Past Events

ORF roundtables encourage voices from all quarters, geographies and gender to furnish engaged discussion between policymakers and audiences across the globe. Details and brief reports outlining resultant debates and policy recommendations can be found here.


2nd India Think Tank Forum

The aim of the forum is to bring together a diverse representation both of regional, national and international think tanks for an informative and productive exchange on key policy issues. The role of think tanks in civil society and the challenges faced by them form a key part of these discussions.

The topics this year include:

  • Big politics: OBOR, India, and the liberal international order
  • Globalisation 2.0 Managing the transition and the tensions
  • India’s urbanisation challenge
  • Big ideas, big data and small tweets: Think tanks, technology and policy advice
  • Disruptive technologies and the future of work in India
  • Fifth estate: Think tanks, public policy and governance in the US and India
  • The New Cold War: Information and cyber wars
  • Health futures 2030: Leaving no one behind
  • New faces and new strategies: HR and funding challenges for think tanks
  • Financing energy transitions in emerging economies

Find the programme and the speakers here.

The Claridges, New Delhi

    Past Events

    With China’s new interest in Nepal, sources of tension in Indo-Nepal ties can’t be ruled out

    Swachh Bharat Mission: Achievements and challenges

    Modi-Trump meeting helped build on bilateral sync

    Chinese scholars caution India against joining joint patrolling with US

    What serving police officers think of Kashmir

    With NITI Aayog, states now have greater voice in planning, says ex-Revenue Secretary

    As US quits TPP, Japan and India should pick up the baton

    What can we do to help African nations face famine

    Peace between India and Pakistan may be a reality in the long run, says former IAF official

    China committed to take cooperation with India to a new level, says Consul General