Monday, March 19, 2012

Worldwide Rallies after Assange SC Verdict


Worldwide Rallies after Assange SC Verdict

This is a list of all rallies scheduled after Julian Assange receives the verdict on his Supreme Court appeal against extradition to Sweden. These rallies are taking place regardless of the outcome.
This page will be updated as more rallies are planned. Please email any unlisted rallies, corrections, or further information to

Note: Supreme Court verdict likely to be handed down in the evening or overnight; rallies take place the following working day.
See Australian Friends of WikiLeaks Twitter (@AusFOWL) for information on all Australian rallies.
Instituto Cervantes Nueva Delhi Instituto Cervantes  
  21 de marzo de 2012 / March 21st, 2012
  El Instituto Cervantes de Nueva Delhi,
la Embajada de España en India,
el Gobierno Vasco,
el Instituto para la Competitividad en India y el Instituto Vasco de Competitividad Orkestra
tienen el placer de invitarle a la conferencia:

"Perspectivas sobre la transformación industrial y la competitividad en el País Vasco y la India: experiencias de aprendizaje y de alcance para la Cooperación"

Miércoles 21 de Marzo a las 5:00 pm


Apertura y Palabras de Bienvenida - Sr. Rohit Bansal, Miembro del Instituto para la Competitividad, India


El modelo vasco: La experiencia con la adaptación a la globalización

El Lehendakari, H.E. Patxi López, Presidente del Gobierno Vasco, España


Competitividad Regional y Urbana: Un Estudio de Caso para la India

El Dr. Amit Kapoor, presidente honorario del Instituto para la Competitividad, India y el profesor, MDI, Gurgaon


Clústeres en la India

El Sr. Amit Kumar, Grupo de Expertos, GIZ, SIDBI Programa Paraguas


Panel de discusión y Q & A

Moderado por el Sr. Anil Padmanabhan.

- Honorable Ministro Bernat Unde, Ministro de Industria, Innovación, Comercio y Turismo del Gobierno Vasco, España

- Sr. Elisa Robles, Director General del Centro para el Desarrollo Tecnológico Industrial, Ministerio de Economía y
Competitividad, Gobierno de España

- Sr. José Luis Curbelo, director de Orkestra, Instituto Vasco de Competitividad

- Sr. Christopher Doyle, ex director general, Economista, la India

- Sr. Jyoti Bachani, Experto en Innovación, California, EE.UU.

- Sr. Anurag Batra, MD, Exchange4Media

18:10 - 18:30

Pausa Café y Redes-Fin de la sesión

The Instituto Cervantes of New Delhi,
the Embassy of Spain in India,
the Basque Government,
the Institute for Competitiveness in India
and the Basque Institute of Competitiveness Orkestra
cordially invite you to the conference:

"Perspectives on Industrial Transformation and Competitiveness in the Basque Region and India: Learning Experiences and Scope for Co-operation"

Wednesday, March 21st at 5:00 pm


17:00 - 17:10

Opening and Welcome Remarks - Mr. Rohit Bansal, Fellow, Institute for Competitiveness, India

17:10 - 17:20

The Basque Model: Experience with Adaptation to Globalisation

The Lehendakari, H.E. Patxi Lopez, President of the Basque Regional Government, Spain

17:20 - 17:30

Regional and Urban Competitiveness: A Case Study for India

Dr. Amit Kapoor, Honorary Chairman, Institute for Competitiveness, India & Professor, MDI, Gurgaon

17:30 - 17:40

Clusters in India

Mr. Amit Kumar, Cluster Expert, GIZ, SIDBI Umbrella Program

17:40 - 18:10

Panel Discussion and Q&A

Moderated by Mr. Anil Padmanabhan

- Hon'ble Minister
Bernat Unde; Minister of Industry, Innovation, Trade and Tourism, Basque Regional Government, Spain

Mr. Elisa Robles, Director General of the Centre for the Development of Industrial Technology, Ministry of Economy and
Competitiveness, Government of Spain

Mr Jose Luis Curbelo, Director Orkestra, Basque Institute for Competitiveness

Mr. Christopher Doyle, Former CEO, Economist, India

Mr. Jyoti Bachani, Expert on Innovation, California, USA

Mr Anurag Batra, MD, Exchange4Media

18:10 - 18:30

Coffee Break and Networking- End of the Session


  Instituto Cervantes Nueva Delhi
48, Hanuman Road
Connaught Place
110 001 Nueva Delhi

Event Details : 'Europe In Love' 17th European Film Festival 2012.

Event Period:14th-25th March 2012

Event Details 'Europe In Love' 17th European Film Festival 2012. 
Schedule : 
14 march : opening film
6.00 pm The deep Blue sea - United Kindom, 2011; Terence Davies, 98’
15 march 6.00 pm Poll diaries - Germany, 2010; Chris Kraus, 129’
16 march 6.00 pm dance marathon - Poland, 2010; Magdalena Holland - Łazarkiewicz, 97’
16 march 8.00 pm camino - Spain, 2008; Javier Fesser, 143’
17 march 2:30 pm meekness - Romania, 2011; Catalin Apostol, 86’
17 march 4.30 pm Personal Baggage - Slovenia, 2009; Janez Lapajne, 124’
17 march 7:00 pm romantics anonymous - France, 2010; Jean-Pierre Améris, 80’
18 march 2:30 pm chameleon - Hungary, 2008; Krisztina Goda, 105’
18 march 4.30 pm sonny Boy - Netherlands, 2011; Maria Peters, 131’
18 march 7.00 pm You Kiss like god - Czech Republic, 2009;  Marie Polednakova, 116’
19 march 6.00 pm a Friend of mine - Estonia, 2011; Mart Kivastik, 90’
19 march 8.00 pm Kont diga’ - Malta, 2009; Mark Dingli, 92’
20 march 6.00 pm dear alice - Sweden, 2010; Ortman Karim, 97’
20 march 8.00 pm something more about love - Bulgaria, 2010; Magdalena Ralcheva, 93’
21 march 6.00 pm Black Brown White - Austria, 2011; Erwin Wagenhofer, 100’
21 march 8.00 pm If You love - Finland, 2010; Neil Hardwick, 121’
23 march 
6.00 pm : my Queen Karo - Belgium, 2009; Dorothée Van Den Berghe, 105’
23 march 
8.00 pm : aching hearts - Denmark, 2009; Nils Malmros, 125’
24 march 
2.30 pm : Tadas Blinda. The legend Is Born - Lithuania, 2011; Donatas Ulvydas, 110’
24 march 4.30 pm Touch of spice - Greece, 2003; Tasos Boulmetis, 108’
24 march 7.00 pm apricot Island - Slovakia, 2011; Peter Bebjek, 102’
25 march 
2.30 pm : Beauty and the Paparazzo - Portugal, 2010; António-Pedro Vasconcelos, 106’
25 march 
4.30 pm : Weddings and other disasters - Italy, 2009; Nina Di Majo, 102’
25 march 7.00 pm Bride Flight - Luxembourg, 2008; Ben Sombogaart, 130


Noda urges deepening alliance with US

Sunday, March 18, 2012 Japan’s Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda has expressed concern over the military activities of China and North Korea. He also called for deepening the alliance with the United States.Noda delivered a speech at a graduation ceremony of the National Defense Academy in Yokosuka, south of Tokyo, on Sunday. Noda said the environment surrounding Japan is increasingly severe and complex, brimming with the lack of transparency. He cited North Korean actions, including the issue of its missiles, and China’s military buildup and intensified activities in waters off Japan. Japan prime minister stressed the need to defend the nation and protect its people under such a situation. He urged the graduating students to fulfill their duties of national defense. Noda also referred to the efforts of US forces in Japan following last year’s earthquake and tsunami. He said the US military made tremendous contributions with its “Operation Tomodachi”, meaning “friend”. He said the operation made him feel the strong bond of the Japan-US alliance.Noda said the alliance with the US must be deepened and developed, and he asked the prospective officers of the Japan Self Defense Forces to support the effort in their posts. Except for students from abroad, 372 students graduated from the National Academy this year. Four, or the smallest number of students since 1973, refused to join the Self Defense Forces. The academy said the main factor behind the small figure is the increased reputation of the Self Defense Forces due to the relief operation following last year’s disaster in northeast Japan. Media agencies

Activist pastor Joachim Gauck was elected German president

Activist pastor Joachim Gauck was elected German president by majority Sunday, paving way the first time a candidate from the former communist east to be head of state. Gauck, 72, claimed 991 votes out of 1,232 from a special assembly of MPs and other dignitaries, parliamentary speaker Norbert Lammert said, against prominent Nazi hunter Beate Klarsfeld, 73, who was nominated as a protest candidate by the far-left party Die Linke. "What a beautiful Sunday," Gauck said to enthusiastic applause from the chamber of the glass-domed Reichstag parliament building in central Berlin after the vote.This is the third presidential election in three years for Germany after the abrupt resignations of Gauck's two predecessors. the third presidential election in three years for Germany after the abrupt resignations of Gauck's two predecessors.Gauck helped drive the peaceful revolution that brought down communist East Germany and later fought to ensure that the public would be granted access to the vast stash of files left behind by the despised Stasi secret police after reunification in 1990. He oversaw the archive for the next decade. In a short acceptance speech, he noted that his election fell on the 22nd anniversary of the first free elections in East Germany after the fall of the Berlin Wall the previous November."After 26 years of dictatorship we were finally able to become citizens," he said. "I knew then that I would never miss another election."

"Anahata with Russian Heart"

You are cordially invited to attend an exhibition of paintings
"Anahata with Russian Heart" by the Russian artist Ekaterina Abramova
on March 23 - April 4 at the Russian Centre of Science and Culture
(24, Ferozeshah Road, New Delhi 110001).

The inaugural ceremony will be held on Friday, March 23, at 6.00 p.m.

Kindly see the attached invitation and some photos of the paintings.

Ekaterina Abramova is “the modern style artist”. She practices
painting and graphic arts in mixed technique and uses different
materials. Graduated from the State Academic Institute of Art,
Sculpture and Architecture named after I.E.Repin (St. Petersburg).
Since 2007 - member of the Russian Union of Artists.

With regards,
RCSC in New Delhi

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