The event, moderated by ED Prakash Kumar Suvedi on "Harnessing Regional Synergies for Development in the BIMSTEC Region"

BIMSTEC Secretary General Indramani Pandey made a captivating presentation on "Harnessing Regional Synergies for Development in the BIMSTEC Region" at an interaction programme organized by CEDA. The event, moderated by Prakash Kumar Suvedi from the Institute of Foreign Affairs Nepal, took place on 20 May 2024.

"Institute of Foreign Affairs ED Holds Courtesy Meeting with Senior Journalists - May 15, 2024"

On May 15, 2024, the Executive Director of the Institute of Foreign Affairs (IFA) engaged in a courtesy meeting with senior journalists specializing in diplomacy, foreign policy, and international relations. This initiative aims to foster collaboration between journalists and IFA Nepal for enhanced insights and mutual cooperation. Read More

Interaction program about research status and key areas of possible collaboration with research thank tank. Organized by the Parliamentary Studies and Research Section.

Interaction program about research status and key areas of possible collaboration with research thank tank. Organized by the Parliamentary Studies and Research Section. Read More

Hon'ble Minister for Foreign Affairs visiting IFA

Orientation Programs for MA/DA

Orientation Programs Military Attaches and Military Advisors at IFA, 24th Sept. 2023 Read More

HE Mr Hanan Goder, the Ambassador of Israel at IFA

His Excellency Mr Hanan Goder, the Ambassador of Israel to Nepal with IFA Executives and MoFA Officials Read More

IFA Diplomatic Orientation-2023

Orientation Programs for Foreign Service Officials (Section Officers and Nayab Subba) Read More

HE Salahuddin Noman Chowdhury, Ambassador of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh to Nepal at IFA, July 28, 2023

The Institute of Foreign Affairs (IFA) had the privilege of hosting a thought-provoking lecture on Nepal-Bangladesh Relations delivered by His Excellency Salahuddin Noman Chowdhury, Ambassador of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh to Nepal. Read More

Interactions programs for Ambassadors Designates

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Democracy and Election: Neighborhood Experience

Elections in South Asian nations are a big and historic endeavor for the whole region. India's election is the world's largest. Pakistan just transitioned power from one elected government to another. Nepal is hosting municipal elections shortly, and its road to democracy has been extraordinary since the introduction of the federal system. Elections have been tumultuous in Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, the Maldives, and Bhutan. Read More

National Dialogue on Foreign Policy, June 29, 2019

Panelists of National Dialogue on Foreign Policy, Kathmandu, June 29, 2019

Book Launch & Seminar ON Economic Diplomacy

On the auspicious occasion of the 50th Anniversary of establishment of Nepal-Bangladesh Diplomatic Relations Read More

Dialogue on Democracy in Inclusive Society in collaboration with Institute of Foreign Affairs (IFA) and Ministry of Foreign Affairs Indonesia, 20 March 2024.

Dialogue on Democracy in Inclusive Society in collaboration with Institute of Foreign Affairs (IFA) and Ministry of Foreign Affairs Indonesia, 20 March 2024.

Institute of Foreign Affairs (IFA) and Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for Institutional collaboration.

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Press meet on 'Sagarmatha Sambaad'

Hon. Minister Pradip Gyawali briefing the media for 'Sagarmatha Sambaad' Read More

Orientation Programs for MA/DA

Orientation Programs for the newly appoined Military Attaches and Military Advisors at IFA, 24th September, 2023 Read More

Book Launching Program, June 25, 2021

Institute of Foreign Affairs (IFA) released its publications including a peer-reviewed Journal called Journal of Foreign Affairs (JoFA) on June 25, 2021, in the gracious presence of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli. While addressing the august gathering, PM Oli praised the IFA's works and extend his best wishes for the continuation of scholarly activities in the coming days too. Former Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, Foreign Secretary Bharat Raj Poudyal, and IFA Executive Director Rajesh Shrestha also spoke on the event.

Diplomats' Forum Series-II, March 22, 2021

Institute of Foreign Affairs(IFA) in collaboration with Nepal Institute for Policy Research(NIPoRe) organized Diplomats' Forum: Series 2 on "National Attributes in the Nepali Foreign Policy Making" on March 22, opting to deliberate and interact on Foreign Policy initiatives and commensurate actions that have been figuring out prominently across the globe ... Read More

Dialogue on Democracy in Inclusive Society in collaboration with Institute of Foreign Affairs (IFA) and Ministry of Foreign Affairs Indonesia, 20 March 2024.

Dialogue on Democracy in Inclusive Society in collaboration with Institute of Foreign Affairs (IFA) and Ministry of Foreign Affairs Indonesia, 20 March 2024. Read More

Dialogue on Democracy in Inclusive Society in collaboration with Institute of Foreign Affairs (IFA) and Ministry of Foreign Affairs Indonesia, 20 March 2024.

Dialogue on Democracy in Inclusive Society in collaboration with Institute of Foreign Affairs (IFA) and Ministry of Foreign Affairs Indonesia, 20 March 2024. Read More

Dialogue on Democracy in Inclusive Society in collaboration with Institute of Foreign Affairs (IFA) and Ministry of Foreign Affairs Indonesia, 20 March 2024.

Dialogue on Democracy in Inclusive Society in collaboration with Institute of Foreign Affairs (IFA) and Ministry of Foreign Affairs Indonesia, 20 March 2024. Read More

Dialogue on Democracy in Inclusive Society in collaboration with Institute of Foreign Affairs (IFA) and Ministry of Foreign Affairs Indonesia, 20 March 2024.

Dialogue on Democracy in Inclusive Society in collaboration with Institute of Foreign Affairs (IFA) and Ministry of Foreign Affairs Indonesia, 20 March 2024.

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Conceived as a catalyst body for generating national consensus on foreign policy issues, the Institute of Foreign Affairs also caters to the professional training needs of Nepalese officials servicing foreign affairs offices of the Government of Nepal. As a think tank, IFA delves into research studies on matters of national interest particularly Nepal’s relations and conduct with foreign countries.

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