Lectures/Seminars/Conferences Presentations

 

2016  
  Made a presentation on ‘Cooperation in Traditional Medicine-BRICS Perspective’ at the BRICS High Level Meeting on Traditional Medical Knowledge, organised by Ministry of AYUSH on 16 December 2016 at New Delhi.
  Made a presentation on ‘ Anchoring Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) and Indian Context’ at the Consultation organized by Youth for Unity and Voluntary Action (YUVA) and Wada Na Todo (WNTA) on 12 December 2016 at New Delhi
  Participated in the BRICS Inter bank Cooperation Mechanism: 1st Meeting of the Working Group for Exploring the Feasibility of Establishing Alternative Rating Agencies for Emerging Economies organised by the Exim Bank of India on 7 December 2016 at Mumbai.
  Panellist at the side event on ‘South-South Partnerships for Africa’s Development – Improving Accountability’ organised by NeST Africa in collaboration with Government of Kenya, Government of Malawi, AU-NEPAD, Reality of Aid Network on 30 November 2016 at Nairobi.
  Made a presentation on ‘Converging or Distinctive Features? Key Learnings from South - South Cooperation Case Studies and Conceptual Trends ’ at the Workshop on “Efforts and Accountability for Development Cooperation under the 2030 Agenda: Moving towards Convergence?” held on the sideline of the HLM2 of the GPEDC, organised jointly by NeST, SAIIA, RIS and the Xiamen University on 30 November 2016 at Nairobi. 
  Panellist at the session on ‘Linking Trade with Domestic Policy Reforms: Building Consensus for Coherent Move towards Economic Growth’ at the Asia Pacific Forum 2016 jointly organised by Japan Economic Foundation (JEF) and Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM) on 24 November 2016 at Hanoi
  Made a presentation on ‘Sustainable Development Goals’ at the Orientation Programmes organised by Assam Legislative Assembly on 22 November 2016 at Guwahati
  Made a presentation on ‘Development Cooperation and Corporate Social Responsibility: Emerging Role of Private Sector in Economic Diplomacy’ at the thematic symposium and Multidisciplinary Academic Dialogue organised jointly by the Centre for Responsible Business, The University of Manchester on 14 November 2016 at Noida
  Delivered a special address on ‘India, Geo-Politics and Global Scenario’ at the First annual Lokmanthan 2016, jointly organised by Prajna Pravah and Bharat Bhavan on 13 November 2016 at Bhopal.
  Made a presentation on ‘SSC effectiveness, M&E, and comparison with other models’ at the International Workshop on South-South Cooperation Providers and SDG 17: Accelerating the Sustainable Development Goals Achievements organised jointly by United Nations Development Programme, Chinese Academy of International Trade and Economic Cooperation (CAITEC), Network of Southern Think-Tanks (NeST) on 8 November 2016 at Beijing.
  Panellist in the session on ‘SSC and its uniqueness from other countries’ at the International Workshop on South-South Cooperation Providers and SDG 17: Accelerating the Sustainable Development Goals Achievements, organised jointly by United Nations Development Programme, Chinese Academy of International Trade and Economic Cooperation (CAITEC), Network of Southern Think-Tanks (NeST) on 7 November 2016 at Beijing.
  Participated in the Half-Yearly Executive Council Meeting of Seva Mandir held on 22 October 2016 at Udaipur.
  Chaired the session on ‘Towards an Inclusive, Just and Peaceful Society in South Asia: Who are the Change Agents?’ in the Ninth South Asia Economic Summit (SAES-IX), Reimagining South Asia in 2030 organised jointly by Centre for Policy Dialogue, Bangladesh, Research and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS), India, South Asia Watch on Trade, Economics and Environment (SAWTEE), Nepal, Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI), Pakistan and Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka (IPS) on 15-16 October 2016, Dhaka.
  Participated in the launch of South Asian Policy Leadership for Nutrition and Growth (SAPLING) programme organised jointly by the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) along with the Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition on 6 October 2016 at New Delhi
  Delivered the Keynote Address at the Dissemination Workshop on the Release of the Report on ‘Indo-Bhutan Energy Cooperation Agreement and the Implementation of Hydropower Projects in Bhutan’, organised by OXFAM India in New Delhi on 29 September 2016.
  Participated in the Discussion Meeting regarding a programme on SDGs during visit of Secretary General, United Nations to India, organised by NITI Aayog in New Delhi on 26 September 2016.
  Panellist at the Session on “Programmes in Brain Research and Neurotechnology in India: Mechanisms Connecting Scientific and Social Outcomes” at the Workshop on Neurotechnology and Society: Strengthening Responsible Innovation in Brain Sciences, organised by OECD in Washington D.C. on 15 September 2016.
  Chaired the Session on ‘Africa Regional Perspective on Opportunities for Partnership’ at the India-Africa Health Sciences Summit, ICMR, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, jointly with the Ministry of External Affairs in New Delhi on 3 September 2016.
  Made a presentation on ‘Development Challenges, Sustainability and Role of STI: Exploring Asian Approaches and Scope for Regional Cooperation’ at the 2nd International Symposium on Asian Development Studies RIS Diary October 2016 21 organised by Korea Association of International Development and Cooperation (KAIDEC) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 1 September 2016.
  Participated in the First Meeting of CII Committee on International Trade Policy and Exports 2016- 2017 held in New Delhi on 31 August 2016.
  Delivered Special Remarks on Migration and SDGs: Perspectives from India at the Roundtable meeting on ‘Mainstreaming Migration in the SDG Agenda in the Indian Context’ organised by Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) in New Delhi on 30 August 2016.
  Participated in the Discussion Meeting on ‘India’s perspectives on Agenda 2030 and its implementation’, organised by NITI Aayog in New Delhi on 29 August 2016.
  Made a presentation on ‘Nature of Multilateral Diplomacy’ at the 62nd Professional Course for Foreign Diplomats (PCFD) organised by the Foreign Service Institute in New Delhi on 23 August 2016.
  Participated as a Member in the first Jury Meeting of the Award Committee on EXIM Bank BRICS Economic Research Award 2016, organised by EXIM Bank in New Delhi on 12 August 2016.
  Participated in the Discussion Meeting about National Conference on SDGs under the chairmanship of Vice Chairman, organised by NITI Aayog in New Delhi on 11 August 2016.
  Participated in the BRICSBIMSTEC Preparatory Meeting, organised by the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India in New Delhi on 10 August 2016.
  Made a presentation on “Role of BRICS in Strengthening Southern Trade Linkages” at the International Civil Society Consultation on BRICS and the Agenda of Equality and Change, organised jointly by Wada Na Todo Abhiyan, Oxfam India and People’s Budget Initiative in New Delhi on 28 July 2016.
  Panellist at the Session on “Delivering Sustainable Development Goals by States/UTs” at the National Conference of Chief Secretaries and Planning Secretaries of States and Union Territories, organised by NITI Aayog in New Delhi on 27 July 2016.
  Panellist at the Panel Discussion on “Principles of SSC and TOSSD: What case studies in the South can tell us about convergence and discrepancy” organised jointly by the Network of Southern Think Tanks (NeST) and German Development Institute (DIE) as the Side Event at the UNDCF High-Level Meeting in New York on 22 July 2016.
  Participated in the side event on ‘Evidence-informed development cooperation and management of South-South and Triangular Cooperation in the context of the Sustainable Development Goals’, organised by UNCTAD in Nairobi, Kenya on 20 July 2016.
  Panellist at the Panel Discussion on ‘Measuring and Reporting South-South cooperation (SSC): How to grasp SSC’s contribution to achieving the SDGs’, organised by the Network of Southern Think Tanks (NeST) in collaboration with the German Development Institute (DIE), Managing Global Governance programme on the eve of UNCTAD XIV in Nairobi, Kenya on 19 July 2016. 
  Made a presentation on “SouthSouth Cooperation: Genesis and Evolution” at the session on ‘Partnerships for Sustainable Development’, focussing on South-South Cooperation and organised by the International Labour Organisation in New Delhi on 13 July 2016.
  Participated in the First Meeting of the Planning Committee of the ICMR-MEA IndiaAfrica Health Sciences Summit organised by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) in New Delhi on 12 July 2016.
  Participated in the National Seminar on “India and the Ocean Economy”, organised by the Indian Council of World Affairs in New Delhi on 11 July 2016.
  Participated in the High Level Policy Dialogue on ‘Promoting Inclusive, Quality and Job-Rich Economic Growth’, organised by the Ministry of Labour and Employment, Government of India in New Delhi on 7 July 2016.
  Participated in the India’s BRICS Summit-Media Outreach, organised by the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India in New Delhi on 4 July 2016.
  Participated in the Second Meeting of Local Project Advisory Committee (LPAC) for the DST sponsored project on “Emerging and Contemporary R&D and Innovation Indicators in National S&T System and Policy Implications – A Comprehensive Study”, organised by the IIFT in New Delhi on 1 July 2016.
  Made a presentation (in absentia) at the session on ‘Promoting Sustainable Development’ at the Silk Road Forum 2016, organised by Development Research Center (DRC) of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China, the Center for International Relations and Sustainable Development (CIRSD), and the Polish Information and Foreign Investment Agency (PAIiIZ) in Warsaw on 21 June 2016.
 

Participated in the Panel Discussion on ‘Regional Perspectives: Geo-Strategic Overview, Political and Security Outlook’ at the DEVCO Regional Seminar on Central and South Asia, organised by the European Commission in New Delhi on 20 June 2016.

 

Made a presentation on ‘Evolving Context of Multilateral Diplomacy’ at the Second Special Course for ASEM Diplomats, organised by the Foreign Service Institute (FSI) in New Delhi on 15 June 2016.

 

Moderated the session on ‘Mega Trade Agreements: Economic Fragmentation or Integration?’ at the Gateway of India Dialogue: Where Geopolitics meets Business, organised jointly by  th e  Ministry of External and Gateway House in Mumbai on 14 June 2016.

 

Participated in the Roundtable Discussion on Trade and Investment at the Dialogue on Global Economic Governance Think 20 (T20) Meeting, organised jointly by the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, and Gateway House in Mumbai on 13 June 2016.

 

Speaker at the  session on ‘Enabling environment for science, technology and innovation’ at the Inter-agency Task Team on STI for the SDGs (IATT)’s first multi-stakeholder forum on science, technology and innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals (STI Forum) organised by the United Nations on 6 June 2016 in New York.

  Participated in the Roundtable Discussion on ‘India and the Indian Ocean: Sustainability, Security and Development’, organised by the Symbiosis School of International Studies in New Delhi on 2 June 2016
 

Participated  in  the  launch function of Agricultural  Atlas of Madhya Pradesh, organised jointly  by  the Centre   for Policy Research and Madhya Pradesh Council for Science and Technology in New Delhi on 1 June 2016.

  Chaired  the thematic  session on  ‘Challenge  of  Improving Environment’  in  the  Global Conference on Prosperity, Equality and Sustainability: Perspectives and Policies for a Better World, organised jointly by the Institute for Human Development (IHD) and the World Bank in New Delhi on 1  June 2016.
 

Participated in the Roundtable discussion on Trade Strategy on the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) organised by the Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce and Industry  in New Delhi on 27 May 2016

  Participated  in  the  Informal Luncheon Meeting to deliberate on the idea of New Development Bank Institute (NDBI), organised jointly by the Ministry of External Affairs and EXIM Bank in New Delhi on 23 May 2016.
  Made a presentation on ‘SDGs and Technology Facilitation Mechanism’  at  th e  Asian Regional Dialogue on the Starting Strong: the first 1000 days of the SDGs – Asian regional dialogue, organised jointly by the Centre for Poverty Analysis (CEPA) and the Southern Voices in Sri Lanka on 19 May 2016.
 

Participated  in  the  m eeting of the ‘Network of Southern Think-Tanks (NeST) Core Group Members’ held in Berlin on 15 May 2015.

 

Speaker  at the session on ‘The G20’s Contribution to an Inclusive World Economy’ held at the Berlin T20 Conference on The 2030 Agenda and Pathways to Sustainable Development International Cooperation and the G20 Presidencies of China and Germany, held in Berlin on 13 May 2016.

  Participated   in  the  Panel Discussion   on   ‘Global Governance  in  Transition: How  Can  the   G20   Help with Overcoming   Regional Fragmentation?’ organised jointly by The German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP), German Development Institute (DIE) and Shanghai Institutes for International  Studies (SIIS) in Berlin on 12 May 2016.
 

Made a presentation on ‘SDGs and Technology Facilitation Mechanism’  at  the  Informal Network held in Berlin on 11 May 2016

 

Participated  in the discussion on ‘India’s Economic Prospects’, organised by Observer Research Foundation in New Delhi on 6 May 2016.

  Moderated  the discussion  on th e  two  day  Workshop  on Water, Drought and Related Issues,  organised by Speaker’s Research Initiative (SRI) in New Delhi on 4-5 May 2016.
  Participated in the Future Lab on Germany’s Development Policy and Development Cooperation, organised jointly by GIZ and BMZ in Berlin on 3 May 2016.
 

Participated  in  the  m eeting of the Heads of Think Tanks (HoTT) Forum, organised by the Indian Council of World Affairs (ICWA)  in New  Delhi  on 27 April 2016.

 

Made a presentation on ‘Socio- Economic Considerations in LMOs: Key Challenges’ at the Regional Conference on  Biosafety for  Sharing  of Experiences, organised by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) in Hyderabad on 8 April 2016.

 

Panellist  at  the  Discussion Meeting at the launch of book: India-Myanmar  Relations: Changing Contours by Rajiv Bhatia, organised by the India International Centre in New Delhi on 8 April 2016.

 

Chaired a Panel Discussion on‘Paris COP 21 Outcomes and its Implications for India’s Future Energy Policy’ at the Managing Global Governance (MGG) National  Alumni  Meeting, organised by GDI and ICRIER on 4 April 2016 in New Delhi.

  Made a presentation on ‘Trad and Investment betweenCommonwealth Members’ at&the Consultative meeting of Commonwealth Expert Group on Trade-Revitalising Global Trade and Multilateralism organised by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in New Delhi on 31 March 2016.
  Participated in the Seminar on ‘India-Nepal Relations: Changing Context, Emerging Situations’ organised by Antar-Rashtriya Sahayog Parishad, Bharat, India Policy Foundation and Niti Anusandhan Parishad, Nepal,
in New Delhi on 26-27 March 2016.
  Made a presentation on ‘International Aid Architecture and Theory of Development Compact and Mission Approach’ at the University of Chicago Center in Delhi for the visiting group of students from the Committee on International Relations (CIR) from the University of Chicago on 22 March 2016.
  Participated in the discussion meeting with Secretary, MoSPI on SDG indicator framework organised by the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MoSPI), Government of India in New Delhi on 26 February 2016.
  Participated at the third meeting of CII Africa Committee under the Chairmanship of Mr. Noel Tata, in New delhi on 23 February 2016.
  Delivered keynote address at the National Conference on ‘Africa since 2000: Transition and Change’  organised by the Department of African Studies, University of Delhi in New Delhi on 18 February 2016.
  Chaired a session on ‘Social and Economic Impacts of Agricultural Biotechnologies for Smallholders: Taking
Stock of the Evidence and Prioritising Future Assessments’ and made a presentation on ‘South- South Collaboration in Agricultural Biotechnology’ at the International Symposium on Agriculture Biotechnologies organised by the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) in Rome on 15-16 February 2016.
  Participated in the 7th Round of the annual MEAIISS Dialogue co-organised by the Ministry of External Affairs and London based International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) in New Delhi on 9 February 2016.
  Panellist at the Panel Discussion on Sustainable Development Goals – the Role of Think Tanks in Policy Making organised by ORF in New Delhi on 28 January 2016.
  Made a presentation on ‘India’s Future Trade Policy Priorities’ at the Interactive Session on WTO Nairobi Ministerial Outcomes and India’s Future Trade Policy Priorities organised jointly by the CII and Centre for WTO Studies in New Delhi on 27 January 2016.
  Participated at the second Research Institute Network Meeting (RINM) for Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), and also at the Semi-Roundtable on TPP and RCEP in Kuala Lumpur on 25 January 2016.
  Chaired a Session on ‘Trade in Natural Resources: Economic Implications of Export Restriction’ at the Workshop on ‘Potential Impacts of Export Restrictions on Natural Resources’ organised by TERI in New Delhi on 20 January 2016.
  Participated at the first LPAC meeting for DST sponsored study titled “Emerging and Contemporary R&D and
Innovation Indicators in National S&T System and Policy Impl icat ions- A Comprehensive Study”, organised by the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) in New Delhi on 20
January 2016.
  Panellist at the session on ‘Voices from the World on Open Innovation, Open Science, Open to the World’ and Participated in the Roundtable on RRI-Take home message from Plenaries and Parallel workshops at the Conference on Responsible Research and Innovation in Europe and across the World Go4 Joint Final Conference co-organised by 4 EU-funded projects with the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) in Brussels on 15 January 2016.
  Made a presentation on ‘SDG Process, Indicators and National Strategy’ at the Workshop on ‘Achieving Sustainable Development Goals-Opportunities and Challenges for India’ organised jointly by the NITI Aayog and Center of Environment Education in Ahmedabad on 10 January 2016.
   
2015  
   Made a presentation on ‘Biotechnology as a tool for Sustainable Development’ at the Regional Dialogue on “Science and Technology in the context of Biotechnology towards Sustainable Development” organised by the Regional Centre for Biotechnology at RCB NCR Biotech Science Cluster Campus, Faridabad on 30 December 2015.
  Chaired the UNDP sponsored Panel Discussion on “Post 2015 Development Agenda— From MDGs to SDGs” at the 98th Annual Conference of the Indian Economic Association held at Hyderabad on 28 December 2015.
  Made a presentation on ‘SDGs and STI ImperativesTechnology Facilitation Mechanism’ at the Third Meeting of the Scientific Advisory Committee organised by the International Centre for Biotechnology, University of Nigeria in Nsukka on 14 December 2015. (In absentia)
  Made a presentation on ‘Means of Implementation (MoI): An Indian Perspective’ at the Eighth South Asia Economic Summit: Regional Cooperation for Sustainable Development in South Asia organised by Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) in Islamabad on 8 December 2015.
  Made a presentation on ‘Emerging Partnership in BBIN: Institutional Architecture and Possibilities of Cooperation’ at the conference on “Advancing the BBIN Agenda: Exploring possibilities in Trade, Transit, Energy and Water Cooperation” organised jointly by the Asia Foundation and Observer Research Foundation (ORF) in Kolkata on 3 December 2015
  Moderator at the session on ‘Perspective of IPR Policies in light of International Developments in the field of IPR’ at the 2nd International Conference on “IP Laws and Enforcement of IPR – Protect and Commercialise IP in India: Make in India” organised by CII in New Delhi on 1 December 2015
  Made a presentation on ‘A Decade of East Asia Summit and Economic Regionalism’ at the Asia-Pacific Forum 2015, “ASEAN Community Building and Regional Economic Integration in East Asia: Looking Beyond 2015” organised jointly by Japan Economic Foundation, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia and Center for Strategic and International Studies in Jakarta on 26 November 2015
  Participated in the WTO Discussion Meeting on the “Global Summits: Where are We Going”, organised by New Laundry in New Delhi on 23 November 2015
  Made a presentation on ‘An Overview of India’s Development Cooperation’ at the Workshop on “Policy Implications of Indian Civil Society Participation in India’s Development Cooperation” organised by PRIA in New Delhi on 20 November 2015.
  Moderated and anchored a panel discussion on ‘Shifts in International Cooperation – India and Germany’ at the CICM ALEP Cycle 3, Module 1: Expert resource for session on “Introduction to International Development Cooperation” organised by GIZ in New Delhi, on 6 November 2015
  Made a presentation on ‘BRICS/ IBSA/G77’ at the National Consultation on “SDGs and International Processes” organised by Wada Na Todo Abhiyan in New Delhi on 5 November 2015
  Made a presentation on ‘China’s One Belt Road, Indian Initiatives and the Idea of Asian Century: Scope for Conflicts, competition and Cooperation’ at the Silk Road Forum 2015 organised by the Development Research Council (DRC) of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China and the Center for International Relations and Sustainable Development (CIRSD) in Madrid, Spain on 29 October 2015.
  Made a presentation on ‘ Making South - South Paradigm accountable and Transparent: Roadblocks and Recommendations at the Roundtable on African Voices -People’s Perspectives in India’s Pitch for a Stronger South organised by ASSOCHAM in New Delhi on 26 October 2015
  Made a presentation on ‘India’s Development Cooperation with Africa: Experiences and Expectations’ at the Pre-India Africa Forum Summit-III Academic Conference on “IndiaAfrica in the 21st Century: Scale and Scope of Comprehensive Partnership organised by the Indian Council of World Affairs (ICWA) in New Delhi on 16 October 2015
  Participated in the SubCommittee Meeting of the Third National Report on the Implementation of the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety organised by the Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) in New Delhi on 14 October 2015
  Participated in the inaugural session of the roundtable on “An Assessment of India-Africa Strategic Relations” organised by Brookings India in New Delhi on 13 October 2015
  Chaired a session on ‘Financing Smart City for India at the National Conference on Smart Cities and India’s New Urban Imperatives’, organised jointly by the Centre for Public Affairs,IIC, National Foundation for India and ICSSR in New Delhi on 29 September 2015.
  Made a presentation on ‘Natural Resource Trade: A Perspective from the South’ at the Conference on Accessing Resources from Global Market: Geo-political Challenges and Strategies,organised by TERI and Konrad Adenauer Stiftung in New Delhi on 17 September 2015.
  Panellist at the Regional Seminar on ‘Unlocking The Potential of Regional Economic Integration in South Asia: Priorities for the Islamabad Summit of SAARC’, organised by UNESCAP, FICCI and SAARC Chamber of Commerce and Industry in New Delhi on 16 September 2015.
  Panellist in the session on ‘Fair and Equitable Sourcing in Reputation Economy’ at the 10th Sustainability Summit, organised by the CII in New Delhi on 15 September 2015.
  Made a presentation on ‘Macro Perspective: Setting the tone with India’s aspirations on Post- 2015 development agenda with a specific focus to Goal 16’ at the Roundtable Consultation on Goal 6 of the Sustainable Development Goals, organised jointly by the WaterAid India and Wada Na Todo Abhiyanin New Delhi on 14 September 2015.
  Delivered the Inaugural Address and chaired the Inaugural Session at the Consultation to Propose Indicators for Climate Change related Sustainable Development Goals and UNFCCC Bonn Debrief, organised jointly by the Alternative Futures and CANSA in New Delhi on 10 September 2015.
  Made a presentation on ‘India’s Development Cooperation’ at the Training Programme on International Economics and Business Management for the Officer Trainees of the Indian Foreign Service, organised by the IIFT in New Delhi on 3 September 2015.
  Made a presentation on ‘Sharing Experience of FIDC Work’ at the Seminar on India’s Development Cooperation with Africa: What Role for the Private Sector, organised by CII in New Delhi on 2 September 2015
  Lead Discussant in the session on ‘Building a South-South Support Structure’ at the High-level Multi-stakeholders Strategy Forum on Scaling-up Global Support for South-South and Triangular Cooperation in the Context of the Post-2015 Development Agenda, organised by the Committee on South- South Cooperation and the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC)and its Global South-South Development Expo Secretariat (GSSD Expo)in Macao on 25 August 2015.
  Made a presentation in the session on ‘Asian Panel Roundtable’ at the Symposium on Sustainable Development Goals and Asian Perspective organised jointly by the Korea Association of International Development and Cooperation (KAIDEC) and Korea Foundation (KF) in Seoul on 20 August 2015.
  Made a presentation on ‘Structural Reform and Challenges of Implementation’ at the China-Australia Global Issues Dialogue, organised by the Shanghai Institute for International Studies (SIIS) and East Asia Bureau of Economic Research (EABER), ANU in Shanghai on 14 August 2015.
  Made a presentation on ‘Linking Trade, Investment and STI for Sustainable Development’ at the Regional Workshop on Harnessing Science, Technology and Innovation for Sustainable Development, organised by UN ESCAP in Bangkok on 6 August 2015.
  Participated in the First Research Institute Network Meeting (RINM) of the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), organised by the Bangkok Research Centre and JETRO in Bangkok on 25 July 2015.
  Made a presentation on ‘Post 2015 Development Agenda’ at Speaker’s Research Initiative (SRI), held at Parliament House in New Delhi on 23 July 2015.
  Made a presentation on‘Development Cooperation vs.Foreign Aid: Global Impact’ at the 55th course for the select senior defence and civil service officers, organised by the National Defence College in New Delhi on 21 July 2015.
  Made a presentation on‘Development Cooperation vs.Foreign Aid: Global Impact’ at the 55th course for the select senior defence and civil service officers, organised by the National Defence College in New Delhi on 21 July 2015.
  Participated at the Third Annual Conference of China International Development Research Network (CIDRN) held in Beijing on 2 July 2015.
  Participated at the field trip to the Nabanhe National Nature Reserve (NNNR) in the Xishuangbanna region organised by The China International Development Research Network (CIDRN), Yunnan Province on 28 June-2 July 2015.
  Made a presentation on ‘Western Aid Architecture and South- South Paradigm: Would China provide a New Leadership on Global Framework?’ at the Roundtable Meeting of the ‘China’s Overseas Development Policy in a World Beyond Aid’, held in Bangkok on 9-10 June 2015.
  Participated as a member of the external Advisory Panel at the Advisory Panel Meeting of the FAO Symposium on ‘The Role of Agricultural Biotechnologies in Sustainable Food Systems and Nutrition’ held in Rome on 3-4 June 2015.
  Made a presentation on ‘BRICS Trade in High Technology Products (HTPs): Trends and Key Policy Imperatives’ at the VII BRICS Academic Forum on “BRICS: Cooperation for Growth, Security and Prosperity” held in Moscow on 22-23 May 2015.
  Made a presentation on ‘Indian Economic Diplomacy: Genesis and Evolution’ at the Training Programme for
Indian Information Services (IIS) officers organised by International Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC) in New Delhi on 20 May 2015.
  Made a presentation on ‘Means of Implementation: The Role of Financing and Technology’ at the seminar on ‘Perspectives from India on the Implementation of the Post-2015 Development Agenda’ organised by Observer
Research Foundation (ORF), and Saferworld and the Center on International Cooperation (CIC), in New York on 15 May 2015.
  Made a presentation on ‘Indian Seeds in African markets: South– South Cooperation in Trade and Technology’ at Rising Powers in International Development Programme organised by Institute of Development Studies
(IDS) in UK on 8 May 2015
  Made a presentation on ‘Mechanisms to Encourage Social Innovations for Health in India’ at the Seminar on Responsible Inclusive Innovation in Health organised by World Health Organisation (WHO) in Geneva on 4-7 May 2015.
  Made a presentation on ‘ Mobilizing Human and Financial Resources for India’s Think Tanks’ at the Think-Tanks, Public Policy and Governance: Ideas, Analysis, Innovation and Impact US-India Think Tank Summit organised jointly by the TTCSP University of Pennsylvania, Observers Research Foundation, Brookings Institution and the Embassy of USA, in New Delhi on 27-29 April.
  Made a presentation on ‘Socio-Economic Challenges in Biotechnological Projects in India’ at the Workshop on ‘Socio-Economic Methodology’ organised by Indo-Swiss Collaboration in Biotechnology (ISCB) in Switzerland on 20-21 April. Also delivered special remarks about the purpose of the workshop and expectations of ISCB and participated in the Podium discussion on data publishing.
  Made a presentation on ‘WTO: Agriculture Imbroglio’ at the 59th Professional Course for Foreign Diplomats (PCFD) organised by Foreign Service Institute (FSI) in the Ministry of External Affairs in New Delhi on 16 April 2015.
  Made a presentat i on on ‘Developing Guidelines and Methodologies for Socio- Economic Assessment of LMOs - Progress and Future Work Program’ at the third meeting of the National Steering Committee (NSC) and the sixth meeting of the Project Management and Monitoring Committee (PMMC), organised by the Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) in New Delhi on 16 March 2015.
  Made a presentation on ‘South Asia and Trade of Safe and Quality Foods: Role of Equivalence, MRAs and Other Policy Options’ at the Workshop on ‘Non-Tariff Barriers affecting Bilateral Trade Relations among SAARC Countries’, organised by the Centre for Policy Research and the Asia Foundation in New Delhi on 10 March 2015.
  Made a presentation on ‘Defining and Accounting South-South Cooperation’ at the Network of Southern Think-Tanks (NeST) Africa Technical Workshop in South Africa on 4 March 2015.
  Made a presentation on ‘Evolution and Genesis of South- South Cooperation: Issues before India-Africa Partnership’ at the Third India Africa Strategic Dialogue, organised by Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA) in New Delhi on 3-4 March 2015. (In absentia)
  Made a presenta tion on ‘Unlocking the potential of Biological Resources for Development’ and chaired the
Session on ‘Access and Benefit Sharing for Development’ at the Second National Biodiversity Conference, 2015 on ‘Biodiversity – Access And Benefit Sharing’ at Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala on 26 February 2015.
  Felicitated at the Inaugural Session at the Second National Biodiversity Conference, 2015 on Biodiversity – Access and Benefit Sharing at Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala on 26 February 2015
  Panellist in the Panel Discussion at the release of an analysis on ‘India and the MDGs: Towards a Sustainable Future for All’, organised by UN ESCAP in New Delhi on 4 February 2015.
  Chaired a Session on ‘Visa Regime: The Critical Link’ at the Seminar on ‘Enhancing India- Pakistan Trade’, organised by ICRIER in New Delhi on 2-3 February 2015.
  Participated in the RIN-METIERIA Dialogue at Jakarta, Indonesia on 25 January 2015
  Participated in the second Research Institute Network Meeting (RINM) for Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) at Jakarta, Indonesia on 24 January 2015.
  Made a presentation on ‘Making the ‘Look East’ Policy more Comprehensive and Extensive: Emerging Trends and Policy Options’ at the “Kolkata Dialogue” on “Look East” to “Act East”: New Frontiers in Trade, Investment and Business Cooperation, organised by the Indian Chamber of Commerce in Kolkata on 9 January 2015
   
2014  
Attended the South Asia Centre for Policy Studies (SACEPS) Board of Governors meeting in Islamabad on 20 December 2014.
Participated as a Panelist on the topic ‘Role of South-South Cooperation’ in the panel discussion on ‘Environmental Crisis, Interstate Tensions and Extremism’ at the Regional Dialogue on ‘Development, Democracy and Peace’ organised by Leadership for Environment and Development (LEAD), Pakistan on 20 December 2014.
Chaired the Session on ‘Technological Frontiers, Intellectual Property, and Productivity Growth’ at the two-day International Conference on Innovation in Indian Agriculture: Ways Forward organised by the Institute of Economic Growth (IEG) in New Delhi on 5 December 2014.
Participated in the Panel Discussion at the seminar on ‘The Economics and Politics of GM Food Regulation and Policy: Results of Research in India, China and Kenya’ organised by the Indian Statistical Institute in New Delhi on 3 December 2014.
Participated in the meeting of Expert Committee on Access and Benefit Sharing organised by the National Biodiversity Authority (NBA) in Hyderabad on 29 November 2014.
Participated as a Guest of Honour at the ‘Expert Consultation on Harmonisation of Seed Movement, Regulations and Procedures’ organised by CABI in New Delhi on 25 November 2014.
Made a presentation on ‘Trade Facilitation in the South Asian Region’ at the Session ‘Non-Tariff Barriers to Economic Integration’ at the Conference on ‘Regional Integration in the Indo-Pacific: Prospects and Challenges’ organised by the Observer Research Foundation in New Delhi on 24-25 November 2014.
Made a presentation on ‘Network of Southern Think-Tanks’ at the Mini-Forum entitled ‘South-South and Triangular Cooperation: Emerging Opportunities for Think Tanks’ on the sidelines of 2014 South-South Cooperation Expo organised by the UNDP in Washington, DC on 20 November 2014.
Participated in the Economists Consultations on India’s Strengths and Deficits and useful Strategies organised by the Observer Research Foundation in Mumbai on 15-16 November 2014.
Participated in the Substantive Informal Session of the General Assembly on ‘International Public Finance, including Official Development Assistance’ which was part of the preparatory process for the third International Conference on Financing for Development and was organised by United Nations, New York on 12 November 2014.
Made a presentation on ‘Socio-Biological Perspectives on Environment and Bioethics and IPR’ at the session on ‘Socio- Biological Perspective of Environment Bioethics and IPR’ at the International Conference on ‘Emerging Trends in Biotechnology (ICETB-2014)’ organised by the Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi on 9 November 2014.
Panelist in discussion on ‘South Africa’s Africa Agenda: Changing Perspectives on Africa’s Development’ organised by the Indian Council of World Affairs (ICWA) in New Delhi on 3 November 2014.
Participated in the Panel Discussion on ‘Post-2015 Agenda and the Global South’ at the Fourth Asian Forum on Global Governance organised jointly by the Observer Research Foundation and ZEIT Stiftung Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius (Hamburg) in New Delhi on 30 October 2014.
Made a presentation on ‘Fundamentals of Food Policy and Politics’ at the Global Conference on ‘Securing Food for all Critical Need for Coherence in Policies and Action’ organised by The Club of Rome in New Delhi on 30 October 2014.
Lead Speaker at the Seminar on ‘Network of Southern Think-Tanks’ organised by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Beijing on 29 October 2014.
Made a presentation on ‘South-South Cooperation: Agenda Before Think-Tanks’ at the NeST Meeting organised by College of Humanities and Development Studies (COHD), China Agricultural University (CAU) in Beijing on 27-28 October 2014.
Made a presentation on ‘South-South Cooperation: The Indian Perspective’ at Beyond Global Governance: Furthering South-South Cooperation and the Role of BRICS organised by Council for Social Development in New Delhi on 25-26 September 2014.
Made a presentation on ‘Blue Economy: Emerging Trends’ at the Indian Ocean Dialogue 2014 organised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, UAE inKerala on 5-7 September 2014.
Participated at the Twenty Ninth Meeting of the Expert Committee on Access and Benefit Sharing for Processing the Applications, National Biodiversity Authority in Chennai on 2 September 2014
Made a presentation on ‘India-Africa Cooperation is Seed Sector’ at the Workshop on Open Source Seed System organised by Institute for Studies in Industrial Development (ISID) in New Delhi on 30-31 August 2014.
Made a Presentation on ‘India’s Development Cooperation Policy’ at the International seminar on ‘South-South Cooperation’organised by VANI in New Delhi on 26-27 August 2014.
Made a presentation on ‘Southern Perspective’ at the session on Collaboration and Partnerships for the Post-2015 Development Agenda at the conference on ‘The Post-2015 Development Agenda: Perspectives from India and Beyond’ organised by Observer Research Foundation in New Delhi on 14 August 2014.
Made a presentation on ‘Deconstructing South-South Cooperation’ at the seminar organised by Observers Research Foundation (ORF) on 21 July 2014.
Participated at the Budget Seminar entitled ‘The Union Budget 2014-15: Reform and Development Perspectives’organised jointly by CPR, ICRIER, IDF, NCAER and NIPFP-IDF in New Delhi on 19 July 2014.
Made a presentation on ‘Dynamics of South-South Cooperation’ at the Fourth Biennial High-level Meeting of the Development Cooperation Forum (DCF) entitled “Bringing the future of development cooperation to post-2015” at United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) in New York on 10-11 July 2014.
Made a presentation on ‘Issues before BRICS Summit’ at the session theme: Inclusive Growth: Sustainable Solutions at the Sixth BRICS Summit: Expectations from Fortaleza Meeting organised by Institute of Social Sciences in New Delhi on 7 July 2014.
Made a presentation on ‘Emerging Dynamics of India’s External Sector and WTO: An Overview’ at the MCTP Lecture at Foreign Service Institute in New Delhi on 3 July 2014.
Participated at the Expert Reference Group Meeting on new definition of ‘aid’ organised by the OECD-DAC in Paris on 26-27 June 2014.
Made a presentation on ‘Supplementary Sources of Development Financing’ at the Conference on The New Development Finance Landscape: Partner Countries Perspectives and Implications for Post-2015 Debate, organised by OECD in Paris on 25 June 2014.
Participated at a High-level policy seminar on ‘BRICS and Global Health’ organised by WHO, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India in New Delhi on 24 June 2014.
Made a presentation on ‘Emerging Dynamics of India’s External Sector and Trade Facilitation: An Overview’, at the Training Programme on Contemporary Issues in International Trade for Senior ITS officers organised by IIFT in New Delhi on 30 May 2014.
Participated at the panel discussion on ‘Setting the agenda: foreign policy priorities of the new government’ organised by Brookings India in New Delhi on 9 May 2014.
Made a presentation on ‘Institutional Architecture and Development: Responses from Emerging Powers’ at the First High-level Meeting of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation in Mexico on 16 April 2014.
Made a presentation on ‘Role for Southern Think-Tanks’ at the Launching meeting of Network of Southern Think-tanks (NeST) in Mexico on 14 April 2014.
Made a presentation on ‘Indian Development Partnership: Genesis and Evolution’ at the NIDC Forum organised by Network of International Development Cooperation (NIDC) in collaboration with the Asia Foundation (TAF), Thailand Research Fund (TRF) in Bangkok on 31 March 2014.
Made a presentation on ‘Deconstructing South-South Cooperation’ at the Dialogue on ‘Deconstructing South-South Cooperation: A South Asian Perspective’ organised by NCAER and CPD at New Delhi on 28 March 2014.
Made a presentation on ‘Responsible Research and Innovation in India’ at the Conference on Responsible Governance of Science and Technologies: Perspectives from Europe, China and India in Brussels on 19 March 2014.
Made a presentation on ‘Development Partnership and India-Africa Relations: Trends and Prospects’ at the 10th CII-EXIM Bank Conclave on India-Africa Project Partnership at New Delhi on 10 March 2014.
Participated at the International Conference on Global Economic Crisis, Macroeconomic Dynamics, Development Challenges of Developing Economies organised by JNU and Jamia Millia Islamia in New Delhi on 24 February 2014
Made a presentation on ‘Protection of Traditional Knowledge, Access and Benefit Sharing – Current National and International Scenario’ at the Conference on 26th Kerala Science Congress in Kerala on 29 January 2014 (in absentia).
Participated at the OECD Expert Group meeting in Paris on 23-25 January 2014.
Made a presentation on ‘Mainstreaming of Regional Outcomes’ at GEST Policy Meeting in Berlin on 14-15 January 2014.
   
2013  
Made a presentation on ‘Indian Development Cooperation Policy’ at the International Relations Conference on India and Development Partnerships in Asia and Africa: Towards a New Paradigm organised by Symbiosis University and Public Diplomacy Division, Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India in Pune on 14-15 December 2013.
Made a presentation on ‘What are the New Features of South-South Development Cooperation that are shared by Southern Partners’ at the UNDESA Core Group meeting on Delhi Process in Istanbul on 2-3 December 2013.
Made a presentation on ‘Entrepreneurship Development, Capacity Building and Economic Integration: Case of Indian Partnership with CLMV Region’ at the AFD/TAF Meeting in Paris on 14-15 November 2013.
Made a presentation on ‘A Brief Overview of Indian Development Cooperation’ at the DAC Development Day organised by DAC Secretariat in Paris on 13 November 2013.
Made a presentation on ‘Indian Development Cooperation’ at the Tajikistan Centre for Information Technology in Tajikistan on 16 October 2013.
Made a presentation on ‘Indian Development Cooperation’ at the Indo-Kyrgyz Centre for Information Technology in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan on 13 October 2013.
Participated at the Expert Reference Group Meeting on ‘Financing for Development’organised by OECD in Paris on 3-4 October 2013.
Made a presentation at the Conference on Forging Linkages between Emerging and Traditional Actors: New Approaches for Effective Resource Management organised by New York University and Center on International Cooperation in New York on 30 September, 2013.
Made a presentation on ‘Socio-Economic Assessment (SEA) of GMOs’ at the Second Meeting of the Project Management and Monitoring Committee (PMMC) of UNEP-GEF supported Phase II Capacity Building Project on Biosafety at Ministry of Environment and Forest in New Delhi on 23 September 2013.
Made a presentation in the seminar on ‘Public Private Partnership and Innovation’ organised by European Science Technology and Innovation platform in India (EU STI Platform) in New Delhi on 19 September 2013.
Made a presentation in the seminar on ‘Trends, Motives, and Case Studies in Indian Development Cooperation: Initial Insights’ organised by CII in New Delhi on 19 September 2013.
Made a presentation in the seminar on ‘Promoting Innovation for Sustainable Agriculture Development’ organised by FAO in Rome on 12-13 September 2013.
Made a presentation at the discussion meeting on ‘India’s Global Development Footprint’ organised by British High Commission in New Delhi on 10 September 2013.
Made a presentation on ‘Food Technologies: Debates on Access, Equity and Inclusion in India’ at the GEST Project meeting in Beijing on 4 September 2013.
Made a presentation on ‘Development Finance’ at the training programme for IES Probationers at the Institute of Economic Growth, organised by the Ministry of Finance in New Delhi on 2 September 2013.
Made a presentation on ‘India’s Development Cooperation: Emerging Institutional Architecture’ at the Workshop on ‘Development Agencies in Emerging Powers’ organised by Mexican Agency for International Development (AMEXCID) and Instituto Mora in Mexico City on 19 August 2013.
Made a presentation on ‘Ethics in Science and Technology Policy’ at a training programme for DST and CSIR officers organised by the National Institute of Advanced Studies in Bangalore on 31 July 2013.
Made a presentation on ‘Ethics and Science and Technology Policy in India’ at the Conference on Innovation and Development jointly organised by Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), National Institute of Science Technology and Development Studies (NISTADS) and Department of Science and Technology (DST) along with Asian Society for Innovation and Policy (ASIP) in New Delhi on 29 July 2013.
Made a presentation on ‘India’s Foreign Policy and Development Cooperation’ at the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Ethiopia on 23 July 2013.
Made a presentation on ‘Development Cooperation and RIS Initiatives’ at Higher Institute for International Relations in Maputo, Mozambique on 26 July 2013.
Made presentations on ‘Rise of the South-South Cooperation’ at the Training Programme on ‘International Economics and Business Management’ organised by IIFT in New Delhi on 11 July 2013.
Participated in the Flagship Forum ‘The Rise of the South and New Development Partnerships: Opportunities for Human Development in a Changing World’ organised by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) in cooperation with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Association of Germany (UNA-Germany) in Berlin on 13-14 June 2013.
Made a presentation on ‘South-South Cooperation’ at the Workshop on ‘India’s Global Development Presence and Engagement of Indian Civil Society’ organised by PRIA in New Delhi on 31 May 2013.
Made a presentation on ‘IBSA Collaboration in Health Biotechnology’ at the 9th Working Group Meeting entitled IBSA S&T Working Group Meeting organised by the World Health Organisation in New Delhi on 3 May 2013.
Made a presentation on ‘Post 2015 Development Challenges’ at the Conference on Asian Approaches to Development Cooperation organised by Asia Foundation in New York on 23 April 2013.
Made a presentation on ‘Asian Approaches to Development Cooperation’ at the De-Briefing Conference on Asian Approaches to Development Cooperation organised by Asia Foundation at World Bank in Washington D.C. on 21 April 2013.
Made a presentation on ‘Priorities in Food Research and Ethics Framework’ at Fourth Plenary Meeting of Global Ethics in Science and Technology (GEST) in Berlin, Germany on 17-18 April 2013.
Made a presentation on ‘External Health Aid and Sustainable Development: Emerging Contours of Indian Health Diplomacy’ at the World Health Summit in Singapore on 10 April 2013.
Made a presentation at the IBSA Local Governance Forum on ‘IBSA and Development Cooperation’ at the Conference on Deepening Democracy through Local Governance at Institute of Social Sciences in New Delhi on 8 April 2013.
Made a presentation on Integrating Science with Societal Concerns in India at the Kick-off meeting on Promoting Global Responsible Research and Social and Scientific Innovation (PROGRESS) organised by UNESCO in Paris on 20-22 March 2013.
Made a presentation on International Development Policy – the view from the BRICS at the Conference on Rising Powers in International Development: The BRICS and the Reshaping of International Development Policy organised by the South African Institute for International Affairs (SAIIA) and the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) in Johannesburg, South Africa on 19 March 2013.
Made a presentation on International Development Cooperation and BRICS: Emerging Issues and Agenda Ahead at the Fifth Academic Forum, Durban organised by Higher Education South Africa (HESA) in South Africa on 10-13 March 2013.
Participated at the dialogue meeting on Forging Development and Security Linkages: A Dialogue between New and Traditional Actors organised by the Center on International Cooperation (CIC) in New York on 21 January 2013.
Made a presentation on Indian Experience with Small Development Projects: Lessons from Nepal, at the International Conference on Middle Income Countries Development Cooperation Experience Exchange organised by China Academy of International Trade and Economic Cooperation (CAITEC), United Nations Development Programme, China (UNDP China) in Beijing on 17-18 January 2013.
Participated at the International Conference on International Cooperation after 2015: Perspectives from Europe and Emerging Economies organised by the Shanghai Institute for International Studies (SIIS) in Shanghai, China on 12-13 January 2013.
Made a presentation at the C Subramanian Session on Biodiversity Conservation and Food Security, oragnised by the 100th Session of Indian Science Congress (ISC), in Kolkata on 7 January 2013.
   
2012  
Made a presentation on Indian Development Cooperation: Priorities, Objectives and Philosophy at the Asian Approaches to Development Cooperation organised by Australian National University, Canberra on 29 November 2012 at Australia.
Made a presentation on Inclusive Growth Strategies and Development Cooperation Approaches at the Pro-Poor Growth and Development Cooperation organised by KDI and TAF in Seoul on 31 October 2012.
Participated at the Sixth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety MOP 6 held in Hyderabad on 1-5 October.
Made a presentation on Science Policy Imperatives for Genomics at the CSSP special lecture organised by JNU in New Delhi on 26 September 2012.
Made a presentation on (i) Overview of DCF Background Studies and (ii) South-South and Triangular Cooperation at the 2nd International Development Cooperation Report Preparatory Workshop, organised by United Nations Headquarters in New York on 20-21 September 2012.
Made a presentation on Food Safety Issues: Perspectives from India at the China-Europe Workshop on Grand Socio-Technological Challenges, organised by Rathenau Instituut, CASTED and KIT, Beijing on 6 September 2012.
Made a presentation on (i) Global Debate in S&T Policies; and (ii) Policy Debates on Food Technologies at the Third Plenary Meeting of Global Ethics in Science and Technology (GEST), organised by Chinese Academy of Science and Technology for Development in Beijing, China on 4-5 September 2012.
Made a presentation on Indian (Bio) Pharmaceutical Industry: Emerging Linkages and Prospects at the Conference on Quest for Quality Generics organised by ASSOCHAM in New Delhi on 31 August 2012.
Participated at the roundtable discussion meeting on the paper The Evolving Role of Emerging Economies in Global Governance – an Indian Perspective, organised by FICCI in New Delhi on 30 August 2012.
Made a presentation on Biosafety and Trade Related Issues, at the 6th Training Programme on Applications of Biotechnology and its Regulations under ITEC and SCAAP Programme of the Ministry of External Affairs organised by TERI in New Delhi on 29 August 2012.
Delivered a lecture on Emerging Economies as ‘Donors’: Role for New Channels for Development Cooperation at the IFS Probationers Programme organised by IIFT in New Delhi on 12 July 2012.
Made a presentation on South-South Cooperation in Genomics at the Canadian High Commission during the book launch by Prof. Halla Thorsteinsdottir at New York on 6 July 2012.  
Made a presentation on Development Cooperation and Emerging Economies at Development Cooperation Forum, DCF, UNDESA, New York on 5 July 2012.
Participated in the Consultative Meeting on International Development Cooperation Report, IDCR at UNDESA, New York on 4 July 2012.
Made a presentation on Introduction to Trade, Biodiversity and ABS at the seminar on Trade and Biodiversity: Issues for Access and Benefit Sharing, organised by NBA, in Bangalore on 2 July 2012.
Made a presentation on Pro-Poor Growth and Development Cooperation at the two day International conference on Pro-poor Growth and Development Cooperation—Experience and Lessons from Asia, organised by the Asia Foundation (TAF) in collaboration with the Korea Development Institute (KDI) in Beijing, China on 27-29 June 2012.
Made a presentation on GM Crops and Socio-Economic Provisions at the Indian Guidelines on Socio-Economic Issues organised by MoEF at the NARS Complex, New Delhi on 18-22 June 2012.
Made a presentation at the Preparatory Meeting for CoP-MoP on Socio-Economic Issues organised by MoEF in New Delhi on 29 May 2012.
Made a presentation on South-South Cooperation and Access to Medicine at the High Level Committee on South-South Cooperation in New York on 22-25 May 2012.
Participated in the Inter-Ministerial Expert Group Meeting on recommendations of the report and the way forward for ratification of the Supplementary Protocol, Ministry of Environment and Forest, New Delhi on 24 May 2012. 
Participated in the video conference Meeting on the Post-2015 Framework for Development: Growth, Structural Change and Employment at JICA office in New Delhi on 16 May 2012.
Made a presentation on International Cooperation and Global Governance: Challenges and Road Map at the Conference on International Cooperation and Global Governance: Challenges & Road Map organised by the National Alumni and Partners of the Managing Global Governance Programme in New Delhi on 4 May 2012.
Made a presentation at the Conference on Delivering Inclusive and Sustainable Development organised by Centre for Policy Research in New Delhi on 9-10 April 2012.
Participated in the Workshop on Rising Powers in International Development organised by Institute of Development Studies, Sussex, UK on 30 April-3 May 2012.
Participated in a meeting with different experts working on science, technology and innovation related issues to discuss Global Ethics in Science and Technology (GEST) project case studies in Chennai on 25-26 April 2012.
Made a presentation on Exploring Development Compact and New Dynamics of SSC at the 4th Managing Global Governance (MGG) Partner Workshop organised jointly by GIZ, GDI and BMZ, Bonn, Germany on 17-20 April 2012.
Made a presentation on Beyond the Slogan of South-South Cooperation: Exploring Development Compact and New Dynamics of SSC at the Barnes Symposium on Legitimacy, Economic Development and Change Revisited at USC Law School, University of South Carolina, USA on13-14 April 2012.
Made a presentation at the First National Consultation on Trade Classification of Biodiversity Based Products organised by the National Biodiversity Authority in New Delhi on 9 April 2012.
Made presentations on Science and Technology Policy in India: Ethics, Institutions and Policy Framework; Ethics in Food Technologies:Perspectives from India and at the GEST Project-Meeting of researches from partners institutions, organised in collaboration with University of Central Lancashire at Preston,UK on 15-16 March 2012.
2011  
Made a presentation on Trade and Investment in Indo-Africa Relations: Trends and Prospects at the India-Africa Strategic Dialogue, organised by IDSA in New Delhi on 25 November 2011.
Made a presentation on Common but Differentiated Responsibilities for Global Development: Role for Established and Emerging Donors, at the PRE-HLF4 Conference: Toward a Global Compact for Development Effectiveness, organised by Korea Development Institute (KDI) in Busan on 28 November 2011.
Made a presentation on Indian Development Cooperation Policy and Trends in Development Assistance at the Seminar on Emerging Asian Approaches to Development Cooperation, organised by the Korea Development Institute in Seoul, Korea on 29 September 2011.
Made a presentation on South-South Cooperation, DAC and Global Aid Architecture: Is there really a Gap? at the Sub-WorkingGroup Development Aid of the Non-DAC donors, Joint EADI 13th General Conference and DSA Annual Conference, organised by University of York, UK on 20 September 2011.
Made a presentation on Aid, Emerging Economies and Global Dynamic, organised by Jamia Millia Islamia University in New Delhi on 12 September 2011.
Made a presentation on The Rise of the Indian Pharmaceutical Industry, organised by NISTADS in New Delhi on 29 June 2011.
Participated as a discussant in the session on “Perspectives of Selected DAC Donors on Asian Approaches” at the Asian Approaches Asian Approaches to Development Cooperation Dialogue: Lessons for Development Effectiveness held in Colombo, Sri Lanka between 15-17 June 2011
Made a presentation on Indian Development Cooperation Policy and Post-Conflict States at the Engagement on Development and Security: New Actors, New Debates, organised by Center on International Cooperation in New York on 20 June 2011.
Made a presentation on Traditional Medicine and HIF: Perspectives from India at the International Conference on Equity and Access to Medicine: Role of Innovation and Institution, New Delhi on 12-13 May 2011.
Made a presentation on In Quest for Inclusive Growth: India’s Experience, Opportunities and Challenges at the MGG National Alumni Meet organised by GIZ held in New Delhi on  2 May 2011.
Made a presentation on Medicinal Plants,IPR and Benefit Sharing: Insights from Experiences of India & South Africa at the Centre for Studies in Science Policy (CSSP),JNU, New Delhi on 27 April 2011.
Made a presentation on Traditional Medicine:IPR and Other Challenges at the workshop on Bioprocessing, Policy and Practice:Conservation and use of Medicinal plants of the Small Island Developing States (SIDS)of the Indian Ocean and Madagascar held in Mauritius between 20-22 April 2011.
Made a presentation on IPR, TRIPs and Indian Experience at the Centre for Studies in Science Policy (CSSP), JNU, New Delhi on 7 April 2011.
Made a presentation on Indian S&T Policy and Its Priorities at the Global Ethics in Science and Technology (GEST) Project Kick-off Meeting held on 31 March-1 April 2011 at The Hague the Netherlands.
Made a presentation on Emergence of the Biopharmaceutical Sector and Indian Innovation System at the meeting organized by the Centre for Contemporary Studies, Indore on 26 March 2011.
Made a presentation on Indian Development Partnership: Issues and Policy Directions at the Conference on Asian Approaches to Development Cooperation Dialogue: Lessons for Development Effectiveness held in Malaysia on 22-24 March 2011.
Made a presentation on Indian Development Cooperation Policy and Triangular Cooperation at the Workshop on Triangular Cooperation: Towards Horizontal Partnerships, But How?, held in Bali, Indonesia on 27 February-1-March 2011
   
2010  
Made a presentation on Emergence of the Biopharmaceutical Sector and Indian Innovation System at the Rising Powers Workshop, organized by JNU (CSSP) and King’s College London in New Delhi on 19 November 2010.
Made a presentation on Industry Trends in GM and Non-GM Seeds - Rationale for Legal Interventions and Price Regulation at FARMER, New Delhi on 18 November 2010.
Made a presentation on Common Policy Grounds between India and China on HIF, Traditional Medicines and China-India Collaboration on Health Impact Fund at the Innova P-Second Meeting on Traditional Medicines and China-India Collaboration on Health Impact Fund, held in Shanghai on 28-29 October 2010.
Made a presentation on Trade, Innovation and Agriculture Technology at a seminar at Centre for Studies in Science Policy and School of Social Sciences, JNU on 29 September 2010.
Made a presentation on Survey on Biotechnology Capacity in Asia-Pacific: Opportunities for National Initiatives and Regional Cooperation at the Concluding Workshop for Capacity-Building in Life Sciences: UNESCO Regional Network on Microbiology and Biotechnology, Bangkok, Thailand and International Centre for Biotechnology, Osaka University, Japan on 3 September 2010.
Made a presentation on Biosafety and Trade Related Issues at the ITEC Training Programme on Applications of Biotechnology and Its Regulation, organized by TERI, New Delhi on 4 August 2010.
Made a presentation on Traditional Medicine: IPR and Other Challenges at the Conference on Innovation and Inclusive Development-Medicine & Sanitation, organized by the UNU-Merit in New Delhi on 29 July 2010.
Made a presentation on Hitting the glass ceiling? On the future of Indian Pharmaceutical firms at the Workshop on Reflections on the Indian System of Innovation, organized by the UNU-Merit in New Delhi on 28 July 2010.
Made a presentation on Scenario Building – A Technology Forecasting at the IASRI Training Programme on Technology Forecasting Methodologies on 15 July 2010.
Made a presentation on Emerging Economies as Donors: Role for New Channels for Development Cooperation at the IFS Training Programme, organized by IIFT, New Delhi on 8 July 2010.
Made three presentations on a) Challenges before Agriculture Sector; b)Framework of Innovation System; and c) Trade and Technology Linkages at the Seminar on International Trade, Bio-Technology and Developing Countries: Insights from WTO and other International Trade Processes, organized by the University for Peace, Costa Rica on 21-23 April 2010.
Made a presentation on India’s Development Cooperation Programme at the German Development Institute, Bonn, Germany on 14 April 2010.
Made a presentation on Development Cooperation and Emerging Powers:
New Partners or Old Patterns at the Annual German Development Institute Conference / InWent Conference, Bonn, Germany on 13 April 2010.
Participated at the Innova Patent-2 Meeting, organized by the Chinese Academy of Science and Technology for Development (CASTED) in Beijing on 4-5 March 2010.
Made a presentation on Trade, Innovation and Agriculture: Some Illustrations from South Asia at Global Development and Environment Institute (GDAE), Boston University on 25 February 2010.
Made a presentation on IPRs, Innovation and Food Security: Agriculture in South Asia, Global Development Policy Program, Department of International Relation, Boston University on 24 February 2010.
Made a presentation on Biotechnology and Development: Major Initiatives in Asia’ at the World Technology Access Program (WorldTAP), Institute of International Agriculture, Michigan State University on 18 February 2010.
Made a presentation on Moving from Green to Gene Revolution and Agro-ecological Issues: Who Would Govern the Innovation Agenda? at the Global Institute of Sustainable Forestry, Yale Forest Forum on 11 February 2010.
Made a presentation on Food Production: Global Context and Local Concerns at the Discussion Meeting on Alissa Hamilton’s book on Orange Juice at School of Agrarian Studies, Yale University on 5 February 2010.
2009  
Made a presentation on Development Aid Policies: Emerging Experience from India at the in-house seminar at MacMillan Centre for International Affairs, Yale University on 20 November 2009
Made a presentation on International Regulations at the Conference on Genomics and Benefit Sharing with Developing Countries – From Biodiversity to Human Genomics, organized by GenBenefit and Sixth Framework Programme, Montreal, Canada on 6 November 2009.
Made a presentation on Traditional Medicines at the International Meeting on Innova-Patent 2 organized by CASTED on 26-29 August 2009 in Beijing.
Made a presentation on Biosafety and Trade Related Issues at the Third ITEC Training Programme on Applications of Biotechnology and Its Regulation, organized by TERI, New Delhi on 11 August 2009.
Made a presentation on ‘IPR, TRIPs and Indian Experience’ at the Lecture for Executive Post-Graduate Diploma Students on TRIPs, organised by IIFT, New Delhi. on 28 June 2009.
Participated at the RIS and India Habitat Centre (IHC) organised half-day discussion meeting on, “Patent Regime and Access to Health: Define Strategies Urgently”, at Palm Court Room, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi on June 12, 2009.
Participated at the Second Inter-Ministerial Meeting organised by the MER Division at the Ministry of External Affairs for the Sixth IBSA Trilateral Commission meeting to be held in Brazil, 11 June 2009, New Delhi.
Made a presentation on ‘Changing Structure of Indian Seed Industry: Policy Prospects and Emerging Lessons’, organised by IFPRI, New Delhi on 9 June 2009.
Made a presentation on ‘IPR, Indigenous Knowledge and Medical Sector: Policy Imperatives: Case Study of India’ at the Workshop on Alternate Patent Regime and Access to Health, organised by CASTED, Beijing, China on 25-26 May 2009.
Made a presentation on ‘Trade Facilitation and Regional Integration: A View from India’ at the Regional Policy Forum on Trade Facilitation and SMEs in Times of Crisis, organised by UN ESCAP, ARTNeT, Bangkok, World Bank and China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT), at Beijing, China on 20-22 May 2009.
Made a presentation on ‘Patents and Access to Knowledge in Biotechnology’ at the National Consultation on Access to Patented Knowledge in Biotechnology, organised by TERI, New Delhi on 1 May 2009.
Made a presentation on ‘Emerging Trade and Investment Linkages between India and East Africa: Agenda for Collective Resurgence’ at the seminar on Contemporary India-East Africa Relations: Shifting Terrains of Engagement, organised by British Institute in Eastern Africa, Nairobi on 27-28 April 2009.
Participated as an observer at the Seventh meeting of the Ad Hoc Open-ended Working Group on Access and Benefit-sharing: Informal Consultation with the Co-chairs and regional consultations, organized by the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), UNESCO, Paris, France on 31 March – 1 April 2009.
Participated in the International Policy Dialogue on The Global Financial Crisis and International Financial Institutions –Governance Perspectives for Developing Countries, organized by the German Development Institute (GDI) and InWent, Berlin, Germany on 8-9 March 2009.
Made a presentation on Indigenous Knowledge and Evolving Indian Regulatory Framework at the Conference on Traditional Knowledge and Genetic Resources, organized by George Washington University and CII, New Delhi on 24 February 2009.
Made a presentation on Intellectual Property Rights and Trade Regime: Indian Experience at the Training Programme for State government officials, organized by the IIFT in New Delhi 10 February 2009
Made a presentation on Intellectual Property Rights and Traditional Knowledge: Indian Experience at the Training Programme for WTO Officials from African countries, organized by the IIFT in New Delhi on 10 February 2009.
Participated in the Roundtable meeting to discuss the matter regarding a legislation for protection of Traditional Knowledge at the Ministry of Commerce and Industry in New Delhi on 3 February 2009.
' Made a presentation on Issues under WTOSPS and CBD-Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety at the National Orientation Course on Biosecurity and Biosafety: Policies, Procedures and Issues at NBPGR, New Delhi on 28 January 2009.
Participated in the First Advisory Committee (AC) meeting of the project Enabling Bioinnovation for Poverty Alleviation in Asia at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Bangkok, Thailand. 23 January 2009.
   
2008  
Made a presentation on Intellectual Property Rights and Traditional Knowledge: Indian Experience at the Seminar on IPRs and Cyber Law organized by the National Judicial Academy, Bhopal on 19 December 2008.
Made a presentation on Intellectual Property Rights and Traditional Knowledge: Indian Experience at the GBD/WTO Issues Meeting between CASTED/RIS/Uclan on 9-11 December 2008 at Beijing, China.
Made a presentation on India-Africa Economic Partnership: Agenda for Collective Resurgence at the ORF-RLF International Conference on Engaging with a resurgent Africa, organized by the Observer Research Foundation in New Delhi on 21 November 2008.
Made a presentation on Impact of “Emerging Powers” on Governance in Partner Countries at the European Development Days on 16 November 2008, Strasbourg, France.
Participated as a discussant at the Roundtable Meeting on Global Socio Economic Impact of Biotech Crops, at the International Life Sciences Institute-India (ILSI-INDIA) in New Delhi on 13 November 2008.
Made a presentation on WTO Agreement and Implications at the Training Module on Contributions to Outside Policy Dialogues 11 RIS Diary April 2009 Global Economic Issues: Implications for Developing Countries organized by the Ministry of External Affairs on November 10 2008 in New Delhi.
Made a presentation on CBD and Human Resources: Is the Inclusion Possible! at the GenBenefit Research Project Meeting held on 30-31 October 2008 in Johannesburg.
Made a presentation on Trade Facilitation and Regional Integration: A View from India at the Seminar on Trade Facilitation in South Asia, organized by the SAARC Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) and FBCCI in Dhaka on 19 October 2008.
Made a presentation on Development Aid Policies: Emerging Experience from India at the First All India Alumni and Partner Conference, organized by InWEnt on October 16, 2008 in New Delhi.
Made a presentation on TRIPs and Pubic Health, at the First Innova Workshop on 27 August 2008 in Oslo.
Made a presentation on Biosafety and Trade Related Issues, at the second ITEC Training Programme on Applications of Biotechnology and its Regulation, TERI, New Delhi on 20 August 2008.
Made a presentation on Development Impact of IT in Trade Facilitation: An Overview of Indian Experience at the ARTNeT Research Team Meeting - Impact of IT-based Trade Facilitation Measures on Inclusive Development held on 29-30 July 2008 in Bangkok.
Made a presentation on US-India Bilateral Trade and SPS Regulatory Regime: An Indian Perspective, at the 2nd Workshop India-US SPS Agricultural Knowledge Initiative (AKI), organized by NBPGR, New
Delhi on 23 July 2008.
Made a presentation on Food Security and Food Prices: Are We on the Right Track, at the Workshop on Global Food Security and Raising Food Prices, organized by TERI at New Delhi on 26 May 2008.
Made a presentation on ABS in India at a side event at CoP 9 on Indigenous Peoples, Consent and Benefit-Sharing. Learning Lessons from the San-Hoodia Case, organized by University of Central Lancashire on 21 May 2008 at Bonn, Germany.
Made a presentation on India’s Development Cooperation Policy at the OECD DAC Meeting, on 16 May 2008 at Paris, France.
Made a presentation on Asian Biotechnology, Innovation and Development Initiative (ABIDI) at the OECD Ad hoc Biotechnology Statistics Meeting, oragnized by Paris, France on 15 May 2008.
Made a presentation on Patent Protection and Agriculture Sector at the Capacity Building Training Programme on Advance IPR, WTO Related Issues and Patent Writing, organized by CUTS, Jaipur for Department of Science and Technology officials on 30 April 2008.
Made a presentation on Global Experience with ABS: Emerging Evidence from India and South Africa at the Seminar on Traditional Knowledge/Genetic Resources/Folklore from Public Policy to Practical Solutions, organized by USPTO and CII at New Delhi on 23 April 2008.
Made a presentation on The Role of Emerging Powers in Development Cooperation: Issues and Future Perspectives at the seminar entitled, Reshaping the Global Development Cooperation Architecture: The Role of the Emerging Powers, organized by InWent and German Development Institute on 17 April 2008 at Bonn, Germany
Made a presentation on Forecasting and Agricultural Innovation System – Case Study of Evolution of NAIP at the Training Workshop on Technology Foresight Methodologies in Agricultural Innovation System, organized by Centre for Studies in Science Policy, JNU at New Delhi on 5 April 2008.
Made a presentation on Emergence of BioPharmaceutical Industry and Biotechnology Policy: Emerging Linkages and Prospects at the Seminar on Strategic R&D Management, organized by the Human Resource Development Centre, CSIR, Ghaziabad on 27 March 2008.
Made a presentation on Indigenous Knowledge System (IKS) and Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) at the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Trivandrum on 1 March 2008.
Made a presentation on South-South Linkages in Genomics at Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advance Studies, Bangalore on 29 February 2008
Made a presentation on Industry Associations as Agents of Change at the Discussion Meeting on Innovation System and Economic Growth in India, organized by IIM, Ahmedabad on 4 January 2008.
   
2007  
Made presentation on Changing Structure of Indian Seed Industry: Policy Prospects and Emerging Lessons at the South Asian Conference on Trade and Development entitled Harnessing Gains from Trade: Domestic Challenges and Beyond, held in New Delhi on 20 December 2007.
Made a presentation on Global Experience with ABS: Emerging Evidence from India and South Africa at the Workshop on India’s Experiences on Access to Genetic Resources and Benefit Sharing, held in New Delhi on 18 December 2007.
Made a presentation on Vulnerability and Kani Case in India at the GenBenefit–Vulnerability Workshop, held in Cape Town, South Africa on 28-30 November 2007.
Made a presentation on GPNs and Indian Biopharmaceutical Industry: Emerging Linkages and Prospects at the International Workshop on Global Production Networks and Decent Work: Recent Experience in India and Global Trends, organized by IILS, ICSSR, IHD and ISCE, Bangalore on 19 November 2007.
Made a presentation on Trade Facilitation and Regional Integration: Emerging Trends from South Asia at the Inter-Regional Forum on Trade Facilitation and Regional Trade Agreements, organized by UN-ESCWA, Amman, Jordan, on 14 November 2007.
Made a presentation on Environmental Risk Assessment, Socio-Economic Considerations and Decision-Making Support for LMOs in India at the Workshop on Biosafety Capacity Building Project: Outcome and the Way Forward, organized by the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India, in New Delhi on 6 November 2007.
Made a presentation on Environmental Risk Assessment, Socio-Economic Considerations and Decision-Making Support for LMOs in India at the Workshop on Biosafety Capacity Building Project: Outcome and the Way Forward, organized by the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India, in New Delhi on 6 November 2007.
Made a presentation on Development Aid Policies: Emerging Experience from India at the Conference on Emerging Powers and their Development Aid Policies, organized by International Network on Development Aid, held in Johannesburg, South Africa on 29 October 2007.
Made a presentation on Global Economic Scenario and Emergence of South at the National Conference on Strategies for Sustainable Economic Turn Around, organized by Indraprastha University, New Delhi on 16 October 2007.
Made a presentation on ABS and Kani Case in India at the GenBenefit Project Meeting, held on 9-14 September 2007 in Nairobi, Kenya.
Made a presentation on ABS and Kani Case in India at the GenBenefit Project Meeting, held on 9-14 September 2007 in Nairobi, Kenya.
Made a presentation on Deciphering US Farm Bill 2007: Moving Forward Falling Behind at the National Consultation on What the Doha Development Round Means for India at IIC on 29 August 2007 in New Delhi.
Made a presentation on WTO and Trade in Electronically Delivered Software (EDS): Emerging Challenges and Policy Options - An Indian Perspective at the 2007 EAIEL ICT Research Network Symposium, organized by the University of Hong Kong on 23 August 2007 in Hong Kong.
Made a presentation on Experiences from FTA Engagement at the Brainstorming Meeting on Indo-EU FTA, organized by CENTAD and Oxfam International on 21 August 2007 in New Delhi.
Made a presentation on Incentives for Innovations and New Technologies at the Health Congress 2007 on Innovation, Technology and Equity in Health on 17 July 2007 in Salvador, Brazil.
Made presentations on Biotechnology and International Trade Issues: Impact of WTO Agreement on Transboundary Movement at the Training Workshops for Customs Officers on Biosafety, organized by the National Academy of Customs, Excise and Narcotics in Chennai on 30 April 2007, in New Delhi on 8 May, 2007, and in Bangalore on 14 June 2007.
Made a presentation on Emerging Anchor Countries: Implications for Global Governance, at the International Conference on Democratizing Global Governance: Perspectives of Emerging Powers and G-8 on Summit Reform and the United Nations, organized by the German United Nations Association, Berlin on 31 May 2007.
Made a presentation on What Does India Expect from German Development Cooperation? at the German Development Institute (DIE), Bonn on 23 May 2007.
Made a presentation on What Does India Expect from German Development Cooperation? at the German Development Institute (DIE), Bonn on 23 May 2007.
Made a presentation on Trade Integration in South Asia: Emerging Bilateral and Regional Arrangements including SAFTA at the South Asian People’s Summit, organized by SANSAD, New Delhi on 2 April 2007.
Participated in the Roundtable meeting on “South-to-South Collaboration in Genomics Innovation”, organized by University of Toronto, Canada on 26 February 2007.
Made a presentation on “SPS and TBT Issues in WTO and Agricultural Exports” at the Training Programme on WTO for the MMTC Officials, organized by IIFT on 20 February 2007.
Made a presentation on “SPS and TBT Issues in WTO” at the Training Programme for African Diplomats at IIFT, on 15 February, 2007.
Made presentations on “Dynamics of Biotechnology Research and Industry in India”; and on “Emerging Anchor Countries: Implications for Global Governance” at the Workshop on Managing Global Governance: Major Challenges and Main Actors, organized by German Development Institute, Bonn on February 7-9, 2007.
   
2006  
Made a presentation on “Innovation, Environmental Ethics and Corporate Responsibility” at the Workshop on Bioethics for Indian Society organized by UNESCONISTADS, New Delhi on 14 December 2006.
Made a presentation on “Biotechnology Statistics and Policy Priorities: Where are the Gaps?” at the Workshop on Measuring the Outputs and Impacts of Biotechnology, OECD, Paris, on 11 December 2006.
Made a presentation on “Biosafety and Trade Related Issues” at the National Orientation Course on Biosafety Considerations for Evaluation of Transgenic Crops organized by NBPGR, New Delhi on 7 December 2006.
Made a presentation on “Trade and Environment and TRIPs” at the ICAI’s Post Qualification Course in International Trade Laws and WTO on 6 December 2006.
Made a presentation on “Recent Biotechnology Policy Initiatives in India” at KRIBB, Daejeon, South Korea on 21 November 2006.
Made a presentation on “Agricultural Biotechnology-based (Green) Enterprise Development for Sustainable Rural Livelihood and Economic Growth: Opportunities with Biofuel in Select Asian Economies” at the Second Meeting of the Technical Committee of APCAEM, Suwon, Republic of Korea, on 20 November 2006.
Made a presentation on “National System of Bio-innovation in Singapore and India: Lessons for Other Developing Countries” at the Integrated Policies for Bio-Innovations in Agriculture and Health in Asia, organized by Asian Institute of Technology, AIT, Pathumthani, Thailand, on 13-14 November 2006.
Made a presentation on “Biofuels in India” at the Department of Energy, Alternative Fuels and Energy Technology Division, Manila, on 10 November 2007.
Made a presentation on “ABS and Kani Case in India” at the Inaugural Meeting of the GenBenefit Project, on 2-3 November 2006, organized by University of Central Lancashire, London.
Made a presentation on Trade Issues in Transboundary Movement of LMOs at the Technical Programme on Biosafety organized by Ministry of Environment and Forest, 18-19 September, 2006.
Made a presentation on Technology Frontier: Realising the Biotechnology Potential at the Workshop on Role of Agribusiness in Poverty Reduction,organized by the Oxfam International's Make Trade Fair and Centad, 30 August 2006.
Made a presentation on Harmonizing Trade Related Regulations of GM Food at the International Dialogue on Economic Consideration of Biosafety and Biotechnology Regulations in India: A Policy Dialogue, organized by International Food Policy Research Institute, 24 August 2006.
Made a presentation on Experience with Implementation of Agreement on Customs Valuation in India: Identifying Trade Facilitation related Concerns at the UNDP/ESCAP ARTNET Consultative Meeting on Trade Facilitation and Regional Integration, held on 17-18 August 2006, in Bangkok.
Made a presentation on Implications of New Patent Regime for Developing Countries: Urgent Need for Strategic Response at the International Seminar on India and the New Global Intellectual Property Rights Regime, organized by Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, on August 1-3, 2006.
Made a presentation on Bt Cotton Controversy: Issues and Policy Options at the Panel Discussion on Cottoning on Bt Cotton organized by PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry, on 31 July 2006.
Made a presentation on “Biotechnology and Trade Related Issues” at TERI School of Advanced Studies, June 8, 2006.
Made a presentation (in absentia) on “Prior Informed Consent, Benefit Sharing and Kani Case in India” at Project Meeting organized by University of Cape Town and Welcome Trust on June 1-2, 2006, Cape Town, South Africa.
Made a presentation on “New Technologies in Agriculture: What are the Policy Issues” at the International Conference on Sustainable Agriculture for Food and Nutritional Security organized by TERI, May 26, 2006.
Made a presentation on “Impact of Globalization on Select MDGs: Assessing Policy Options” at Commonwealth Parliamentary Association/ 21st Century Trust, May 13-19, 2006, Bangalore
Made a presentation on “Labelling, Traceability and Trade related Issues” at National Consultation on Regulation of Genetically Modified Food organized by BCIL, April 27, 2006.
Made a presentation on “Biosafety and Trade Related Issues” at the Short-term Orientation Course on Biosafety and Biotech Regulations organized by TERI School of Advanced Studies, April 7, 2006.
Made a presentation on “Biotechnology and Trade Related Issues” at the TERI School of Advanced Studies Training Workshop on Law and Biotechnology, March 10th, 2006, New Delhi.
Made a presentation on “Intellectual Property and Agro Biotechnology: Emerging Global Regime” at the TERI School of Advanced Studies Training Workshop on Law and Biotechnology, March 10th, 2006, New Delhi.
Made a presentation on “Customs Valuation in South Asia: The Case of India” at the UNDP/ESCAP ARTNeT Trade Facilitation Research Team Meeting, March 15, 2006, Bangkok
Made a presentation on “Customs Valuation in South Asia: The Case of India” at the UNDP/ESCAP ARTNeT Trade Facilitation Research Team Meeting, March 15, 2006, Bangkok
Made a presentation on “SAFTA and Trade Facilitation Measures” at the seminar on Challenges and Opportunities: Regional Economic Cooperation in South Asia organized by CUTS-CITEE, FES, IMC, March 24, 2006, Mumbai.
Made a presentation on “Biosafety and Trade Related Issues” at the TERI School of Advanced Studies Short-term Orientation Course on Biosafety and Biotech Regulations, February 9th, 2006, New Delhi.
Presented a paper on "Integration in South Asia and Issues in Asian Economic Community” at the Seventh Annual Global Developmen t Network Conference on Asian and Other Drivers of Global Change, January 19-21, 2006, St. Petersburg, Russia.

 

Presented a paper on "Integration in South Asia and Issues in Asian Economic Community” at the Seventh Annual Global Developmen t Network Conference on Asian and Other Drivers of Global Change, January 19-21, 2006, St. Petersburg, Russia.
   
2005  
Participated at Panel Discussion on “IPR, the Next Issue: Biotech and Development”, organized by the global Business Dialogue (GBD), Inc., December 15, 2005 at NGO Centre, Hong Kong.
Presented a paper on “Food safety regulation Concerns and Trade: A Developing Country perspective” at the plenary session on, ‘From Traceability to Biotechnology: Trade and food Safety Standards’ organized by RIS, Danish Institute for international Studies (DIIS), Denmark and START network, December 14, 2005 at Hong Kong Trade and Development Symposium.
Presented a paper on “Food safety regulation Concerns and Trade: A Developing Country perspective” at the plenary session on, ‘From Traceability to Biotechnology: Trade and food Safety Standards’ organized by RIS, Danish Institute for international Studies (DIIS), Denmark and START network, December 14, 2005 at Hong Kong Trade and Development Symposium.
Participated at the Panel Discussion during the WTO Ministerial – 2005 on ‘Synergising LDCs’ and Developing country Priorities at WTO Hong Kong Ministerial, side event organized by consumer Unity and Trust society – Organisation Development and community Management Trust (ODCMT), Zambia and Africa Resource Centre (CUTS-ARC), Zambia, December 13, 2005 at NGO Centre, Hong Kong.
Presented a paper on “WTO: Current Issues” at the MEA Professional Course for Foreign Diplomats, RIS, New Delhi on November 24, 2005.
Presented a paper on “Financial Incentives, Innovation and New Technologies: Experience with Biotechnology Policies” at the Innovation, Knowledge and Development (IKD) Workshop in collaboration with Open University, UK and Institute of Social Studies at London on November 18-20, 2005.
Presented a paper on “Setting the WTO/Trade Agenda: Towards a Common Perspective for the Region” at the Asian Meet on WTO being organized by Voluntary Action Network India (VANI) on October 25, 2005.
Presented a paper on “Need for and Cost of Selected Trade Facilitation Measures in India” at the OEDC Global Forum on Trade Facilitation organized by OECD, Paris at Colombo on October 18-19, 2005.
Presented a paper on “Need and Cost of Selected Trade Facilitation Measures in India: Implications for the WTO Negotiations” at the Second ARTNeT Consultative Meeting of Policy Makers and Research Institutions, University of Macau, China on October 6-7, 2005.
Presented a paper on “Intellectual Property and Biodiversity: Concerns of LDCs and Developing Countries” at the Pre-Hong Kong International Civil SocietyForum on LDCs organized by Centre for Policy Dialogue, Dhaka on October 3-5, 2005.
Presented a paper “Agreement on the Application of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures and TBT” at the Orientation Programme on WTO and the New Trade Regime organized by IIFT on September 26, 2005
Presented a paper on “International Trade Issues in Biotechnology” at the Inter-Ministerial Meeting organized by the Ministry of Commerce, on August 3, 2005.

Presented a paper on "Agriculture Innovation System in India and Future of Agriculture in India" at the National Agricultural Innovation Project Scenario Planning Workshop, organized by the World Bank and ICAR at Panchgaon, Haryana on July 5-7, 2005.
Presented a paper on Trade Facilitation: WTO Negotiations and Beyond at the First Consultative Meeting of Trade Facilitation Project of ARTNET- UNESCAP, held on May 25-27, 2005 in Bangkok.
Presented a paper on Doha Development Agenda and Issues before Hong Kong Ministerial: An Asian Perspective at the Asia and Pacific Regional Workshop on WTO Negotiations organized by Commonwealth Secretariat, on May 17-19, 2005 in Dhaka.
Presented a paper on Evolving a National System of Biotechnology Innovation: Identifying New Dimensions of Public-Private Partnership at the seminar on Asia-Pacific Forum on National Innovation Systems for High-Level Policy-Makers, organized by Asian and Pacific Centre for Transfer of Technology (APCTT) of UN ESCAP on April 28-29, 2005 in New Delhi.
Presented a paper on Genetic Research and Intellectual Property Rights at the International Training Course on Health Research Ethics, organized by Fogarty International Center Bioethics Training Project on April 11-15, 2005 at Manila.
Participated in the Design Team Meeting for the East and South Asia and Pacific Region organized by IAASTD & CASS on April 9-12, 2005 in Beijing, China.
Presented a paper on “Biosafety and International Trade Issues” at a Workshop on Capacity Building on Biosafety organized by MoEF, New Delhi on March 24, 2005.
Presented a paper on “Plants and IPRs” at India-China Conference on Agriculture: Tradition, Modern Technology and Globalization organized by NISTADS, New Delhi on March 23, 2005.
Presented a paper on “Evolving a National System of Biotechnology Innovation: Identifying New Dimensions of Public-Private Partnership” at Public-Private Partnership in Agricultural Biotechnology organized Asia-Pacific Consortium on Agricultural Biotechnology and APAARI on March 14, 2005.
Presented a paper on “Application of Biotechnology for Food Quality Enhancement: Key Issues and Options” at Strategic Food Quality Management (SFQM) organized by Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad on February 22, 2005.
Presented a paper on “Biotechnology Regulations and Implications” at Interdisciplinary Dialogue on New Biotechnology: Implication on Food, Health and Nutrition organized by M S Swaminathan Research Foundation, Chennai on March 11-13, 2005.
Presented a paper on “Public Perception and Consumer view of Bt-transgenic vegetables” at Public-Private Partnership in the Use of Agribiotech for Sustainable Solutions to Brassica Pest Problems organized by APAARI and AVRDC on February 10, 2005.
Presented a paper on “Trade-related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPs) and India: Implementation Issues” at National Seminar on India and the WTO Regime: The First Decade and Beyond organized by JNU, New Delhi on January 27-28, 2005.
   
2004  
Participated in the workshop on Private Finance, Innovation and Pro-poor Health Care, organized by the Open University, Milton Keynes, UK on December 15-17, 2004.
Presented a paper on Implementing SPS/TBT and South Asian Experience: A Primer for Policy Makers and Researchers at the Workshop of the Standards and Rules of Trade (START) Network organized by Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS), Denmark on December 13-14, 2004.
Presented a paper on Analytical Framework and Statistics for Biotechnology: Drawing from ICT Experience at the Conference on Biotechnology and India’s Development organized by Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore on November 22-24th 2004.
Presented papers on Trade Facilitation: WTO Negotiations and Beyond, and Special and Differntial Treatment: Issues for Research in the First Consultative Meeting of Asia-Pacific Research and Training Network on Trade (ARTNET) launching meeting at UNESCAP, Bangkok on October 27-29, 2004.
Attended a IUCN-Regional Biodiversity Programme, Asia and IDRC; and organised Workshop on "Setting a Research Agenda on Agricultural Biotechnology and Biosafety in Asia", October 12-14, 2004 at Colombo, Sri Lanka.
Presented a paper on “RIS Work Programme 2004/05: An Introduction” at the first consultative meeting of ARTNET organised UNESCAP, Bangkok, October 27-29th 2004.
Presented a paper on “Trade Facilitation: WTO Negotiations and Beyond” at the first consultative meeting of ARTNET organised UNESCAP, Bangkok, October 27-29th 2004.
Presented a paper on “Special and Differential Treatment: Issues for Research” at the first consultative meeting of ARTNET organised UNESCAP, Bangkok, October 27-29th 2004.
Panel Discussant at a workshop on “Setting a Research Agenda on Agricultural Biotechnology and Biosafety in Asia”, organised by IUCN-Regional Biodiversity Programme, Asia and IDRC October 12-14, 2004 at Colombo, Sri Lanka.
Presented a paper on “SPS and TBT Agreements: Implications for India” at Advanced Course on WTO for IAS officers organized by Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) on September 21, 2004
International Conference on Agricultural Biotechnology Ushering in the Second Green Revolution, 10-12 August 2004 organised by FICCI
Attended a meeting on Food Security in Asia in the Context of Millennium Goals, organised by IFPRI and Asian Development Research Forum (ADRF) on September 10-11, 2004.
Presented a paper on "Development of Biotechnology in India: Challenges and Policy Options" at a symposium entitled The Future of India’s Biotechnology and Chemical Sectors under the Indo-US High Technology Cooperation Programme organized by Asia Society in New York on June 10, 2004.
Presented a paper on "Status of Biotechnology in India and Emerging Asian Cooperation in Biotechnology Statistics" at the Fifth Ad Hoc Meeting on Biotechnology Statistics, organized by OECD, Paris on 24- May 25, 2004.
Panel Discussant at a workshop on ‘Economic Impacts of Biotechnology,’ organized by OECD, Paris, on May 26, 2004.
Presented a paper on "Trade Related Environment Issues and WTO: Options before Developing Countries" at Department of Environmental Science, C. C. S. University, Meerut on May 15, 2004.
Presented a paper on "The Role of Intellectual Property Rights in the equitable sharing of benefits IPR-related provisions of the CBD" at External Advisory Board (EAB) meeting on ‘Genomics and Benefit Sharing with Developing Countries’, organized by European Commission in Cairo on April 26, 2004.
Presented a paper on "Genomics and Benefit sharing with Developing Countries" at the External Advisory Board (EAB) meeting of a European Commission funded project on "Genomics and Benefit Sharing with Developing Countries" being undertaken by University of Central Lancashire (UCL), UK. on March 26, 2004 at Cairo, Egypt.
Participated in the Round Table meeting at the University of Cairo on Possible Areas of Cooperation with RIS at University of Cairo. The meeting from Egyptian side was led by Prof. Mustapha Kamel Al-Sayyid, March 25, 2004
Presented a paper on "National System of Biotechnology Innovation and Economic Growth" at Panel Discussion on Innovation for Productivity organized by National Productivity Council (NPC), on February 12, 2004.
Presented a paper on "SPS and TBT Agreements: Implications for India" at Advanced Course on WTO for IAS officers organized by Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) on February 9, 2004.
Presented a paper on "Moving Towards Bioeconomy Led Growth: Components and Constituents" at the North India: The Biotech Gateway organized by CII on February 4-5, 2004.
   
2003  
Presented a paper on Asian Regional Needs and Priorities: The Agenda Ahead, at the Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD) on Biotechnology organized by DBT on October 6-7, 2003.

 

Keynote address on Trade and Environment Issues and Free Trade Agreements in Asia: The Post Cancun Challenges at the Workshop on Trade and Biodiversity at IUCN’s Asian Regional Conservation Forum (RCF), held in Colombo on December 11, 2003.
Presented a paper on "Relevance of GM Technology to Indian Agriculture and Food Security" organzied by Gene Campaign on November 26-27, 2003.
Presented a paper on Evolving a National System of Biotechnology Innovation: Some Evidence from Singapore at the International Symposium on New National Innovation System organized by STEPI, Seoul on October 28-November 1, 2003.
Presented a paper on "Emerging regime of Intellectual Property Rights and Challenges Before India" at Indian Institute of Advanced Study, (IIAS), Shimla on November 12, 2003.
Presented a paper on "Emerging regime of Intellectual Property Rights and Challenges Before India" at Indian Institute of Advanced Study, (IIAS), Shimla on November 12, 2003.
Participated in the seminar on The Evolution of Policy in the South African Pharmaceutical Sector in the context of the TRIPs Agreement, organized by NCAER in New Delhi on August 25, 2003.
Panelist at the discussion meeting on Agriculture and WTO, organized by IIFT in New Delhi on August 30, 2003.
Participated in the events related to the recent Fifth WTO Ministerial Conference held in Cancun (Mexico), as reported elsewhere.
Addressed the Orientation Programme on WTO and the New Trade Regime organized by IIFT in New Delhi on September 23, 2003.
Presentation on "Trade, IPR and Biosafety: Some Issues of Concern for South Asia", at the Regional Session of the Conference of Biodiversity Forum (GBF), organized by IUCN in Dhaka on June 16, 2003.
Participated in the Discussion Meeting on "Biotechnology and Development", held in Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore on June 6, 2003.

Made presentation at the Seminar on "IPR and Benefit Sharing", organized by National Botonical Research Institute (NBRI) in Lucknow on June 2, 2003.
Chief Discussant at the CERNA, Centre of Industrial Economics of French Ministry of Industrial Affairs Discussion Meeting on "Biotechnology in India", held in Paris on May 14, 2003.
Made presentation at the "Science Technology Policy Ad Hoc Working Party Meeting on Biotechnology Statistics" organized by OECD in Paris on May 12-13, 2003.
Participated in the Expert Group Meeting on Genetically Modified Vitamin A Rich Rice, organized by TERI, in New Delhi on February 26, 2003.
Delivered a lecture on "Select Issues in SPS Agreement on WTO" at the training course for civil servants conducted by the Department of Personnel, Government of India, at IIFT in New Delhi on February 15, 2003.
Participated in the Genomic Policy Executive Course held under an Indo-Canadian initiative and organized by the Indian Council of Medical Research and the University of Toronto Joint Centre for Bioethics, Canada in Kerala on January 20-24, 2003.
Participated in the CODEX Technical Seminar organized by U.S. Codex Manager and USDA's Foreign Agriculture Service in cooperation with the Ministry of Health, Government of India, in New Delhi on January 15-17, 2003.

Made a presentation at the National Workshop on "Implications of WTO-TBT Agreement on Exports, organized by the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) in New Delhi on January 7, 2003.
   
2002  
Presented papers on "Biotechnology and Investment Opportunities for Food Industry" and "Biosafety Guidelines and Food Processing Industry: Challenges for Export" at Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala, on December 20-21, 2002.
Presented a paper on "Non-Trade Issues in WTO (Environment)" at Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), New Delhi on December 18, 2002.
Made a presentation on "Economic Burden and Nutritional Deficiency" at the International Symposium on Biotechnology for Food and Nutritional Security, organized by Tata Energy Research Institute (TERI), New Delhi on December 12-13, 2002.
Made a presentation on "Agricultural Biotechnology and New Trends in IPR Regime: Challenges before the Developing Countries" at the International Conference on Health Care and Food: Challenges of Intellectual Property Rights, Biosafety and Bioethics, organized by NISTADS on December 1-5, 2002.
Attended the Consultative Meeting on "Future Cooperation of NAM Centres" and presented three broad proposals on Cooperation between NAMCSSTC and RIS at Jakarta on November 4-5, 2002.
Presented a paper on "New Issues in Doha: Environment" at IIFT on October 25, 2002.

Presented a paper on "India, EU and Geographical Indicators" at the International Seminar on India, the European Union and the WTO, organized by Centre de Sciences Humanies (CSH), JNU; EC Delegation; Konrad Adenauer Foundation; and Fundacao Oriente on October 16-17, 2002.
   
2000  
Presented a paper on “Economic Benefits and Golden Rice Symposium” organised by the Scientist Development Agency and Tata Energy Research Institute in November 2000.
   
1999  
Made a presentation on “Economic Implications and TRIPs Agreement: Choice of GMOs for Developing Countries”, at a workshop organised by Tata Energy Research Institute on “Genetically Modified Plants: Benefits and Risks”, in New Delhi on 24 June 1999.
Made a presentation on “S&T Chapter from the Ninth Plan Document” at the “National Seminar on Ninth Plan”, organised by Indian Economic Association Trust for Research and Development in New Delhi on 5-8 April 1999.
   
1998  
Presented a paper on “Trade Liberalisation and the Crisis in Agriculture: Challenges and Responses” at the conference organised by the Economics Group and Research Foundation for Science, Technology and Ecology at the India International Centre, in New Delhi in August 1998.
   
1997  
Made a presentation on "At China's Table: Food Security Options", at a seminar on Documents of China 2020, RIS, November 8, 1997.