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Call for Papers
August 15, 2019
Subject Fields: 
Area Studies, Diplomacy and International Relations, Political Science, Social Sciences, South Asian History / Studies


Center for Diplomacy and Development (CDD), Kathmandu is planning to publish a book with the title NEPAL’S FOREIGN POLICY: EMERGING CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES focusing on Nepal’s foreign policy issues, her relations with her neighbours, great powers and donor countries. The book would also explore the emerging challenges and opportunities for Nepal’s foreign policy. The broad sub-themes of the book are (but not limited to):

  • Nepal’s Foreign Policy
  • Nepal’s Soft Power
  • Role of Think Tanks in Shaping Nepal’s Foreign Policy
  • Nepal’s Relations with its Neighbours (India and China)
  • Nepal’s Relations with Great Powers (US, Russia, China, UK, Japan, Germany, France)
  • Nepal’s Relations with its donor countries like EU, Norway, Switzerland, Demark, Australia, South Korea, Finland, Canada and others
  • Nepal and the United Nations
  • Nepal’s Role in UN Peace Keeping Force,
  • Opportunities and Challenges to Nepal’s Foreign Policy
  • Economic Diplomacy of Nepal
  • Nepal and Regional Organisation (SAARC, BIMSTEC, etc)
  • Role of International Donors in Socio-Economic Transformation of Nepal (Women Empowerment, Gender Equality, Reconstruction, Democratization, Climate Change, Conflict Mitigation, Sustainable Development, Livelihood, etc)

The book would be edited by Mr Mohan Krishna Shrestha (CEO of CDD and Former Nepalese Ambassador to France) and Dr. Pramod Jaiswal, General Secretary of CDD and Faculty at Tribhuvan University. 

Request to send the paper before 30 July 2019 at email: and the length of the paper should be between 3000 to 4500 words.

Please use citations; avoid footnotes and endnotes. Those interested, please send your abstract (not more than 250 words), and brief bio (of 100 words) before 10 June 2019 to Dr. Pramod Jaiswal, email:

Appropriate remuneration will be provided for to the accepted papers.

Contact Info: 

Dr Pramod Jaiswal

Center for Diplomacy and Development

Kathmandu, Nepal