Economic and trade integration at the global and regional level has faced a strong headwind in recent years as the multilateral trade body—the World Trade Organization—is struggling to remain relevant in global trade architecture. Trade negotiations are stymied and appellate body, also the umpire of global trade rules, has been abandoned. Trump administration is continuously blocking the appointment of the judges in the appellate body and the new agendas of WTO reform are being pushed for providing the developed countries more space for maneuvering international trade rules for protection of their product and services.
September 19, 2020 08:46 AM NPT
By: Karma Tamang
What would be the dream of parents for a daughter born today on constitution day in the middle of a pandemic? Most likely a good health, proper education and of course a perfect husband. If the family is well enough financially, COVID-19 and schooling would probably be a lesser problem. What about the effect of the constitution in the course of her life?
Recently Youth Advocacy Nepal organized a virtual workshop on the rationale of drafting a volunteerism policy in Nepal. For those who follow me, this is a subject I am deeply passionate about and I truly believe that drafting and implementing such policy could be a big game-changer for Nepal.
The global havoc caused by the Covid-19 pandemic has once again made the world leaders come together in containing this menacing virus. The proponents of ultra-nationalism have extended their hands for both helping and getting help even from their inimical states. The virus has impacted the world to the extent of igniting a debate on rechristening the era after this pandemic as After Corona (AC). This is a great call, after World War-II that formed the United Nations, to work together in addressing global challenges collectively.