Foreign Policy Dialogue

Monday,19 November, 2018
At India International Centre (Main) New Delhi
Venue:Conference Room- II
Organised by
Foreign Policy Research Centre,New Delhi

First Session: 10am-11.30am
Panel Discussion :
India’s Western Neighbourhood (Pakistan,Afghanistan ,Iran) :
Challenges and Way Forward

Welcome Remarks :Prof. MahendraGaur,Director,FPRC
Chair :Amb. Shashank,former Foreign Secretary of India
Panelists :
Regional stability and cooperation
1. Mr. MassoudRezvanianRahaghi, Iran's Deputy Ambassador /Charge d'Affaires, New Delhi
Role of Major Powers in the region : China,Russia and US
1. Amb.AshokSajjanhar,President, Institute of Global Studies, New Delhi
2. Prof. Chintamani Mahapatra, American Studies Centre,SIS,JNU,New Delhi
India’s policy options
1. Amb. N.N.Jha,former Secretary Ministry of External Affairs and Lt. Governor
2. Mr. Rana Banerji,IAS (Retd.),Senior Fellow, IPCS,New Delhi
Q/A session
Coffee Break : 11.30am-11-45am
Second Session :11.45am onwards

Panel Discussion :
Role of media in formulation of Indian foreign policy
Chair:S. Venkat Narayan,President, ForeignCorrespondents’Club of South Asia(FCC), New Delhi

Panelists :
1.Ramananda Sengupta ,Foreign Affairs Editor, The New Indian Express
2.VineetaPandey, EditorANI, Digital
3.Smita Sharma,DeputyEditor,TheTribune,New Delhi
4. Shruti Pandalai, an Associate Fellow at IDSA, New Delhi, former broadcast journalist, a News Anchor with a leading national English news network
5.Ms. Shivani Singh,Senior Content Producer/Subeditor, Hindustan Times,New Delhi
6. Ms. Arshi Aggarwal, Digital Journalist, India TV Digital
Q/A session
LUNCH: 1-15 pm