­n Enforced Disappeared Persons (CIEDP) for the sake of truth, justice and reparation to the victims for dignified lives. He is the author over 100 international publications including Generations of Transitional Justice in the World (2019) and Nepals 2008 Constituent Assembly Elections: Converting Bullets to Ballots, East-West Center Bulletin. His book Politics of Peoples War and Human Rights in Nepal (2005) is a widely circulated volume. Many of his phenomenal papers and books are incorporated as references in many Universities across the globe.

Professor Pathak was involved to provide training to the Nepalese former combatants o­n DDR-SSR practicing in the Post-Conflict countries in the World; norms, values and principles of Human Rights; and Democratization Process in Nepal. Besides, he has been involving o­n Civil-Military Relations, Conflict Management, Military (Re)Integration, Human Rights, Federalism and Transitional Justice to the senior security personnel and senior civil servants.

Transdisciplinary Professor Pathak is committed to continue his exceptional contributions to societies through unwavering teachings, researching and writings for the universal social betterment. His entire works advocate for a world without war to ensure safety of children, men and women in schools, homes and jobs. His prime thrust is to liberate the people from injustice, inequity, indignity, insecurity, intolerance, inharmony and inhibition, which are found widespread in the society. Professor Pathak firmly believes that injustice happened anywhere is a struggle to justice everywhere.

Arduous Professor Pathak is the creator of the Peace-Conflict Lifecycle. Mr. Pathak has been nominating for Nobel Peace Prize each year for his innovation of Peace-Conflict Lifecycle since 2013 (see, Annex-I).






Publications, the most important:

1.Pathak, Bishnu. (2005). Politics of Peoples War and Human Rights in Nepal. Kathmandu: BIMIPA Publications.

2.Pathak, Bishnu. (July 25, 2019). Generations of Transitional Justice in the World. Advances in Social Sciences ResearchJournal. Vol.6,No.7.

3.Pathak, Bishnu. (2017). "Process Documentation of Interfaith Peacebuilding Cycle: A Case Study from Nepal". Examining Global Peacemaking in the Digital Age. Skokie: Faculty of ORT Technical Institute.

4.Pathak, Bishnu. (2017). "A Comparative Study of World's Truth Commissions: From Madness to Hope". World Journal of Social Science Research. Vol. 4, No. 3.

5.Pathak, Bishnu. (2017). Transformative Harmony and Inharmony in Nepal's Lost Transition. Delhi: Studera Press.

6.Pathak, Bishnu. (2016). "World's Disappearance Commissions: An Inhumanious Quest for Truth". World Journal of Social Science Research. Vol. 3, No. 3.




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