Sunday, 19 September, 2021

NIICE Nepal organising Global Conclave on Connecting Nepal to the World


By TRN Online, Kathmandu, June 24: Nepal Institute for International Cooperation and Engagement (NIICE) is organizing a three-day Global Conclave under the theme 'Connecting Nepal to the World' from June 25-27.

The conclave will bring together the leaders, diplomats, business leaders and scholars from all around the globe.

"The objective of the conclave is to introduce Nepal to the world and at the same time update the Nepalese policy makers and experts about the fast-changing geopolitics, which will help Nepal reshape its foreign policy to achieve its national goal" NIICE said in its press release issued on Wednesday.

The Conclave will have around 45 sessions, and participants from more than 30 countries.

There will be discussions on Nepal’s Foreign Policy; Foreign Policy of India and China; Foreign Direct Investment and Foreign Aid to Nepal; Nepal’s Relations with India and China; Security of Siliguri Corridor; Future of Indo-Pacific Strategy; Rise of China; Rising Asia; Soft Power and Public Diplomacy; Nuclear Disarmament, Arms Control and Non-Proliferation; US Foreign Policy under Biden Administration; SAARC and BIMSTEC; Gender in International Relations.

The conclave will be broadcasted on different platforms simultaneously including ZOOM, Facebook LIVE and Twitter. Global experts from different time zones will be speaking across the 72 hour conclave featured discussions about what's happening on a global scale with a centered theme on international and global affairs.

The event is supported by world’s various reputed institutions such as  Center for Chinese and East Asian Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU, India), the Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS), National University of Singapore, the Institute of China Studies, University of Malaya (Malaysia), the Center for South Asian Studies, Fudan University (China), the Institute of Asian Studies, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok (Thailand), the School of Public Affairs, American University (US), the Global South Studies Center, University of Cologne (Germany), and the United Service Institution of India (USI, India), the NIICE said.