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03 December 2014
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CCS DashboardSchool Choice National Conference, 19 December 2014

SCNC 2014

Join leaders in education for a discussion on Freedom in Education at the 6th annual School Choice National Conference! We will be exploring dimensions of autonomy and choice in education, innovative practices and global models that enhance freedom in education and policy frameworks that create and support this freedom. Speakers this year include J P Narayan, Madhav Chavan, Dr Parthasarathy Sen Sharma, Swaminathan Aiyar, Erica Taraporevala, Namita Dalmiya and Dr Manisha Priyam and K Satyanarayan.

Date: 19 December 2014
Venue: India Habitat Centre, New Delhi

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to interact with these leaders in education and policy, and over 150 participants representing civil society organisations, education institutions, public sector offices and academia! Register NOW. Contact Rohan Joshi ( | +91-96501 27755) for more information.

CCS DashboardJeevika: Asia Livelihood Documentary Festival, 13-14 December 2014

JeevikaWe received an overwhelming response to our Call for Entries for the Festival and now we’re all set for the 11th edition! Join us for the screening of top entries from across the world, focussing on livelihood issues in Asia on 13 & 14 December 2014 at the U Chicago Center in Delhi. Click here to register. We look forward to seeing you there! Spread the word and promote the festival – here’s what you can do.

Submissions for the Education World-Jeevika Freedom Award are open till 5 December 2014. the award recognises outstanding documentaries highlighting livelihood challenges and successes in the education space. Submit here!

CCS Dashboard#ccstalks Tweetchat on ‘Should we do away with income tax?’, 10 December 2014, 3-4pm

TweetChatCan we abolish income tax? What is the alternative for funding government activities and servces? Are there less distortionary ways of raising revenue?

Join us for #ccstalks Tweetchat, on Wednesday 10 December at 3pm! Log in to or Twitter and follow #ccstalks. We look forward to speaking with you! For more information, contact Manasi Bose (

CCS DashboardAsia Liberty Forum, 8-10 January 2015

Asia Liberty ForumDon’t miss ALF 2015! Here’s why you should be there:

  • Keynote speech by a leading lady of our movement, Linda Whetstone, Chairman and CEO of the UK-based Network for a Free Society, on how to engage youth on ideas of liberty
  • Networking with over 250 Friends of Freedom from across 40 countries
  • The award ceremony of our 11th Jeevika Asia Livelihood Documentary Festival 
  • Celebrate freedom, Nepali style at the gala Freedom Dinner, an exclusive event that will recognise the work of one Freedom Champion from the host country, Nepal and three individuals from Asia!
Register NOW! Contact Srijan Bandyopadhyay ( | +91-99536 72130) for more information.

CCS DashboardThink Tank Start Up Training, 5-8 January 2015

Think Tank Start Up TrainingApply NOW for the Think Tank Start Up Training a unique learning environment that will provide you an understanding of existing think-tank models from around the world, and a clearer idea of what you want to achieve through your organisation or project, a strategic approach to your work, and new friends and mentors from all over the world! Participants also receive two credits for Atlas Leadership Academy. Contact Srijan Bandyopadhyay ( | +91-99536 72130) for more information.

Block your dates for the First Annual South Asia Students For Liberty Conference, 17-18 January 2015
CCS Events Calendar
Upcoming Events

04-06 December 2014 - Liberty Fund Colloquium

06 December 2014 - Enabling Bamboo Policy in India: From Ideas to Action, Cochin

10 December 2014, 3-4 pm - #ccstalks TweetChat on ‘Should we do away with income tax?’

13-14 December 2014 - Jeevika Asia Livelihood Festival, New Delhi

19 December 2014 - 6th Annual School Choice National Conference, New Delhi

05-08 January 2015 - Think Tank Start Up Training 2015, Kathmandu, Nepal

08-10 January 2015 - 3rd Annual Asia Liberty Forum, Kathmandu, Nepal

27-29 January 2015 - ìpolicy for Young Leaders, Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, Gandhinagar

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Law, Liberty and Livelihood: Making A Living On The Street

Law, Liberty and Livelihood: Making A Living On The StreetA path-breaking study of what ails the urban poor. With detailed analysis of laws, personal interviews, field research and case studies, the book shows that the absence of economic freedom is the main source of urban poverty. Download here.

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