This is the Presentation on, Mainstreaming DRR into National Plan, Policies and Programmes in Nepal, by Mr. Purushottam Ghimire, Joint Secretary, National Planning Commission (NPC), Nepal, delivered during the Regional workshop on Geo-referenced Disaster Risk Management Information System in South and South-West Asia, and central Asia, held on 10 to 12 July 2012 in Kathmandu, Nepal.
By Leonardo Baccini and Johannes Urpelainen
Why do countries form treaties that commit them to politically controversial reforms? Do these treaties cause economic reform across the world? Although a large body of literature has analyzed the causes and consequences of preferential trading agreements, previous studies mostly ignore the non-trade effects of PTAs. In this brief, the authors argue that these non-trade effects are central to understanding the causes and consequences of the recent wave of PTAs.