Rohinton Medhora, CIGI president and Manjeet Kripalani, Gateway House co-founder and executive director, shake hands at the February 2018 official launch of the  Canada-India Track 1.5 Dialogue on Innovation, Growth and Prosperity . Photograph by Virpratap Vikram Singh.
Rohinton Medhora, CIGI president and Manjeet Kripalani, Gateway House co-founder and executive director, shake hands at the February 2018 official launch of the Canada-India Track 1.5 Dialogue on Innovation, Growth and Prosperity . Photograph by Virpratap Vikram Singh.

29 October 2018 (Ottawa, Canada) – The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) and Gateway House: Indian Council on Global Relations will convene Canada and India government officials, experts and other distinguished guests for the Canada-India Track 1.5 Dialogue on Innovation, Growth and Prosperity on October 30, 2018 at the Fairmount Château Laurier in Ottawa, Ontario.

Canada and India maintain strong bilateral relations built on a foundation of shared values and economic interests. The Canada-India Track 1.5 Dialogue on Innovation, Growth and Prosperity, a three-year initiative between CIGI and Gateway House, strives to build closer ties between Canada and India.

The Canada-India Track 1.5 Dialogue seeks opportunities to work jointly on multilateral issues and identifies areas where improved cooperation could benefit both countries. Canada’s inaugural meeting will focus on economic relations, cyber security, geo-engineering and climate leadership. 

High-level Indian delegates from Gateway House as well as CIGI experts are available for media interviews. Please note that the round table is not open to public or media.

Experts:

  • Manjeet Kripalani, co-founder and executive director of Gateway House: India Council on Global Relations and former India bureau chief of Businessweek magazine.
  • Rajiv Bhatia, former director general of the Indian Council of World Affairs, and distinguished fellow, Foreign Policy Studies Program at Gateway House.
  • Sameer Patil, fellow, national security studies & director, Centre for International Security, Gateway House and former assistant director at the National Security Council Secretariat in Prime Minister’s Office, New Delhi.
  • Rohinton Medhora, president of the Centre for International Governance Innovation. 

Learn more about the Canada-India Track 1.5 Dialogue on Innovation, Growth and Prosperity.


To schedule an interview or for more information, contact:
Holly Postlethwaite, CIGI Communications Advisor
[email protected]
+1 519 865 8694
 

About the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

We are the Centre for International Governance Innovation: an independent, non-partisan think tank with an objective and uniquely global perspective. Our research, opinions and public voice make a difference in today’s world by bringing clarity and innovative thinking to global policy making. By working across disciplines and in partnership with the best peers and experts, we are the benchmark for influential research and trusted analysis.

About Gateway House: Indian Council on Global Relations

Gateway House: Indian Council on Global Relations is an independent, not-for-profit, non-partisan foreign economic policy think tank in Mumbai. We focus on issues of global economic governance and international financial architecture. We are the only research-based platform through which foreign policy experts, corporate executives, business leaders and diplomats engage with each other in Mumbai.
 

The opinions expressed in this article/multimedia are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of CIGI or its Board of Directors.
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