Nepal shares 1700 km open border with India and 1400 km border with China. Napoleon reportedly said that “to know a nation's geography was to know its foreign policy”. Nepal's geographical positioning in between India and China remained as the dominant determinant of Nepal's foreign policy.
In the contemporary era, the global power is shifting to Asia primarily with the rise of India and China and also the remaking of the international order is taking place with the enormous reshuffling in the balance of power. There is the urgent need for Nepal to rightly analyze the changing paradigm shift in the regional and international power structure...
Poor Haiti – so close to the US but so far from God is a common expression used to describe the misfortune of Haiti, the poorest country in the Western hemisphere ri... Read More
Former Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations
The imperatives for this Conference are both timely and substantive given that a new world order is emerging with the rise of nationalist leaders driven by populism against the established politica... Read More
Former Special Advisor MOFA and Former Finance Minister, Nepal
At a time when uni-polarity is at the threshold of nuclear-confrontation in East Asia; the East China Sea, South China Sea and Indian Oceans also are not beyond detrimental effects of the global im... Read More
Former Expert Member Foreign Policy Draft Sub-Committee, Nepal Parliament
Timely initiatives to discourse in pertinent issues, which need to be continued in the days to come too.... Read More
Associate Prof. MIRD, T.U
Comprehensive discussion on Revisiting Nepal Foreign Policy in Contemporary Global Power Structure is highly relevant and pertinent discourse in the unfolding national, regional and global context of ... Read More
Chairperson,Nepal Institute for Policy Studies (NIPS)
Revisiting thoroughly, redefining as necessary, reorienting with clarity. Let all of us come together to build the highest level of domestic consensus possible and to ensure the promotion of Nepals na... Read More
CEO, Asian Institute of Diplomacy & International Affairs (AIDIA)