About APSS

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The APSS is politically independent, scholarly association, established in 2001, supporting and encouraging the training, research, dialogue, round-tables and national cooperation of political scientists, theorists, practitioners, policy makers, journalists, researchers and students either in formal education or those interested in political issues and other intellectuals, across Nepal and beyond.

British Ambassador HE John Tucknott and Indian Ambassador HE Jayant Prasad at APSS Seminar

The APSS has a moderate pool of members across the country, working relationships with Nepalese political parties, relevant departments of Universities and different academic and professional associations and unions. It has now 7 provincial level chapters, and 43 locally-active youth groups have been affiliated to pursue APSS policy and programme implementation. Formally in 2006 the APSS got registered at local authority of Government with a Charter, the APSS is non-profit making and non-religious Association.

Apart from special programmes and projects the APSS stands for the following regular jobs as the main operation to academically influence the contemporary and next generation of politics:
National Political Science Conference
APSS Newsletter RealPolitik
Democracy Dialogue

Political Roundtable
The APSS Political Roundtable is part of the APSS’s slate of regular events and is designed to be a small meeting among 30 like-minded individuals to discuss various issues related to governance, politics and economy of the nation and region. Open exclusively to members of the APSS, the session features a short presentation by an invited guest, and includes a short question-and-answer segment. Thought-leaders and opinion-makers from around the nation and the globe are regularly featured in our Political Roundtable sessions.