The Institute for Strategic and Socio-Economic Research (ISSR) organized a conference on ” Strengthening Cooperation among BBIN Countries: The Road Ahead” during April 17- April 18, 2017 in Kathmandu. The conference was organized in collaboration with the United Nations ESCAP, The Asia Foundation, and Pavilion Group, Nepal
The conference explored bilateral, trilateral and quadrilateral issues within the sub-regional arrangements of BBIN group. The issues covered in this conference includes trade facilitation, connectivity, electricity trade, and climate change. The participants were from all the BBIN countries (Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, and Nepal) representing selected think-tanks from these countries. Policy makers, research scholars, academia, media and private sector representatives were also invited.