19

Jun

2019

United Kingdom

London

India’s Modi government 2.0 – foreign and security priorities

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won a spectacular electoral victory and were re-elected for a second five-year term on 23 May.

This panel will explore the elements of continuity and change in the Modi government 2.0 foreign and security policies.

Rahul Roy-Chaudhury is the Senior Fellow for South Asia at the IISS, where he heads its South Asia programme.

Antoine Levesques is Research Fellow for South Asia at the IISS, where he specialises in the facts and assessments of South Asian policies towards China.

Viraj Solanki is Research Analyst for South Asia at the IISS, where his research interests include India’s policy towards its neighbours

International Institute for Strategic Studies

19

Jun

2019

United Kingdom

London

Ways of strengthening and sustaining personal resilience

This is a very practical seminar that will provide each participant with methods and helpful ideas to manage the pressures they face and enable them to be able to maximise the positive aspects of being an elected member.

This will be an interactive session with plenty of opportunity for discussion and sharing experiences.

Objectives:

> Describe what it means to be resilient
> List the circumstances that undermine resilience
> Examine the effects of reduced levels of resilience
>Recognise the causes and effects of generalised stress
>Use the power of the mind
>Identify appropriate behaviour when dealing with others
>Strengthen personal resilience
>Recognise and set goals to handle those situations which may cause personal difficulty.

Local Government Information Unit

25

Jun

2019

United Kingdom

London

IFS at 50: The future of income in retirement

The British economy is going to face a number of big issues over the next fifty years.

Carl Emmerson will look at how our pensions and savings system has worked to support retirement incomes, and what recent developments could mean for the future.

He will then join Professor Sarah Harper and Sir Steve Webb for a conversation about how we should think about supporting future generations of pensioners in the decades to come.

Institute for Fiscal Studies

18

Aug

2019

India

New Delhi

Energy Horizons

CEEW presents Energy Horizons (EH) - a pre-eminent platform where India discusses the global energy transition.

Purpose

>Be the platform for stakeholders from across nations and sectors to discuss issues that impact and can impact the energy transition

>Nudge action on policy, finance, technology, and industry by showcasing opportunities and emerging solutions from India and the world

>Highlight the urgent need for increasing the flow and affordability of private capital into clean energy markets in emerging economies and present solutions to address it

>Provide a platform for researchers to showcase solutions based on urgent policy and technological challenges affecting the energy transition

Council on Energy, Environment and Water