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Is the Press doing its Job?

8. Editors' Conclave in Kolkata

The Editor's Conclave, held for the eighth time, was organised by the C. R. Irani Foundation and the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung took place from December 10 to 11 in Kolkata. Topic of the two-day conference was, is the Press is doing its Job. The keynote speech was given by veteran journalist and book author Dr. Michael Lüders, who after the conference held a seminar of three days at the Statesman Print Journalism School (SPJS) with students. more…

Mark Alexander Friedrich | Event Reports | December 15, 2016

29th Congress of the CDU of Germany

Dialogue and study programme with an outlook on the German election year 2017 in Essen

A delegation of Indian politicians, accompanied by Nalin Kohli, National Spokesperson of the BJP, is currently visiting the CDU Party Congress in Essen. more…

Deepica Sachdeva | Event Reports | December 6, 2016

Global Emissions Reduction

Motivators, Obstacles and the Role of Germany

Results of a comparative survey of experts in China, India, Russia and the USA. The report shows that there are many differences between the four countries, but also some similarities. It particularly highlights the fact that preventing climate change is still not a major motivating factor when it comes to reducing emissions. more…

Jasper Eitze, Vedrana Lemor, Dr. Hans-Jürgen Frieß, Katja Kiefer | November 28, 2016



On 22nd and 23rd November 2016, Forum for Strategic Initiatives (FSI) in partnership with the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS), organised a national seminar on trends and developments in the China-Indian relationships and what the rise of China entails and our policy options to shape this relationship. Prominent speakers included Ambassador Shyam Saran, former Foreign Secretary, Ambassador Shivshankar Menon and also Professor Emeritus John W. Garver, who specializes in China’s foreign relations. more…

Mark Alexander Friedrich | Event Reports | November 24, 2016

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