Animesh Roul (Executive Director, SSPC) participated in the Session on Radicalization, Terrorism and Counterterrorism trends in the South Asia region’ at the Annual Regional Conference (Netherlands Embassy), New Delhi, on 1 March 2016. His presentation was titled ‘Jihad and Radicalisation: Issues and Trends in South Asia’.
Deba R Mohanty (Vice President, SSPC) coordinated and participated in a National Seminar on "Geopolitics and Maritime Security in Indian Ocean: An Indian Perspective", organised by the Institute for Social and Cultural Studies (Kolkata), at Port Blair on 19-20 February 2016. In addition to coordination and management of the seminar, he also made a presentation on "Indian Hard Power Dynamic in Indian Ocean" in the seminar.
Deba R Mohanty, (SSPC, Vice President) participated as a speaker at the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS)- India workshop, held in New Delhi on 9 February 2016. He spoke at length on development in Indian defence sector since the current government assumed power and outlined his assessments on what kind of reforms is India likely to witness in the next three years and beyond.
SSPC's Vice President, Deba R Mohanty visited Berlin and interacted with scholars from Free University from 11 to 14 January 2016. He also held meetings with stakeholders in Indian defence sector from FRG business community. In these meetings, he spoke at length on the development in Indian defence sector in recent times and their implications.
Animesh Roul (SSPC, Executive Director) participated and presented his research inputs on "Modern means for spreading radicalisation" at the 3rd Annual Internal Security National Seminar: ‘Radicalisation: A Growing Security Challenge for India’, hosted and organised by the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA, New Delhi), 9th December 2015.
SSPC's Executive Director, Animesh Roul attended OPCW/CWC Conference of State Parties (CSP 20), 30 November - 4 December 2015; at World Forum Convention Centre, The Hague (Netherlands). He presented a Statement as part of the NGO statements under CWC Coalition.
SSPC Executive Director, Animesh Roul participated in a two day Workshop on "Countering Extremism: Islamic State & Beyond", organized by the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS)/ Centre of Excellence for National Security (CENS) on 22-23 Septmebr 2015, at Marina Mandarin, Singapore. Roul also made a presentation on "the Countering the Lure of Islamic State in South Asia".
SSPC, Executive Director, Animesh Roul participated in a Workshop in Support of The Hague Code of Conduct and Ballistic Missile Non-proliferation, organized by European Union- Foundation pour la Recherche Strategique (FRS, Paris) on May 28, 2014, at the Vienna International Centre, Vienna (Austria). He presented and discussed Indian perceptions of the issues and trends in the ballistic field, HCoC and the regional security environment, at Vienna International Centre.
Deba R Mohanty (Vice President, SSPC) made a presentation on “High Expectations, Low Results: Examining the Role of Technology Transfers in India-US Defense Relations” at a workshop on “India-US Defence Cooperation: The Way Ahead”, organized by ICRIER on December 9, 2013 at The Deck Suite, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi. The workshop was held under the auspices of Wadhwani Chair in India-US Policy Studies, instituted within ICRIER.