Organized by LIRNEasia and Centre for Culture Media and Governance, Jamia Millia Islamia University (with support from Ford Foundation). For persons residing in India only.
The objective of the four-day residential course on How to engage in Broadband Policy and Regulatory Processes is to produce discerning and knowledgeable consumers of research who are able to engage in broadband policy and regulatory processes.
At the end of the course attendees will:
Be able to find and assess relevant research & evidence
Be able to summarize the research in a coherent and comprehensive manner
Have an understanding of broadband policy and regulatory processes in India
Have the necessary tools to improve their communication skills
Have some understanding of media function and how to effectively interact with media
Who may apply?
We will be selecting 20-25 participants (including junior – mid level officers of government and regulatory agencies, university students, lecturers, academics, media personnel and other civil society officers working in related fields) to participate in the course. We hope to have a diverse group of participants in both experience and discipline as this would enrich the discussion and give different perspectives of the issues related to broadband.
Please complete the online form. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1Agw88A9nvlJdBxmCxGmoKs9Ba8u9SgDEXqLKMQS69-E/viewform
The submission deadline is 10th Feb 2014. Notification of acceptance will be emailed on or before 20th Feb 2014, with instructions on travel arrangements.
1. Content of application
2. Evidence of interest in, and commitment to, policy-relevant research
3. Gender, discipline, relevant experience and regional representation to ensure diversity
- Lowest-cost airfare to and from New Delhi (where applicable).
- Travel allowance from airport/ train station/ home (if resident of New Delhi) to hotel.
- Accommodation and meals for the duration of the course (4 days and 5 nights). Arriving the evening before the course starts (6th March 2014) and leaving on the morning after the last day of the course (11th March 2014).