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TERI-KAS Resource Dialogue

Resource security: contextualizing domestic interests in the global trade and investment framework

The inaugural of the conference was graced by distinguished speakers and guests. Shri Jairam Ramesh, Honorable MP of Rajya Sabha discussed the major challenges and opportunities surrounding the resource sector in India. Mr. Ashok Khosla, gave a comprehensive theme presentation on the outcomes of our resource choices and the factors that are critical for sustainable development. Mr. Khosla outlined how energy and resource choices have spiraling effect on the day to day lives of people and the economy. more…

Event Reports | November 24, 2016

33. Joint Staff Development Programme

Meeting of the KAS partner network in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh

The annual meeting of the KAS partner network Joint Staff Development programme took place from 10th to 13th of September for the 33rd time. Topic of this year conference, organised by the Statesman Print Journalism School (SPJS) in partnership with the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS), Kolkata, were “Smart Cities” and “Smart Villages”. more…

Deepica Sachdeva | Event Reports | September 21, 2016

The NIAS-KAS workshop on Armed Conflict, Peace Audit and Early Warning

A Decennial Review on issues of peace and conflict during the last ten years

The KAS Liaison Office India, together with the National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS), Bangalore organized the tenth annual conference at the NIAS Campus from 8th to 11th June 2016. Prof. D. Suba Chandran, NIAS, Dr. Christian Wagner, Senior Fellow, German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP), Berlin, Prof. Rajaram Nagappa, NIAS, Dr. Baldev Raj, NIAS and other prominent intellects had discussions on the issues of achieving peace and avoiding conflict during the last ten years, and also forecast the next decade. more…

Event Reports | June 14, 2016

Convocation of Statesman Print Journalism School

Awarding ceremony for giving diploma certificates to the students

On 23rd May the students of eighth batch of SPJS received their diploma certificates. more…

Mark Alexander Friedrich | Event Reports | May 23, 2016

Cooperating for Sustainability

Dialogue and conference programme within the framework of ADB-Annual Meeting in Frankfurt

An Indian Delegation of policymakers and experts was in Germany within the framework of the Annual meeting of Asian Development Bank organized by Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation India. Among these were Dr Anirban Ganguly, Director of Syama Prasad Mookerjee Research Foundation, and M. M. Pallam Raju, former Union Minister for Human Resources Development in the Indian Government of the UPA, who got an opportunity to meet Dr Angela Merkel, the Chancellor of Federal Republic of Germany, Federal Minister Dr Gerd Müller and the Parliamentary State Secretary Hans-Joachim Fuchtel. more…

Pankaj Madan, Mark Alexander Friedrich | Event Reports | May 3, 2016