International Conference on “Development, Freedom and Welfare”,India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, India

19-20 December, 2008
New Delhi, India


Executive Director spoke on “Vision for New South Asia” at the International Conference on “Development, Freedom and Welfare” in Honour of Professor Amartya Sen.

The Conference was organized by the Cornell University (USA) and the Institute of Human Development (India) at the India Habitat Centre during 19-20 December, 2008 to celebrate the 75th birthday of Professor Sen (

Indian Minister of External Affairs, Hon. Pranab Mukherjee, chaired the session. The other panelists were Rehman Sobhan (Bangladesh), Asma Jehangir (Pakistan), Kanak Mani Dixit (Nepal), and Muchkund Dubey (India).