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TISS - UNICEF North East Regional Capacity Building Workshop on Exploring and Building Academia-Industry-Civil Society Partnerships

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Tata Institute of Social Sciences and UNICEF jointly organized two day capacity building workshop for North East Zone partners of the Tata Institute of Social Sciences in Guwahati

The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) and UNICEF jointly organized the fourth regional capacity building workshop for North East partners of the Tata Institute of Social Sciences. One of the main objectives of the workshop, was also to explore and strengthen academia-industry-civil society partnerships of the TISS Guwahati campus. Given the importance of expediting the socio-economic development in the North East and the crucial role that civil society organizations can play in this regard, TISS and UNICEF agreed to co-hos the fourth regional capacity building workshop for TISS and UNICEF partners in Guwahati. The previous TISS-UNICEF regional capacity building workshops for development partners were held in Mumbai, Kolkata and Delhi. The Proposal Bank of the National CSR Hub, TISS was launched in the last TISS-UNICEF capacity building workshop in New Delhi in April 2016.

The Fourth Regional Capacity Building Workshop for Development Partners of TISS, titled Preparing for CSR Partnerships was held in Hotel Rajdhani Regency, Guwahati, on the 28th and 29th of November, 2016. The eighty participants, from over forty not for profit organisations, were not only from Assam but also from other North-East states. The participants were not just representatives of empanelled development partners of National CSR Hub, TISS but also partners of UNICEF and the Guwahati Campus of TISS. The Annual Report of the TISS Guwahati campus and the brochure of the National CSR Hub at TISS was presented to the dignitaries in the panel discussion and subsequently released by the distinguished panelists at the workshop. Read more

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