Each year , NCCS has been organizing national level seminars and regional seminars covering South-Asia. In January 2004, a national seminar on Participatory Democracy in Nepal was organized in Kathmandu, with eleven speakers presenting their papers. The sessions were attended by a selectively invited group of academics, politicians, and others, who contributed significantly to the discussions after the sessions. The papers have been published as an edited volume Nepal: Quest for Participatory Democracy.
A regional seminar on Non-traditional Security: State, Society and Democracy in South Asia was organized by NCCS on 16 and 17 November 2004 in Kathmandu. Eleven experts from all over South Asia presented their papers on the topic. The papers and the experts were - Human Security in South Asia - S.D. Muni; Human Security: Poverty Alleviation, Education and Health Service - Indra Jit Rai; Democracy, Pluralism and Security - Lok Raj Baral; Cross-Border Human Traffic in South Asia: A Security Perspective from India's Northeast - Wasbir Hussain; What is the 'New' Security Agenda for South Asia? - Sridhar Khatri; Insurgency: The Break with Tradition in Sri Lanka's Peace Process - Jehan Perera; Globalization, glocalisation and South Asia Security/Insecurity - B. Rameshbabu; Trenches of Violence: Military, Militarism and Militarization of Social Sphere in Nepal - Dhruba Kumar; and Militarization and Security: Pakistani Perspective - Hasan Askari Rizvi. The papers presented in the seminar have been published as a book titled Non-traditional Security: State, Society and Democracy in South Asia and Nepal.
NCCS organized a two day regional seminar on Restructuring the State in South Asia, in Pokhara on 28 and 29 April 2007. Papers were presented and discussions held on Indian, Pakistani, Sri Lankan and Bangladeshi perspectives, caste, ethnicity and gender perspectives, and Madhesh perspectives on restructuring of the state.