Research and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS), with support from Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India organized the second IORA Blue Economy Dialogue in New Delhi on November 4-5, 2016. This dialogue brought together policy makers, academicians, diplomats etc. from different countries and provided a platform to discuss the opportunities and challenges in promoting blue economic activities and industries. As a continuation to the first dialogue, this dialogue aimed at highlighting the key sectors and dimensions of blue economy and also there was a stocktaking on the first dialogue.
Tanvir Ahmed Khan, Senior Research Associate, IPAG was invited as a speaker to share his thoughts at the session “Coastal Tourism and Urbanization”.