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The Himalayan Consensus Summit (HCS) is a multi-stakeholder event that explore holistic development paradigm.

HCS 2016: New Financial Architecture

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New Financial Architecture

The Himalayan Consensus as an economic paradigm is keen to explore innovation and emergence of new institutions that provides financial capital and access to finance. In this session speakers working in diverse areas related to the financial architecture ideated on the new architecture that will provide the engine of growth to accelerate the pace of … Read More

HCS 2016: Rebuilding the New Himalayas

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Rebuilding the New Himalayas

This session focused on issues relating to governance and institutional structures and understanding the multi-pronged strategies required to rebuild after natural as well as economic disasters. The session reflected upon varied perspectives based on experiences of working in the Himalayan region, and provided a framework of thoughts on what government and institutions have done, and … Read More

HCS 2016: Economics with Planetary Integrity

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Economics with Planetary Integrity

The second session of the Himalayan Consensus Summit dealt with the sustainability discourse and the need for conscientiously adapting ways of operating businesses to tempo of the environment. More so, the session focused on understanding more intricately the supply side of natural resources i.e. the impact of climate change, food security, climate disruption and various … Read More

HCS 2016: Shaking Up the Status Quo

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Shaking Up the Status Quo

The first session of the Himalayan Consensus Summit was all about looking at development issues in the Himalayan region with a new lense. The Himalayan region has always seen replication of economic development models that are not tailor made to the availability of resources, topography and ecology. For instance, planning of towns in the hills … Read More

Himalayan Consensus Summit 2016: The Opening Plenary

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Himalayan Consensus Summit 2016: The Opening Plenary

Himalayan Consensus is a holistic development paradigm that emphasizes the integrity of planetary eco-systems as an indispensable basis for socio-economic development in the Himalayan region. The agenda of the HCS program is to design and create sustainable alternative solutions based on grass root and alternative efforts that are being developed around the region. The Himalayan … Read More