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Welcome to Institute Of Foreign Affairs

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

Economic Diplomacy

Economic diplomacy is concerned with economic policy issues. Economic diplomats also monitor and report on economic policies in foreign countries and offer advice to the home government on how best to influence them. Economic diplomacy employs economic resources, either as rewards or sanctions, in pursuit of a particular foreign policy objective.Read more

Nepal’s Foreign Policy

The Institute of Foreign Affairs (IFA), which was set up in 1993 as a wing or an integral part of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) of His Majesty’s Government of Nepal (HMG), was reconstituted and revamped in 1998. Designed to serve as a think-tank on foreign policy related issues, the Institute focuses on policy research, training and dissemination of informationRead more