|Centre for South Asian Studies is a premier think-tank in Nepal. It organizes seminars and conferences
and publishes books on issues of vital importance to Nepal. SAARC and regional cooperation in South
Asia has been its forte’. The Centre for South Asian Studies (CSAS) is a fully independent, non-political,
secular, research think-tank based in Kathmandu, Nepal. It organizes conferences and conducts research
in areas of South Asian regional cooperation, peace and conflict in South Asia, small arms proliferation,
trade and connectivity and strategic issues concerning South Asian countries as well as Nepal's conduct
of international relations. CSAS is also involved in research, dissemination and deliberation on Nepal's
current peace process and constitution drafting with several programs on federalism and integration.
In partnership with the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, a German political foundation, CSAS has been
implementing 'Nepal's National Interests' project for the year 2010.
CSAS is a founder member of the South Asian Regional Research Forum (SARRF), led by BIPSS,
Dhaka. - CSAS is a founder member of the Nepal Security Sector network (NSSN), Kathmandu.
For more information about CSAS please visit: http://www.csas.org.np/