The Institute for Strategic and Socio-Economic Research (ISSR) will be organizing a conference on ” Strengthening Cooperation among BBIN Countries: The Road Ahead” during April 17- April 18, 2017 in Kathmandu. The conference will explore bilateral, trilateral and quadrilateral issues within the sub-regional arrangements of BBIN group. The issues covered will include trade facilitation, connectivity, electricity trade, and climate change. The participants will be from all the BBIN countries ( Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, and Nepal) representing selected think-tanks from these countries. ISSR will also invite policy makers, research scholars, academia, media and private sector representatives.