IFA and PRI discuss for possible collaboration, June 30, 2020

IFA and PRI discuss for possible collaboration, June 30, 2020 Read More

Orientation Program for Ambassadors' Designate

Orientation Program for Ambassadors' Designate organized by IFA Read More

Receiving Foreign Diplomat

Interaction with the First Secretary of the Embassy of India, Kathmandu, at IFA premises, on Feb 25, 2021. Read More

Press meet on 'Sagarmatha Sambaad'

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

National Dialogue on Foreign Policy, June 29, 2019

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

Book Launching Program, June 25, 2021

Institute of Foreign Affairs (IFA) released its publications including a peer-reviewed Journal on June 25, 2021, in the gracious presence of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli. Read More

IFA Research Symposium, August 19, 2021

In order to achieve the mandate and objectives and to make the forthcoming works more effective, it is necessary to prevent the shortage of any kind of resources on behalf of quality research works and policy reviews. Against the backdrop of increasing global balance of power and cumulative challenges to the conduct of foreign policy and international relations, the Government of Nepal needs to activate the Institute of Foreign Affairs to play an additional role in assisting the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in conducting strategic policy briefs, policy briefings and policy studies. Read More

National Dialogue on Foreign Policy, June 29, 2019

Rt. Hon'ble Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli at National Dialogue on Foreign Policy, Kathmandu, Jun 29, 2019 Read More

IFA Research Symposium, August 19, 2021

Scholars at the event

Call for Abstracts

Institute of Foreign Affairs (IFA) invites you to submit abstracts for the Journal of Foreign Affairs, Volume 2. Contributors are expected to send conceptually rich, empirically grounded and policy-oriented abstracts, not exceeding 450 words by September 10, 2021, via email at: managingeditorifa@gmail.com. Read More

IFA Research Symposium, August 19, 2021

Scholars at the event

IFA Research Symposium, August 19, 2021

Executive Director, Rajesh Shrestha addressing the session

IFA invites abstracts for the Journal of Foreign Affairs, Volume 2.

TIMELINE: Submission of Abstracts: 10th September, 2021 Notification of the Acceptance of Abstracts: 18th September, 2021 Submission of Preliminary Drafts: 29th October, 2021 Double Blinded Review Progress: 1st November to 30th November, 2021 Submission of Final Drafts: 15th December, 2021 Read More

IFA invites abstracts for the Journal of Foreign Affairs, Volume 2.

TIMELINE: Submission of Abstracts: 10th September, 2021 Notification of the Acceptance of Abstracts: 18th September, 2021 Submission of Preliminary Drafts: 29th October, 2021 Double Blinded Review Progress: 1st November to 30th November, 2021 Submission of Final Drafts: 15th December, 2021 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. Read More

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

Interaction with Delegates from Fudan University, China

Six-member Delegation led by Prof Zhang Weiwei from Fudan University, Shanghai, China, visited the Institute of Foreign Affairs (IFA) on November 17, 2019. Read More

Hon'ble Pradeep Kumar Gyawali

Consultation on foreign policy directives Read More

IFA invites you to submit abstract for the Journal of Foreign Affairs, Volume 2.

TIMELINE: Submission of Abstracts: 10th September, 2021 Notification of the Acceptance of Abstracts: 18th September, 2021 Submission of Preliminary Drafts: 29th October, 2021 Double Blinded Review Progress: 1st November to 30th November, 2021 Submission of Final Drafts: 15th December, 2021 Read More

Nepal and South Asia: US Withdrawal from Afghanistan

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Diplomats' Forum-III on US Withdrawal from Afghanistan: Implication to Nepal and Regional Order

IFA held a seminar of Diplomats' Forum-III on US Withdrawal from Afghanistan: Implication to Nepal and Regional Order in association with Nepal Institute for Policy Research (NIPORe) on 10th September, 2021. Read More

Diplomats' Forum-III, September 10, 2021

On US Withdrawal from Afghanistan: Implication to Nepal and Regional Order Read More

Welcome to Institute of Foreign Affairs

Institute of Foreign Affairs (IFA) is a policy research think tank supported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. IFA provides training needs of Nepali foreign affairs officials of the Government of Nepal. IFA undertakes research studies on national interest in Nepal’s relations and conducts with foreign countries. Founded as an integral part of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1993, it was reconstituted as a semi-autonomous body in the year 2012. The honorable Minister of Foreign Affairs heads the development board of the institute and the Foreign Secretary represents the ministry as an ex-officio member of the board.

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Call for Abstracts

Journal of Foreign Affairs fulfills that objective to some extent by encouraging abstract submission from foreign policy experts, diplomats, academici...

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Diplomats' Forum Episode II

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Orientation Program for Defence Attachés

Concerns of national and strategic importance like conventional and comprehensive security concept and defence diplomacy preceded all other diplomatic...

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