Thematic AreasInternational Relations & Foreign Affairs


  • News Digest: September 17-23, 2020

    September 25, 2020

    CESIF Nepal

    International Relations & Foreign Affairs Nepal invested in SAARC: Nepal has urged the SAARC members to reactivate the economic mechanism in an attempt to revitalize the member countries which are seriously hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. The 15th informal meeting amongst the SAARC finance ministers proposed this suggestion. Nepal’s representative also highlighted the importance ...

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  • News Digest (September 10-16, 2020)

    September 16, 2020

    CESIF Nepal

    International Relations & Foreign Policy Experts suggest senior-level dialogue: The experts have again suggested calling for a high-level dialogue to resolve Nepal-India disputes. The opposition leaders have been urging the Nepali government to get the ‘encroached land back’ and request India to remove its army from the encroached territories. All former ministers and experts ...

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  • News Digest (September 3-9, 2020)

    September 10, 2020

    CESIF Nepal

    International Relations & Foreign Policy BIMSTEC’s fifth summit to be held in January 2021: The chair of BIMSTEC Sri Lanka has proposed to hold the fifth summit in the first half of January 2021 given the COVID-19 pandemic. Ahead of the summit and ministerial meetings, the member states will discuss the proposal and other ...

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  • News Digest (August 27 – September 2, 2020)

    September 3, 2020

    CESIF Nepal

    Nepal-India headed towards boundary settlement; Nepal’s Foreign Policy; Nepal-India discusses petroleum infrastructure; A tussle over Indian media news reports

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  • News Digest (August 20 – August 26, 2020)

    August 26, 2020

    CESIF Nepal

    International Relations & Foreign Policy Nepal-India headed towards boundary settlement: Following two meetings between Nepal-India, the Boundary Working Group is looking towards a possible meeting to resolve the boundary dispute. Officials revealed that the meeting would be held at the earliest. Nepal is waiting for India’s response to its invitation for holding the meeting ...

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  • News Digest

    August 20, 2020

    CESIF Nepal

    40 District Administration Offices (DOPs) have imposed partial or complete prohibition in different areas after a spike in the Coronavirus cases.

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  • News Digest (August 6 – August 12, 2020)

    August 13, 2020

    CESIF Nepal

    The Ministry of Health and Population has said that the risk of COVID-19 will continue in Nepal until the virus is contained in India. 33 people died in a week from August 5 to August 12 due to COVID-19.

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  • News Digest (July 30 – August 5, 2020)

    August 5, 2020

    CESIF Nepal

    News Digest (July 30 – August 5, 2020) Domestic Politics Nepal Communist Party (NCP): The152 members of the Central Working Committee of NCP demanded a meeting to settle the ongoing dispute within the party as soon as possible. The members who submitted the written statement for the same are close to the Nepal-Dahal faction of the ...

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  • News Digest (July 23 – July 29, 2020)

    August 3, 2020

    CESIF Nepal

    The guidelines for repatriation of the migrant workers seem to further delay their homecoming. The migrant workers expressed their discontent towards the guideline, as many workers remain to be excluded from the list of workers being repatriated.

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  • News Digest (July 16– July 22, 2020)

    July 23, 2020

    CESIF Nepal

    Domestic Politics The Nepal Communist Party (NCP): Oli and Dahal failed to reach a conclusion on July 15 and were scheduled to meet again on July 16, a day before the standing committee meeting was supposed to resume; the NCP senior leader Madhav Nepal was to attend the July 16 Oli-Dahal meeting as well. ...

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