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RESEARCH AND INFORMATION SYSTEM FOR DEVELOPING COUNTRIES  ,  NEW DELHI


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Research and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS), a New Delhi based autonomous think-tank under the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, is an organization that specializes in policy research on international economic issues and development cooperation. RIS is envisioned as a forum for fostering effective policy dialogue and capacity-building among developing countries on international economic issues. The focus of the work programme of RIS is to promote South- South Cooperation and assist developing countries in multilateral negotiations in various forums. RIS is engaged in the Track II process of several regional initiatives. RIS is providing analytical support to the Government of India in the negotiations for concluding comprehensive economic cooperation agreements with partner countries. Through its intensive network of policy think tanks, RIS seeks to strengthen policy coherence on international economic issues.

Institute address: ZONE IV-B, FOURTH FLOOR INDIA HABITAT CENTRE, LODHI ROAD, NEW DELHI-110 003, INDIA

2018-2019

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1SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS06-Aug-201817-Aug-2018JUNIOR TO MIDDLE LEVEL OFFICIALS FROM MINISTRY OF ECONOMICS AFFAIRS/FOREIGN AFFAIRS/COMMERCE/ENVIRONMENT OR OTHER MINISTRIES DEALING WITH SDGS, CIVIL SOCIETY REPRESENTATIVES ENGAGED IN RELATED ISSUESIN THE TRAINING PROGRAMME PARTICIPANTS WOULD BE GIVEN A COMPREHENSIVE ORIENTATION OF THE SDGS TO HELP THEM TO ABSORB THE PRIORITIES OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN THEIR DEVELOPMENT PLAN IN A HOLISTIC MANNER. THE EMPHASIS WOULD BE TO MAKE THE PARTICIPANTS UNDERSTAND THE TECHNICAL CONTENT OF THE COURSE AND ITS APPLICATION IN REAL LIFE SITUATIONS. THE TRAINING PROGRAMME SEEKS TO EXPOSE THE PARTICIPANTS TO THE NUANCES OF THE SUSTAINABILITY DEBATE AMONG STATE AND LOCAL ACTORS, WITH SPECIAL FOCUS ON LOCAL CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF SDG IN THEIR SUB-NATIONAL STRATEGIES, REGIONAL CONTEXT AND THEIR INTEGRATION GLOBALLY. THE PROGRAMME EMPHASIZES ON SPECIALIZED AREAS LIKE FORMULATION OF LOCAL PLANS, CREATING KNOWLEDGE AND INFORMATION BASE (DATA AND INDICATORS) AND TOOLS FOR ASSESSMENT. THE PROGRAMME WOULD ALSO ENCOURAGE INTERACTION AND CONVERSATION AMONG PARTICIPANTS ABOUT GRASSROOT ISSUES AND THE WAY FORWARD FOR IMPLEMENTING THE SDGS BY 2030. THE COURSE WOULD CREATE AN IMPORTANT PLATFORM FOR THE EXCHANGE OF KNOWLEDGE AS THE COURSE LECTURES ARE COMPLEMENTED BY STUDY TOURS AND FIELD VISITS THAT WOULD PROVIDE PRACTICAL AND LEARNING EXPOSURE.
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2DEVELOPMEN PARTNERSHIP: LEARNING SOUTH-SOUTH COOPERATION (LSSC)12-Nov-201823-Nov-2018JUNIOR AND MIDDLE LEVEL OFFICIALS FROM MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS/FINANCE/ COMMERCE OR OTHER MINISTRIES DEALING WITH SSC/NSC/CIVIL SOCIETY REPRESENTATIVES ENGAGING IN RELATED ISSUES/RESEARCH INSTITUTESAIM: THIS COURSE AIMS TO INSTIGATE DIALOGUES AND DISCUSSIONS ON THE VARIOUS FACETS OF SOUTH-SOUTH COOPERATION AS THERE HAS BEEN AN EXTENSIVE DEBATE ON SSC. HOWEVER, ITS HISTORICAL CONTEXT NEEDS TO BE UNDERSTOOD CLEARLY. THIS COURSE WOULD ALSO INCLUDE FIELD VISITS THUS, ENABLING A PRACTICAL EXPOSURE. OBJECTIVE: THE KEY OBJECTIVE OF THE COURSE IS TO INTRODUCE THE PARTICIPANTS TO THE NUANCES OF THE DEVELOPMENT COOPERATION DEBATE WITH THE FOLLOWING EMPHASIS: THIS IS A PROGRAMME WHICH WOULD EXPOSE THE PARTICIPANTS TO A BROADER CONCEPT OF THE DEVELOPMENT COOPERATION BY UNDERSTANDING ITS ROLE IN STRENGTHENING AND IMPROVING ECONOMIC TIES BETWEEN DIFFERENT COUNTRIES. THE EMPHASIS WILL BE ON MAKING THEM UNDERSTAND HOW THE WHOLE SCENARIO CAN BE LOOKED AND APPLIED IN THE CURRENT REAL LIFE SITUATIONS BY FACILITATING DISCUSSIONS ON THE THEORETICAL AND INSTITUTIONAL FRAMEWORKS REQUIRED TO STRENGTHEN SOUTH-SOUTH COOPERATION.
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1TRADE AND SUSTAINABILITY09-Jul-201820-Jul-2018JUNIOR TO MIDDLE LEVEL OFFICIALS FROM MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS/COMMERCE/ENVIRONMENT/ECONOMICS AFFAIRS OR OTHER MINISTRIES DEALING WITH TRADE AND SUSTAINABILITY/CIVIL SOCIETY REPRESENTATIVE ENGAGED IN RELATED ISSUESTHE KEY OBJECTIVE IS TO EXPOSE THE PARTICIPANTS TO THE NUANCES OF TRADE AND SUSTAINABILITY DEBATE WITH EMPHASIS ON VARIOUS ISSUES IN THE CONTEXT OF TRADE IN ENVIRONMENTALLY SENSITIVE GOODS AND SERVICES; ENVIRONMENT RELATED TRADE BARRIERS AND MEASURES; ACCESS TO ENVIRONMENTALLY SENSITIVE TECHNOLOGY; STRONG CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK ON SUSTAINABILITY AND DELIBERATION ON ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES IN BILATERAL, REGIONAL AND MULTILATERAL FORUMS, PARTICULARLY IN REGARD TO THE PROTECTION AND PROMOTION OF THE INTEREST OF THE GLOBAL SOUTH. THE EMPHASIS WOULD BE TO MAKE THE PARTICIPANTS UNDERSTAND THE TECHNICAL CONTENT OF THE COURSE AND ITS APPLICATION IN REAL LIFE SITUATIONS. THE INTENT OF THE COURSE IS TO OFFER KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS TO INTEGRATE SUSTAINABLE TRADE PRACTICES IN THEIR POLICY FRAMEWORK AND MANAGERIAL DECISION. THE COURSE WOULD CREATE AN IMPORTANT PLATFORM FOR THE EXCHANGE OF KNOWLEDGE AS THE COURSE LECTURES ARE COMPLEMENTED BY STUDY TOURS AND FIELD VISITS THAT WOULD PROVIDE PRACTICAL AND LEARNING EXPOSURE.DetailsCourse Completed
2SCIENCE DIPLOMACY07-Jan-201918-Jan-2019JUNIOR TO MIDDLE LEVEL OFFICIALS FROM MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS/COMMERCE/SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY OR OTHER MINISTRIES DEALING WITH SCIENCE DIPLOMACY, CIVIL SOCIETY REPRESENTATIVES ENGAGED IN RELATED ISSUES.THE KEY OBJECTIVE IS TO EXPOSE THE PARTICIPANTS TO THE NUANCES OF SCIENCE DIPLOMACY DEBATE WITH THE FOLLOWING EMPHASIS: ROLE OF INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION HAS BEEN TO STRENGTHEN AND IMPROVE ECONOMIC TIES BETWEEN DIFFERENT COUNTRIES. THIS IS A PROGRAMME WHICH WOULD EXPOSE THE PARTICIPANTS TO A BROADER CONCEPT OF SCIENCE DIPLOMACY. THE EMPHASIS WILL BE ON MAKING THEM UNDERSTAND HOW THE WHOLE SCENARIO CAN BE LOOKED AND APPLIED IN THE CURRENT REAL LIFE SITUATIONS. THIS COURSE WOULD ALSO INCLUDE FIELD VISITS THUS ENABLING A PRACTICAL EXPOSURE. IT WILL FACILITATE DISCUSSIONS ON THE THEORETICAL AND INSTITUTIONAL FRAMEWORKS REQUIRED TO STRENGTHEN SCIENCE DIPLOMACY. THE COURSE WOULD PROVIDE A BRIEF OVERVIEW OF DIFFERENT CONTOURS OF SCIENCE DIPLOMACY BY PROVIDING A PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE IN THE FIELD.DetailsCourse Completed
3INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC ISSUES AND DEVELOPMENT POLICY (IEIDP)11-Feb-201908-Mar-2019ECONOMIC MINISTRIES, BUSINESS JOURNALISTS AND ECONOMISTSOBJECTIVE: TO CONTRIBUTE TO BUILDING OF INDIGENOUS ANALYTICAL CAPACITY IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES IN THE REALM OF INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT POLICY RESEARCH AND SHARING INDIA'S DEVELOPMENTAL EXPERIENCES. AIM: THE PROGRAMME IS EXPECTED TO EQUIP THE PARTICIPANTS WITH A CAPABILITY TO UNDERSTAND AND SYSTEMATICALLY ANALYZE THE IMPLICATIONS OF DIFFERENT GLOBAL ECONOMIC TRENDS FOR THEIR HOME COUNTRIES AND TO WORK OUT SUITABLE POLICY OPTIONS AND RESPONSES.DetailsCourse Completed