SAF News

Conference Mysore, India - 18th April 2007

SAF Regional Cooperation Seminars - Karnataka State Open University

KSOU is one of the largest distance learning institutions that SAF – India has worked with; it also has a beautiful, sprawling campus. I was told by University officials that, as third party funding from institutions like the Distance Education Council and State Government is limited, all infrastructure and personnel related expenses are paid directly from the fees collected by the students – which is why the SAF Scholarship programme is helpful.

In the media Mainstream - 13th April 2007

Is the SAARC Heading Global?

The just concluded SAARC Summit in New Delhi has turned out to be quite historic in its own way. Besides the usual rhetoric by the member-nations especially between India and Pakistan, the Summit has seen significant new developments which can change the future course of South Asia if addressed in a proper way.

Conference Allahabad, India - 12th April 2007

SAF Regional Cooperation Seminars - Uttar Pradesh Rajarshi Tandon Open University

Located in the heart of Allahabad, the University itself is quite rudimentary, yet the staff consists of well educated and dedicated members. Dr. Dwivedi, Coordinator of the SAF Programme at UPRTOU put together a seminar, drawing together professors of Political and International studies from local Universities across Allahabad.

News 12th April 2007

Disbursement of SAF-Madanjeet Singh Scholarship

The disbursement of SAF-Madanjeet Singh Scholarship in respect of the following 16 Universities.

News New Delhi - 5th April 2007

Declaration of the Fourteenth SAARC Summit - 3rd - 4th April 2007, New Delhi

The President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, His Excellency Mr. Hamid Karzai; the Chief Adviser of the Government of the People.......

Conference Nepal - 26th March 2007
News 22nd March 2007
In the media The Daily Star - 21st March 2007

Ground Realities of Bigotry, severed heads and writers' rights

Taslima Nasrin is the winner of the 2004 UNESCO-Madanjeet Singh Prize for the promotion of tolerance and non-violence.

In the media The Hindu, Delhi - 21st March 2007

250 books handed over to SAARC Secretariat library

Altogether 250 books donated by UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Madanjeet Singh on behalf of the South Asia Foundation (SAF) were handed over to the SAARC Secretariat library at a function held at the Secretariat, Kathmandu.

In the media The Times of India - 18th March 2007

Muslim Group sets RS 5 Lakh on Taslima

Taslima Nasrin is the winner of the 2004 UNESCO-Madanjeet Singh Prize for the promotion of tolerance and non-violence.