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President Interfaith Foundation, Dr M M Verma chaired and presented papers at the following National and International Conferences.
 
1. UN Day 23 October 1989
Andhra Pradesh Bhawan
New Delhi
Chief Guest : Lt Governor, Mr Romesh Bhandari
Speakers  :  H E Mr Jullius Baily, Ambassador of Poland
H E Mr Jean Pierre Zehnder, Ambassador of Switzerland
H E Mr Zivojin Jazic, Ambassador of Yugoslavia
Hon’ble Mr R L Bhatia, MP
Professor M S Rajan, Professor Emeritus
Dr Bhaichand Patel, Director UN Information Center
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2. Cuba India and World Peace
7, Rajdoot Marg Chanakyapuri
New Delhi  30 March 1990
Speakers   :     H E Mrs Sonia Diaz, Ambassador of Cuba
Mr. Marceline Fajardo, Political Counsellor
Dr M M Verma, (Moderator)
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3. UN Day October 24, 1990
United Nations : Challenges & Opportunities
Parliament House Annexe, New Delhi
Speakers   :     Hon’ble Dr K R Narayanan (later President of India)
Hon’ble Mr P Upendra Union Minister            
H E Dr Ernest Patric, Ambassador of Yugoslavia
H E Mr Ebrahim Rahimpour, Ambassador of Iran
H E  Mr Pablo A Araque, Ambassador of Philippines
H E   Dr F S C P Kalpage, High Commissioner of Sri Lanka
H E Mohd Amir Jaafar, High Commissioner of Malaysia
Mr Alexander M Kadakin, Minister Counsellor, Embassy of USSR
Mr P J Fowler, Dy. High Commissioner, England
Dr Bhaichand Patel, Director UN Information Center
Prof. Satish Kumar, JNU
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4. Political and Economic Reforms
Czech & Slovak Republic
M-50 Niti Marg Chanakyapuri
New Delhi  7 March 1991
Speakers  :   Mr Jindrich Novak, Charge d’ Affairs a.i.
Dr Jaroslav Chelbo, Sec. Press & Information
Mr Miloslav Jandik, Deputy Commercial Counsellor
Dr M M Verma, (Moderator)
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5. U N Day  24 October 1991
Parliament House Annexe, New Delhi
Chairman :     Dr Karan Singh  
Speakers   :    Mr Romesh Bhandari
Hon’ble Vasant Sathe, former Cabinet Minister
H E Mr Juliusz Bialy, Amb. of Poland
H E Dr Jan Lisuch, Amb. of Czechoslovakia
H E Dr Andras Blogh, Amb. of Hungary
H E  Prof. Ida Bagus, Amb. of Indonesia
H E  Dr Ali Muhsen Hamid, Amb. League of Arab States
H E   Mr Eduardo Ortiz, Amb. of Chile
H E   Mr V Esem Wood, High Commissioner of Ghana
Mr  P J Fowler, Deputy High Commissioner, Britain
British High Commission
Mr Martin Kobler, Counsellor, German Embassy
Mr Bhaichand Patel
Prof. V P Dutt, Pro-VC, Delhi University
Hon’ble Prof. C P Thakur, MP
Prof. S D Muni, JNU
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6. Indo - American Relations
CUNS Premises New Delhi   27 November, 1991
Speakers  :     Prof Lawrence E Grinter, USA
Mr Dundas Mc Cullough
Political Counsellor, Amercian Embassy
Mr Lou Warren
Economic Counsellor, American Embassy
Moderator    :         Dr M M Verma
 
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7. Political and Economic Reforms in Poland
CUNS Premises, New Delhi    28 March 1991
Speakers   :     H E Mr Juliusz Bialy, Amb of Poland
Mr Marcin Gornicki, Embassy of Poland
Dr M M Verma
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8. India China Relations
India International Centre
New Delhi  23 December 1991
Chairman :    Mr M K Rasgotra
Former Foreign Secretary
Speakers  :    Mr H K Dua, Editor, The Hindustan Times
Dr Giri Deshingkar, Director Centre for Developing Societies
Prof K R Sharma, Delhi University
Dr Bhabhani Sen Gupta, Centre for Policy Research
Mr Inder Malhotra, Columnist
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9. Central and Eastern Europe : Directions of Political and Economic Change
I I C, New Delhi   10 March 1992
Chairman   :    Mr M K Rasgotra
Speakers    :    Mr A P Venkateswaran, Former Foreign Secretary
H E Dr Jan Lisuch, Amb. of Czechoslovakia
H E  Dr Andras Balogh, Amb. of Hungary
H E  Mr Juliusz Bialy, Amb. of Poland
H E Dr Nelu Lonescu, Amb. of Romania
Prof. Jayashekhar, JNU
Mr Rumen Sabev, Charge d’ Affairs, Bulgarian Embassy 
Prof. Davinder Kaushik, JNU
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10. Round Table
Solvakia and the Current European Situation
I I C,   New Delhi   13 April 1992
Chairman  :     Mr M K Rasgotra
Speaker     :     H E  Mr Pavol Demes
                        Minister for International Relations, Slovak Republic
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11. Role of the United Nations in the Post Cold-War World
I I C,   New Delhi      26 October 1993
Chairman    :    Mr M K Rasgotra
Speakers     :    Hon’le Mr I K Gujral (later Prime Minister of India)
H E Mr Ali Reza Sheikh Attar, Amb. of Iran
H E Mr Neville Kanakaratne, High Commissioner of Sri Lanka
H E Mr Phillippe Petit, Amb. of France
H E Mr Anatoli M Drukov, Amb. of Russia
Prof. Satish Kumar, JNU
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12. India, Ukraine and Denuclearisation
I I C,  New Delhi   11 March 1994
Chairman   :    Mr J N Dixit, Former Foreign Secretary
Speakers    :    H E Dr G I Khodorovskiy, Amb. of Ukraine
Prof. V P Dutt
Mr K Subramnayam, Former Director, IDSA  
Prof. M Zuberi, Senior Research Fellow JNU
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13. Indo-Iranian Relations : New perspectives
I I C, New Delhi   18 January 1995
Chief Guest : Hon’ble Mr R L Bhatia, Union Minister
Chairman : Mr M K Rasgorta
Speakers :  H E Ibrahim Rahimpur, Amb. of Iran
Mr Singh, Economic Secretary, MEA
Mr Sagafi, Dy Amb. Iran
Prof Bhabani Sen Gupta CPR
Prof KR Singh, JNU
Prof Girijesh Pant JNU
Dr O N Mehrotra, IDSA
Dr M M Verma
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14. The Future of United Nations
I I C, New Delhi   23 October  1996
Chairman   :    N N Vohra, Director I I C
Speakers    :    H E Mrs Gillane Allam, Amb. of Egypt
H E Mr Benjamin Bassin, Amb. of Finland
Mr Feodor Starcevic, Director, UN Information Centre
Dr M S Rajan, Prof. Emeritus JNU
Mr Sanjay Baru, Editor, The Times of India
Lt. Gen. SAtish Namiar, Director USI of India
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15. Multipolarity and The New World Order
I I C,  New Delhi     5 April 2000
Chairman   :    Mr K Ragunath, Former Foreign Secretary
Speakers     :    Hon’le Mr A N Ram, Former Secretary, MEA
H E Mr C Blanchemaison, Amb. French Embassy
H E Mr Zhou Gang, Amb. Chinese Embassy
H E Mr Herbert Traxl, Amb. Austrian Embassy
Prof. Brahma Chellaney, Center for Policy Research
Mr B K Wariavwalla, Center for Study of Dev. Societies  
 
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16. Kashmir : The Challenge and Response
I I C, New Delhi     19 April 2001
Chairman  :    Mr M Rasgotra
Speakers   :   Mr K Subhramanyam, Times of India
Mr Abid Hussain, Economist and Diplomat
Maj Gen Ashok Mehta (Retd.)
Mr N N Jha
Dr Manoj Joshi
Mr. J N Dixit, former Foreign Secretary
Lt Gen H Kaul (Retd.)
Prof Kalim Bahadur, JNU
Mr K K Katyal. The Hindu
Dr Savita Pande , JNU
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17. Teaching of Guru Nanak
Mata Gujri Public School, G K I  
New Delhi    24 November 2002
Speakers   :    Dr James Massey
S Bhagwant Singh Dalawari
Swami Gokulananda
Prof.  Nissar Ahmad Farooqi, Delhi University
Dr Jaswant Singh Neki
Dr M M Verma, (Moderator)
 
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18. Unity, Peace and Human Brotherhood : An InterFaith Dialogue
I I C New Delhi    1 March 2004
Chairman  :   Former  Chief Justice of India, Justice Mr Ranganath Misra
Moderator      Dr M M Verma
Speakers   :    H H Gopal Krishna Maharaj, ISKCON
Justcie A S Qureshi
Dr J S Neki Secretary Bhai  Vir Singh Sahitya Sadan
Mr Ezekiel Isaac Malekar, Secretary Judah Hyam Synacogue
Prof Sydney Rebeiro, Dean Delhi University
Padma Bhushan Lt. Gen (Retd.) A M Sethna
Ven K Wanarathana Thero
Chief Bhikku Maha Bodhi Society of India
Dr A K Merchant, Director Baha’i House
Mr Ahmed Rashid Shervani,
Member National Commission for Minorities
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19. UNESCO in the Cotemporary World
Russian Science & Cultural Center
New Delhi  21 Nov. 2006
Organized by : Center for UN Studies
Chairman : Dr M M Verma
Speakers :  M K Kaw, Former Education Secretary
Head UNESCO
Dy. Head, Russian Embassy
Prof. Z M Kha
Dr Patel, Director, Institute
 
20. India’s Look East Policy & Security Concern in South China Sea
Chaired the Conference
India International Centre, Conf. II, 20th September 2010
Organized by : Foreign Policy Research Institute
Speakers :  K P S Gill, Hon’ble Mr Kalita , M P , Dr Ghosal
                   Amb. Beni Prasad Agrawal , Bhavana Singh
Head UNESCO
Dy. Head, Russian Embassy
Prof. Z M Kha
Dr Patel, Director, Institute
 
 
21. Convention on India’s Strategic Vision 2020
Chaired the Convention      
India International Centre, Main Auditorium, New Delhi
27th December 2010
Organized by : Foreign Policy Research Institute,
New Delhi
Speakers :  Om Prakash Chotala , KPS Gill , Dr J K Patel , Dr Ghosal
                   Hon’ble Mr. Kalita, MP  , Hon’ble Mr. Patsani
Head UNESCO
Dy. Head, Russian Embassy
Prof. Z M Kha
Dr Patel, Director, Institute
 
 
Dr Verma with Mr Kalita, MP Dr Verma with Om Prakash Chotala & K P S Gill Dr Verma with Om Prakash Chotala
 
22. Seminar on Indo-Kuwait Diwania
Chaired the Seminar  
India Habitat Centre , New Delhi - 110003 , 8th March 2011
Organized by : Foreign Policy Research Institute, New Delhi
Speakers :  HE Amb. of  Kuwait, Dr J K Patel , Premnath Arya ,
                   Mhd. Arif Khan(Former Union Minister) & others
Head UNESCO
Dy. Head, Russian Embassy
Prof. Z M Kha
Dr Patel, Director, Institute
 
 
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Dr Verma, participating in a seminar, fourth from the left is HE Mr Kadikin, Amb. of Russia
Dr Verma interacting with the Prime Minister of India, Lt Mr Rajiv Gandhi
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Dr Verma with the President of India, Lt. Dr K R Narayanan
 
 
 

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