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International Conferences

International Conferences


a. International Conference and Convention of Representatives of Ancient Cultures (2017-2018)

The sixth International Conference and Convention of Representatives of Ancient Cultures was organised at the Knowledge Excellence Centre (KEC) under the aegis of the International Cultural Studies Centre (ICSC) from 1st to 4th February 2018. 250 representatives from 32 countries representing 25 ancient cultures participated in the convention, wearing their traditional dress. The International Cultural Studies Centre was established in 1997 to promote world peace and to nurture the close relationships between ethnic groups in Africa, Australia, Europe, North America, South America and South-East Asia. The convention was aimed at providing a common platform to various ancient cultures from all over the world. The central theme for this year was exploring divinity through the feminine form. Shri. Bhaiyyaji Joshi, General Secretary, RSS and Shri Dattatreya Hosabale, Joint General Secretary, RSS along with intellectuals from various countries participated in the convention.

b. Participation of Sh.Ravindra Sathe in the 29th Annual Conference of CDU Congress, Essen, Germany (2016-2017)

The Konrad-Adenauer Stiftung (KAS), a political foundation of Germany with global presence including India, organised a visiting programme to Germany of a delegation of BJP functionaries to participate in the 29th Annual conference of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) led by Dr. Angela Merkel. This delegation was led by BJP’s national spokesperson Nalin kohli. Ravindra Sathe on behalf of RMP was also a part of this delegation. It was attended by 1000 delegates. The primary objective of this visit was to engage all stakeholders in both countries to broaden and deepen further Indo-German economic, trade and cultural relationships.

c. Awami Party Triennial Conference, Dhaka, Bangladesh (2016-2017)

Dr. Vinay Sahasrabuddhe represented BJP at Bangladesh Awami Party’s triennial conference in Dhaka in 2016. He also met PM Sheikh Hasina and discussed strengthening India-Bangladesh cooperation and collaboration.

d. International Conference on Nuclear Weapon Free World, Astana, Kazakhstan (2016-2017)

Dr. Vinay Sahasrabuddhe represented RMP and addressed the International Conference on Building a Nuclear Weapon Free World and spoke about India’s commitment to Universal Peace at Astana, Kazakhstan in 2016.

e. Conference on International Cooperation (2011-2012)

RMP is officially affiliated to the UN as a Consultative Body. In this background, the UN celebrated 2012 as the year of International Cooperation and RMP also took up this initiative in celebrating it in cooperation with Sahakar Bharati and the Madhya Pradesh Government. As a part of this event, a two-day international conference was organised at Bhopal which was attended by 400 delegates including 52 from 18 countries. The theme of the conference was ‘Social and Economic Change through Cooperation’.

f. International Conference on Women Empowerment, USA (2010-2011)

In 2010, UNESCO held an international conference on ‘Women’s Empowerment’ as a project within the Millennium Development Goals. RMP was one among the organisations selected to participate from 43 countries in this event. This high-level conference was inaugurated by Dr.Hamidon Ali, President of UNESCO and Malaysia’s Permanent representative at UNO. UN Secretary General provided guidance.

g. Human Rights: International Seminar on Reporting and Tools for Effective Actions (2009-2010)

RMP is an association with Netherlands based ‘Global Human Rights Defence’ organised an international seminar on reporting and tools for effective action. 70 representatives from Bangladesh, Nepal and the Netherlands attended the seminar. Discussions were conducted on important issues of developing network for human rights, training and capacity-building. The guiding force for the discussions was provided by president of Global Human Rights Defence Shraddhanand Sital, Nizad Bishambar, Shah Alam, Jenny Lundstorm and invitee of the Human Rights Centre Adv. Gamesh Sovani.

h. International Conference on Democracy, Toronto, Canada (2008-2009)

Sh. Vinay Sahasrabuddhe attended the International Conference on Democracy organised by the Transformative Education Centre on behalf of RMP in Toronto, Canada. A paper was presented on Membership of National Political Parties. He also travelled to Houston and Washington and met officials of India Development Relief Fund and Sewa International.

I. Asia Media Forum, Bangkok, Thailand (2008-2009)

Sh.Ravindra Sathe was among the 76 representatives from 11 Asian countries invited to attend an international conference on ‘Media in the times of crisis’ by the Asia Media Forum in Bangkok in 2009.

j. Human Empowerment Conference, Los Angeles, USA (2006-2007)

Dr. Medha Naniwadekar, Member of Managing Committee amd Sh. Vinay Sahasrabuddhe attended the Human Empowerment Conference in Los Angeles, USA to present papers on ‘Integrated Feminism’ and ‘Reformation of Hindu Thoughts’ respectively. Sh. Vinay Sahasrabuddhe was also invited to the UN Headquarters at this event.

k. First International Conference and Gathering of the Elders (2002- 2003)

The First International Conference and Gathering of the Elders called Mitakuye Oyasin (We All Are Related) representing diverse ancient cultures and customs was held at the Training Complex between February 4 and 9, 2003. It was jointly organised by RMP; International Council of Cultural Studies (ICCS), Nagpur; and Vishwa Adhyayana Kendra Mumbai and was attended by 196 delegates from 23 nations. Besides academic and concept sessions, modes of worship of different cultures, modes of worship of different cultures, cultural presentations, discussion on papers by scholars, introduction to yoga and Vipaasana. Union tribal development minister Sh. Jual Oram inaugurated the conference.

l. International training Session on Education, Israel (2002-2003)

Sh. Vinay Sahasrabuddhe, the then Director-General of RMP, was nominated for an international training session on implementation of educational projects held in Israel where he presented on the Indian educational system.

m. International Water Conference, Kyoto, Japan (2002-2003)

RMP was represented by Sh. Neelesh Kulkarni, convener of RMP’s study group on water at the International Water Conference held in Kyoto in Japan.

n. Ballast Water, Beijing, China (2002-2003)

A workshop on ‘Ballast Water’ was held in Beijing, China under the international project on this subject. Dr. Sanjay Deshmukh, director of the research division represented RMP at this event.

o. International Seminar on Leadership. Istanbul,Turkey (2001-2002)

Sh. Vinay Sahasrabuddhe was one of the only two delegates from India to be invited to attend the International Seminar On Leadership at Bagche Shaar University, Istanbul in Turkey.

p. Salzburg Seminar, Austria (2001-2002)

Sh. Vinay Sahasarabuddhe, Director General of RMP was invited to attend the Salzburg Seminar on ‘Nurturing Democracy in Modern World’ in June 2001 in Salzburg, Austria. RMP was one of the only two delegates to represent India at this event. In September, among 24 delegates from all over the world, he was the only Indian delegate invited to attend a training workshop on ‘Local and Social Leadership’ jointly organised by Salzburg Seminar and Fetzer Foundation.

q. Globalisation and Labour Laws, Israel (2001-2002)

Eminent lawyer and Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh activist Sh. Suhas Jape represented RMP at a seminar on Globalisation and Labour Laws. The Government of Israel has also selected him for a month’s training programme under the MASHAV collaboration between India-Israel.