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Friedman Legacy Day 2015

Event Date: 31 Jul 2015; Time: 4-7pm
Venue: CCS Office, New Delhi
Friedman Legacy Day

Celebrating Milton Friedman's 103rd Birth Anniversary, CCS is hosting a debate competition at the CCS Office on 31 July 2015. This is YOUR chance to win prizes worth INR 15,000!

Topic: Can equality and freedom coexist in a society?

The debate is an open event and anybody can participate. The team can be a mix of college and working professionals. Registration is on first come first serve basis - the form is available here. There are only 15 team slots available. For more information on the rules and participation guidelines, visit our website or contact Sadaf Hussain (programs@ccs.in | +91 99531 33868). Register here.

11th Jeevika: Asia Livelihood Documentary Festival 2014

Event Date: 13 Dec To 14 Dec 2014; Time: Check program details
Venue: UChicago Center, New Delhi

Submit your film TODAY!

Submission deadline 25 Nov 2014

Entry Fee:

  • Professional Filmmakers: Rs 1000 / USD 25
  • Student Filmmakers: Rs 500 / USD 15

* Please note that applications will not be accepted after 15 Nov

Awards category and cash prize 2014:

  1. Best FEATURE Documentary (professional category, above 30 min): Rs 50,000
  2. Best SHORT Documentary (professional category, below 30 min): Rs 40,000
  3. Best STUDENT Documentary: Rs 20,000
  4. Education World- Jeevika Freedom Award: This is a new category in this year’s festival where we are inviting applications for outstanding documentaries by professionals and students that highlight livelihood challenges or successes of people working in the education sector (school owners, principles, and teacher): Rs 20,000

Screening & Awards Ceremony

Shortlisted films will be screened over a two day period on 13 and 14 December 2014 at UChicago Center in New Delhi. Certificates will be presented to the directors of all shortlisted films.

The winners of the 2014 Jeevika festival will win a trip and three nights stay to be part of the Asia Liberty Forum from 8-10 January 2015 in Kathmandu, Nepal. The trophy and cash prize will be awarded to the winners at a grand event on 8 January during the conference which will be attended by over 200 think tank professionals, scholars and activists from over 40 countries.

For more details click here.

CCS at the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon

Event Date: 23 Nov 2014; Time: Check program details
Venue: Airtel Delhi Half Marathon

CCS envisions a world where each individual leads a life of choice in personal, economic and political spheres and every institution is accountable.We are STEPPING UP FOR CHOICE at this year’s Airtel Delhi Half Marathon. Join us! Here’s what you can do:

  • Support less-privileged youth through Vikalp vouchers which will help them undergo skills training of his / her choice with job placements. Donate now!
  • Register to become a Dream Challenger, a Dream Maker, or to take up the Youth Challenge – help us raise funds
  • RUN with us at the Delhi Marathon on Sunday, 23rd November 2014.

Click Here for more information or contact Daphne Vallado (ccs@ccs.in | +91 99106 67576)

Freedom Caravan: Who Creates Wealth?

Event Date: 04 Jul To 28 Jul 2014; Time: Check program details for complete schedule
Venue: Various states across India

An internationally recognised program that brings young people together to explore ideas about individual liberty and economic prosperity. The program consists of engaging talks, working groups and discussion on a chosen theme in campuses across the country. Similar programs have been organized by sister-organizations across the globe in countries such as Brazil, Turkey, Germany, and Kyrgyzstan.

9th Annual Jeevika: Asia Livelihood Documentary Festival

Event Date: 31 Aug To 02 Sep 2012; Time: 13:00 – 20:00
Venue: Stein Auditorium, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi

CCS hosts an annual Asia-wide documentary festival to capture the livelihood challenges faced by the rural and urban poor. The festival brings to light policies and regulations that limit livelihood freedom of the poor. This year will screen 18 selected documentaries highlighting livelihood struggles through a public policy lens. Notable attendees include Subhash Ghai and Nandan Saxena.