JONY MAINALY is a Program Director at Digo Bikas Institute and teaches Environmental Law
in LL.B in Kathmandu School of Law. Ms. Mainaly concentrates her practice and research in
environmental, human rights law. Ms. Mainaly is a Climate Reality Leader trained by Al Gore,
the former Vice-President of the United States of America. Ms. Mainaly convened a national
level Climate Lawyer Moot Court Competition in climate change and environmental law in
Nepal in 2010. Ms. Mainaly is attending and following Conference of Parties to United Nations
Framework Convention on Climate Change negotiations since, 2010.
Ms. Mainaly has been awarded with an International Climate Champion Award from the British
Council Nepal, 2010. As a Fulbright Scholar 2013-14. Ms. Mainaly holds an LL.M. degree with
Environmental Law Certificate from the Duke University School of Law. Earlier she completed
her LL.B. from Kathmandu School of Law, Purbanchal University.
She leverages her experience and research in climate change law/policy, environmental and
human rights law and policy where she has authored different publications in the area.