Putting People & Planet First

Global South Initiative (GSI) is an independent, non-profit, non-governmental, advocacy and campaigning organization based in Kathmandu. It is registered with the Government of Nepal, and have affiliation with the District Administration Office, Kathmandu and the Social Welfare Council as well as with other international civil society networks and UN entities.


Global South Initiative envisions an ecologically sound world, free from poverty and injustice.


To improve the lives of the people by addressing the issues of poverty, inequality and injustice.


Transparency, Accountability, Equity, Integrity, Fairness, People centric, and Environment friendly.


Green Economy

We advocate for decent work, tax justice and green jobs to respond the global challenges of environmental protection and economic development.

Democracy & Human Rights

Global South Initiative promotes democracy, integrity, rule of law and human rights. We amplify the voices of those living in poverty and injustice.

Climate Justice

We demand realization and urgency of climate change and environmental challenges by organizing mass mobilization and promoting grassroots leadership.

Social Entrepreneurship

We accelerate social entrepreneurs supporting enterprising leadership, ideas, and initiatives. We bring people together, encourage social cohesion and build networks among them. We empower people so that they can use their business skills to solve social, environmental, or economic problems that has direct effect on their community, in society or the world.

Key Working Strategies

We are promoting participatory, pro-poor and environment friendly sustainable development through advocacy, campaigning, community awareness and social mobilization.
Advocacy & Policy Engagement

Advocacy & Policy Engagement

Policy engagement with policy makers and the government based on research and information/knowledge.

Partnership & Networking

Partnership & Networking

Partnership with other organizations, government, development agencies and the private sector for the effective impacts.

Mobilization & Campaigns

Mobilization & Campaigns

We run campaigns and organize mobilization from local to national level for the equal participation of citizens in decision making.


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Putalisadak-32, Kathmandu, Nepal

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