Webinar: India-UK Relations and the FCDO

When? September 16th 2020, 09:15-10:00 BST / 13:45 – 14:00 IST

This webinar explored new opportunities, challenges and potential ways forward in India-UK relations and development partnership following the merger between the UK’s Department for International Development (DfID) and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), and the launch of the new Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO). This webinar featured a high-level panel discussion and it also provided an opportunity for audience members to pose questions to panel members.


Ashok Malik 

Policy Advisor, India’s Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) 

Alexander Evans 

Advisor for No. 10 Downing Street, Former British Deputy High Commissioner to India 

Emma Mawdsley

Director of the India-UK Development Partnership Forum, Reader in Human Geography and Vice Principal of Newnham College, University of Cambridge


Rathin Roy 

Managing Director (Research and Policy) – Overseas Development Institute(ODI)