Workshop for Journalists: Envisioning Media in Policy Making
Centre for Civil Society is organising a unique workshop for experienced journalists on 'Envisioning Media in Policy Making' from 4-5 November in Lavasa, Pune. Journalists with 4-5 years experience reporting on, or analysing policy are requested to apply for the workshop using the link provided below.
The workshop will aim to facilitate a robust discussion on the role of Media as an institution in framing public policies, as well as covering aspects of media censorship, reforming governance and practices in focus areas such as education and digital governance. A group of 30 participants will be selected for the same.
There will be six thematic sessions over two days, each led by sector experts and senior journalists.
Date: 4 - 5 November 2017
Venue: Lavasa, Pune
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 23 October 2017
Please note: Travel / Accommodation costs will be borne by CCS
School Choice National Conference 2017
The 9th School Choice National Conference (SCNC), under the broader ambit of reforming the education sector, aims to initiate dialogue and create an environment where every child has the Right to Education of Choice.
Keeping the values of school choice campaign in mind, SCNC 2017 primarily focuses on the ideation of how Direct Benefit Transfers (DBT)- a direct transferring of entitlement to beneficiaries- can be instrumental to this cause. It's fundamental function of curtailing leakages from the system and inculcating accountability and choice, makes it a feasible and attractive alternative to the bureaucracy-laden and antediluvian education system we have in place today. Therefore, as the central theme of the conference this year, we aim to analyse the scope and utility of DBT in the education sector.
Date: 12 November 2017
Venue: India Habitat Centre, New Delhi
(All attendees are requested to register online)
The event will host 3 panel sessions, Q&A sessions, networking lunch and a Keynote address.
IPOLICY FOR YOUNG LEADERS: APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR OUR FLAGSHIP COURSE IN PUBLIC POLICY (MUMBAI EDITION)
'ipolicy for Young Leaders' is Centre for Civil Society's flagship course in Public Policy. The 3-day intensive course aims at introducing the participants to the policy landscape within India, and in enabling them to explore the different perspectives through which they can gauge the effectiveness of Government policies/regulations.
Across the three days, accepted candidates will be engaged in a variety of workshops and academic activities aimed at equipping them with the required tools to assess government policies and understand the unseen effects of different Government regulations. The candidates will be provided with a certificate at the end of the program and will also be granted access our vast alumni / academic network. The course is open to all college students and young professionals. All selected candidates will be informed by 1 November 2017.
Date: 24-26 November 2017
Venue: Church Gate, Mumbai
Application Deadline: 29 October 2017
SPONTANEOUS ORDER: CALL FOR ARTICLES
Spontaneous Order, the official blog of Centre for Civil Society, is inviting article submissions to be featured on our digital platforms! We are specifically looking for articles pertaining to themes of political economy, current affairs and liberal thought but under the broader ambit of 'making free markets work for the poor'. A platform for the exchange of liberal ideas, this is a call for all aspirants who wish to enter the domain of writing and leave a lasting impact. With a word limit of 1000 words, all writers are expected to submit original high-quality content with correct citations (wherever required).
To submit your articles and/ or know more, you can write to firstname.lastname@example.org
LATEST FROM OUR BLOG: The Economics
In the latest post for Spontaneous Order, CCS Chairman Luis Miranda examines the age- old economic problem of scarcity as well as the distortions it breeds in cognitive functions (such as decision making), whilst recalling the horrific stampede that claimed 23 lives on a railway bridge in Mumbai. He asserts the need for capacity building in institutions that have been choked by artificial restrictions on supply, easing these crumples to ensure a better functioning and (hopefully) less hazardous economy in the long run.
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