1-2 May 2023: A cohort of international students attended the G20 (Science-20) event in Bangaram, Lakshadweep, India on behalf of ICGEB New Delhi.
In the presence of Dr. Shekhar Mande, member of the ICGEB Council of Scientific Advisers, international PhD and Postdoctoral students from Cameroon, Djibouti, Ethiopia and Nigeria attended events for the G20 in Lakshadweep this week.
International students from African nations are attending the G20 Science-20 event on behalf of ICGEB New Delhi. The delegation comprised WE-STAR Fellows, Ide Armelle Djuidje Chatue (PhD student) from Cameroon, and Dr. Olakunbi Anike Kunrunmi (Postdoc) from Nigeria, Wubishet Mengistu Tedesse, Biotechnet Programme PhD Fellow from Ethiopia.
Also from Nigeria, Ibemgo Sylvester Agha (Arturo Falaschi PhD Fellow), and Dr. Sekinat Okikiola Azeez, DBT TWAS Postdoctoral Fellow, and from Djibouti, Ahmed Abdallah Okieh, Biotechnet PhD Fellow.
In Lakshadweep, the delegation attended meeting and events hosted by India during the G20 Presidency in 2023.
With a focus on international collaboration, participation by foreign delegates to the G20 are being strongly supported by the Indian Government.