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Non Traditional Themes in Asian Foreign Policies’

March 23-24, 2015


Monday, March 23, 2015
09:30 am – 10.00 am


10.00 am – 11.00 am Inaugural Session
Welcome Remarks:

Ambassador Rajiv K. Bhatia
Director General
Indian Council of World Affairs (ICWA),
New Delhi

Special Remarks:

Shri. Vinod Kumar,
Additional Secretary
(International Organisations), Ministry of External Affairs, India

Inaugural Address:

Ambassador Shashank
Former Foreign Secretary, India

Book Launch:

Launch of “India’s Asia-Pacific Engagement:
Impulses and Imperatives” edited by
Ambassador Amar Nath Ram

Remarks by: Ambassador Amar Nath Ram
Vote of Thanks:

Shri. Nagendra Kumar Saxena
Deputy Director General
Indian Council of World Affairs (ICWA)
New Delhi

11:00 am- 11:30am Tea/Coffee

11.30 am- 1.00 pm

Session I: 
Non Traditional Themes: The Evolving Concept


Tan Sri Rastam Bin Mohd Isa
Institute of Strategic and International Studies (ISIS)
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


Professor Varun Sahni
Centre for International Politics, Organization and Disarmament (CIPOD)
School of International Studies
Jawaharlal Nehru University
New Delhi

Dr. Mely Caballero-Anthony
Associate Professor and Head of the Centre for Non-Traditional Security Studies
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS) Nanyang Technological University

Dr. Ajey Lele
Institute of Defence Studies & Analyses (IDSA)
New Delhi

1.00 pm – 2.00 pm Lunch
2.00 pm – 3.30 pm

Session II:
Challenges of Economy, Public Health and Ecology


Ambassador Chandrashekhar Dasgupta
Distinguished Fellow
The Energy & Resources Institute (TERI)
New Delhi


Dr. Prodipto Ghosh
Distinguished Fellow
The Energy & Resources Institute (TERI)
New Delhi

Dr. Dushni Neelika Weerakoon
Deputy Director
Institute of Policy Studies
Colombo, Sri Lanka

Mr. Anshuman
Associate Director
The Energy & Resources Institute (TERI)
New Delhi

3.30 pm – 3.45pm Tea/Coffee

3.45 pm – 5.15pm

Session III:
Challenges of Insecurity & Violence


Dr. Sriram Sundar Chaulia
Professor and Dean
Jindal School of International Affairs
O. P. Jindal Global University, Sonepat

Professor Moustafa Kamel Ahmed El Sayed Ali
Cairo University
Cairo, Egypt

Professor Nani  Gopal  Mahanta
Guwahati University

Dr. Marie Carine Lall
UCL Institute of Education
London, United Kingdom