The Centre for Development and Peace studies participated at the Decennial Review Meeting on Armed Conflict, Peace Audit & Early Warning in Bengaluru on 9-11 June 2016. The Conference was organized by the National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS), Bengaluru, under its International Strategic & Security Studies Programme, in collaboration with Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS). The Meeting was participated by academics, former senior government officials, journalists, researchers, among others.
The Meeting reviewed the peace and conflict scenario in seven South Asian nations - India, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. Participants deliberated on the peace and conflict scenario in these nations during the last decade, as well as on early warnings of conflict in these areas in the next decade.
CDPS Senior Research Fellow Mr. Arunav Goswami presented a paper on Conflict & Peace in India’s Northeast: The Next Decade, on behalf of CDPS Executive Director, Mr. Wasbir Hussain. The paper spoke about the major trends that may be witnessed in the north-eastern region of India during the next ten years. The various factors that may have impact on the peace and conflict scenario in Northeast India are also discussed in the paper along with a set of recommendations that may be implemented to sustain peace and prevent conflict in Northeast India.