Political Rountables

The APSS Political Roundtable is conducted very regularly in the capital city, which are part of the APSS’s slate of regular events and is designed to be like sizable meeting among 30-40 scholars from major political parties and opinion makers, experts and individuals to discuss various issues related to governance, politics and economy of the nation and region. Open exclusively to members of the APSS, political leaders/activists and academia, the session features a short presentation by an invited guest and includes a short question-and-answer segment. Senior political leader, professor, GON minister and foreign leader, senior GON Administrator, freelance expert etc.) from around the nation and beyond are regularly featured as the guest presenter in our Political Roundtable sessions.

Early Political Round Table on ‘challenges to peace process. hosted by APSS, in 2005 before Nepal’s peace process initiation. The round table also hosted UNMIN Head of Nepal Mr. Ian Martin. From left – Mr. Gopal Man Shrestha, then Acting President of Nepali Congress Party (D) who later became Deputy Prime Minister and Minister, Mr. Madhav Kumar Nepal, then General Secretary of CPN (UML) Party who later became Prime Minister of Nepal in 2009, and Mr. Ram Chandra Paudel, then General Secretary of Nepali Congress Party who later became Peace Minister and Deputy Prime Minister, Mr. Paudel is currently the President of Nepal. Middle in behind row, Mr. Parshu Ram Kafle, journo.