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RESEARCH AND INFORMATION SYSTEM FOR DEVELOPING COUNTRIES  ,  NEW DELHI


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

2022-2023

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S.No. Name of Courses From To Partner Countries Participant Profile SynopsisApply NowCourse Type
1DEVELOPMENT PARTNERSHIP-LEARNING SOUTH-SOUTH COOPERATION12-Jan-202323-Jan-2023ALL COUNTRIESJUNIOR AND MIDDLE LEVEL PFFICIALS FROM MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS/FINANCE/COMMERCE OR OTHER MINISTRIES DEALING WITH SSC/NSC/CIVIL SOCIETY REPRESENTATIVES ENGAGING IN RELATED ISSUES/RESEARCH INSTITUTES.THIS COURSE AIMS TO INSTIGATE DIALOGUES AND DISCUSSIONS ON THE VARIOUS FACTS OF SOUTH-SOUTH COOPERATION (SSC) 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 AND SHARING OF BEST PRACTICES 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 IN LIGHT OF EMPIRICAL REALITIES TO STRENGTHEN SOUTH-SOUTH COOPERATION.DetailsITEC
2SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS13-Mar-202324-Mar-2023ALL COUNTRIESOFFICIALS/PROFESSIONALS HAVING AT LEAST 5 YEARS EXPERIENCE IN INTERNATIONAL TRADE/ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS/ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT/DIPLOMACY/TRADE AND SUSTAINABILIY/SOUTH-SOUTH AND NORTH-SOUTH COOPERATION.PROVIDES UNDERSTANDING ABOUT THE ENTIRE VIRTUAL SPECTRUM OF SDGS, INCLUDING FORMULATION OF LOCAL PLANS AND TOOLS FOR ASSESSMENT FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT PLANS GLOBALLY, INCLUDING PATHWAYS OF SUSTAINABLE INCLUSIVE AND RESILIENT RECOVERY IN THE WAKE OF THE PANDEMIC.Detailse-ITEC


Other courses for this institute:
S.No. Name of Courses From To Partner Countries Participant Profile SynopsisApply NowCourse Type
1SCIENCE DIPLOMACY24-Jan-202304-Feb-2023ALL COUNTRIESTHE COURSE ON 'SCIENCE DIPLOMACY' IS SPECIFICALLY MEANT FOR SCIENCE COUNSELLORS, OFFICIALS IN EXTERNAL AFFAIRS/ FOREIGN AFFAIRS/ S&T DEPARTMENTS/MINISTRIES AND THOSE DEALING WITH BI/MULTILATERAL CO-OPERATION IN S&T AS WELL AS RESEARCHERS WORKING IN S&T CO-OPERATION, SOUTH SOUT5H CO-OPERATION AND S&T AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS. THE COURSE WILL BE OPEN TO PARTICIPANTS FROM ITEC PARTNER COUNTRIES.UNDER THE INDIAN TECHNICAL AND ECONOMIC COOPERATION (ITEC) PROGRAMME INSTITUTED BY THE MINISTRY OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS (MEA), RIS HAS BEEN CONDUCTING AN ANNUAL SCIENCE DIPLOMACY TRAINING PROGRAMME IN 2017,2018,2019 AND 2020. THE PROGRAMME COULD NOT BE CONDUCTED IN 2021 DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC. THE KEY OBJECTIVE OF THIS PROGRAMME IS TO EXPOSE PARTICIPANTS TO THE VARIOUS ASPECTS OF SCIENCE DIPLOMACY WITH THE FOLLOWING EMPHASIS : TO USE SCIENCE DIPLOMACY FOR ACHIEVING NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT, TO BUILD BETTER RELATIONS AMONG COUNTRIES AND PARTICIPATE MORE EFFECTIVELY IN INTERNATIONAL DISCUSSIONS ON SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY-RELATED MATTERS. THE ITEC COURSE COVERS A WIDE RANGE OF THEMES, INCLUDING VARIOUS ASPECTS OF SCIENCE DIPLOMACY, TRENDS IN GLOBAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, CURRENT AND FUTURE INTERNATIONAL SCIENCE. AND TECHNOLOGY ISSUES, AND THE GROWING ROLE OF SOUTH-SOUTH COOPERATION IN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY. IT INCLUDES EXPOSURE TO INDIA'S PROGRESS IN SECTORS SUCH A SPACE APPLICATIONS ICT, BIOTECHNOLOGY, HEALTH, FOOD, AND AGRICULTURE, RENEWABLE ENERGY, CIVIL NUCLEAR PROGRAMME, OCEAN SCIENCE, AND NANOTECHNOLOGY. THE SPECIFIC PROGRAMMES SUCH AS DIGITAL INDIA, AYUSHMAN BHARAT ADHAR, VACCINES AND HEALTH SERVICES, ETC ARE ALSO INCLUDED. THE COURSE INCLUDES FIELD VISITS TO INTERNATIONAL PROJECTS WHERE INDIA HAS TAKEN A LEAD ROLE SUCH AS THE INTERNATIONAL SOLAR ALLIANCE (ISA), COALITION FOR DISASTER RESILIENT INFRASTRUCTURE (CDRI), INTERNATIONAL CENTRE FOR GENETIC ENGINEERING AND BIOTECHNOLOGY (ICGEB), ETC. THE NUMBERS OF PARTICIPANTS IN ITEC PROGRAMMES IN THE YEAR 2017, 2018, 2019 AND 2020 WERE 35, 31, 34, AND 31 RESPECTIVELY.DetailsITEC



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