Advisory - India, Global Finance and the G-20



    OTTAWA, May 21 /CNW Telbec/ - Renowned Indian economist Suman K. Bery
will speak in Ottawa on May 22 as part of The India Lectures organized by
Canada's International Development Research Centre (IDRC). In his
presentation, "India, Global Finance and the G-20: What lessons, what agenda?"
Mr Bery will discuss India's economic growth and resiliency in the context of
the world economy.

    Date: Friday, 22 May 2009
    Time: 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
    Where: 150 Kent (corner of Albert), 8th Floor

    Suman K. Bery is Director General of India's National Council of Applied
Economic Research (NCAER), one of the country's most distinguished non-profit
independent economic research organizations and a long-standing IDRC partner.
He serves as an advisor to the country's official, financial, and business
communities and is a respected commentator and columnist on Indian economic
issues.
    Mr Bery's talk is the tenth in a year-long series organized by IDRC. The
India Lectures highlights the wealth of eminent thinkers and stimulating ideas
emanating from this rising global power. The series is being held to celebrate
IDRC's 25th anniversary of its office in New Delhi and the Centre's enduring
and valued collaboration with its Indian research partners.
    The event is open to the media. French and English simultaneous
interpretation is available. Spaces are limited and journalists are encouraged
to register by calling Angela Pereira at 613-696-2171.
    For more information, visit www.idrc.ca/indialectures.

    About IDRC

    Canada's International Development Research Centre (IDRC) is one of the
world's leading institutions in the generation and application of new
knowledge to meet the challenges of international development. For nearly 40
years, IDRC has worked in close collaboration with researchers from the
developing world to build healthier, more equitable, and more prosperous
societies.




For further information:

For further information: Angela Pereira, (613) 696-2171,
apereira@idrc.ca

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