Mr. Shyam KC, Research & Development Director of Asian Institute of Diplomacy and International Affairs (AIDIA) is presenting a paper on Sea access for land locked territories: Perspectives from Nepal on the session River and coastal connectivity in Eastern South Asia at Young Scholar’s Forum, 2019. The Session River and coastal connectivity in Eastern South Asia is Chaired by Amb. M. Shahidul Islam, Secretary General, BIMSTEC Secretariat and consists of prominent speakers like Prof. Nani Gopal Mahanta, Guwahati University, Dr. Mirza Rahman, IIT Guwahati, Prof. Enamul Haque, Professor, East West University, Dhaka, Bangladesh and Mr. Prithviraj Nath, Sr. Fellow, Asian Confluence.
Young Scholar’s Forum, 2019 is organized by the Asian Confluence with the theme of "Engaging Youth from the Region to Re-envision the regional discourse and action on Water and Rivers" on 18-19 March 2019. Diplomacy and International Affairs (AIDIA) is the supporting partner of the forum.