Professor Dr. Surya Dhungel is a senior advocate and has served as a constitutional legal advisor to the President of Nepal. He has served in the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNOHCHR) in Cambodia from 1999 to 2006. In 2004, he was seconded to the United Nations Mission in Liberia for two years as Rule of Law Adviser. He has also contributed to the constitution building support program of UNDP Nepal as Senior Project Manager for 18 months. He has co-authored two leading books on the Nepalese Constitution and legal system in English, and published several articles on contemporary legal issues. He is the member of Kathmandu University School of Law Planning Advisory Committee.