Attention CCS Alumni - Introducing Liberty & Society Seminar 2019
Centre for Civil Society (CCS) is pleased to launch the Liberty & Society Seminar for all CCS graduates. This is a four-day advanced immersive residential program designed for our alumni who are curious about the ideas of liberty, choice and accountability. The program will engage students and young professionals in vital issues of public policy, involving them in creating a new vision for India and ultimately towards creating responsible citizenry.
Participants can expect to gain greater understanding of the larger world - society, economy, and culture - within a liberal framework, with emphasis on limited government, individual rights, rule of law, free trade and competitive markets.
Date: 11-14 July 2019 Venue: Hotel Phoenix Park Inn, Goa Application Deadline: 26 June 2019
‘ipolicy for Journalists’ is back : Apply now to attend
Azadi.me in association with the Centre for Civil Society and Atlas Network brings to you ìpolicy for journalists, a three-day residential course for media professionals to equip them with tools to better understand and evaluate the effects of public policy on our day to day functioning. This course focuses on issues in the key areas of education, livelihoods and good governance.
Date: 12-14 July 2019 Venue: Vanvasa Resort, Lansdowne, Uttarakhand Application Deadline: 25 June 2019
Politics of Development (PoD) is a two-day residential certificate course which deals with India’s developmental challenges and explores solutions for the same. At PoD, participants will get a chance to explore what it means to 'do development differently' and what role public policy can play in solving social and economic issues plaguing our nation.
This edition of PoD will be conducted at the GD Goenka University, Gurugram. Our eminent speakers will include Swaminathan Aiyar - Columnist and Economist, Fellow, Cato Institute; and Ajay Shah - National Institute for Public Finance and Policy, among others.
Date: 19-21 July 2019 Venue: GD Goenka University, Gurugram Early Bird Deadline: 30 June 2019 Application Deadline: 7 July 2019
In this edition of SO Basically, we call for the repeal of India's colonial-era sedition law under section 124 (A) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), which has been used to cripple dissent time and again. Given its misuse, the existence of other laws under the IPC which subsume its purpose and its illiberal nature, the law holds no place in the world's largest democracy.