Experts for revisiting foreign policy

- Post Report, Kathmandu

Apr 6, 2017-

The Asian Institute of Diplomacy and International Affairs (AIDIA), a foreign policy think-tank based in Kathmandu, in cooperation with Mid-Western University hosted a conference on ‘Revisiting Nepal’s Foreign Policy in Contemporary Global Power Structure’ in the Capital on Wednesday.

More than 25 speakersparticipated in a discussion session held on six themes—Understanding Contemporary International System and Global Power Structure, Revisiting Guiding Principles of Nepal Foreign Policy, Scrutinizing Nepal’s Presence in Regional and International Fora, Managing Geo-strategic Rivalry of Immediate Neighbours: A Pragmatic Foreign Policy Approach for Nepal, Discourse in Nepal Foreign Policy Realm (Buffer to Bridge, Trilateral Cooperation) and Nepal’s Foreign Relations vis-à-vis Labour Destination


Shyam KC, the Research and Development Director of AIDIA, said that the

primary objective of the conference was to revisit Nepal’s foreign policy in

reference to the contemporary remaking of international order, the global power shifts to Asia, reshuffling of the global balance of power, the rise of China and India and its impact on Nepal’s foreign policy.

Published: 06-04-2017 08:22

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