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Demonetisation: Opportunities and Challenges

The seminar was held, not as much to examine whether “Demonetisation” is good or bad, but with a larger objective to deliberate the Opportunities and Challenges that are likely to arise as a consequence of demonetisation. more…

Event Reports | December 21, 2016

Contours of a Security Architecture in South Asia

On 14th December 2016, Institute for Defence and Studies Analyses (IDSA) in partnership with the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS), organized a lecture by Dr. Christian Wagner, Senior Fellow, German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP), who was in India from the last three Months and researched on the “Security Architecture in South Asia”. The event was chaired by Amb. Jayant Prasad, Director General and Co-Chaired by Prof. S. D. Muni, distinguished Fellow. Also present were experts and researchers from IDSA, some of them from other countries as well. more…

Event Reports | December 16, 2016

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