Project Details

Regional Alumni Conference: Promoting an Open, Stable, and Prosperous Indo-Pacific

Connectivity and Trade

  • Start Date : 20/05/19
  • End Date : 30/06/20

Focus Area : Culture/Connectivity

Project Staus : Ongoing

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Goal: The goal is to bring together U.S. State Department exchange alumni from East India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, and Burma to forge and enhance links towards a secure, stable and prosperous region

Objectives:

The overall objective is to leverage and connect U.S. State Department alumni from East India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, and Burma to create a multi-disciplinary and multi-country platform for exchange, networking and enhancing of leadership skills. The initiative, which will culminate with a one-and-half-day conference in Kolkata and two focused alumni-led follow-up interventions, is envisaged to enable future collaborations among US State Department alumni to further entrepreneurship, gender inclusion and sustainability in the region.

The initiative will aim to:

1. Bring together alumni to leverage their knowledge, expertise and networks to come up with ideas and projects for regional collaborations

2. Facilitate dialogues and collaborations among alumni to promote a secure, stable and prosperous region

3. Create and nurture a shared space and an active network of State Department exchange alumni in the Indo-Pacific with enhanced understanding of U.S. policies and priorities