Aakangshita Dutta

Aakangshita Dutta is an Erasmus Mundus Scholar from India. She graduated in English Literature from Jesus and Mary College, Delhi University and has worked most recently with the UN Chronicle as an editorial intern.

On 30 October 2008, six eminent economists and sociologists at an Interactive Panel on the Global Financial Crisis, convened at UN Headquarters by the President of the sixty-third General Assembly session, Miguel d'Escoto Brockmann, spoke of the unfolding financial crisis and its macroeconomic and social impacts.

A host of world leaders met at UN Headquarters in New York on 12 and 13 November 2008 for an inter-religious and inter-cultural dialogue on a "Culture of Peace", at the initiative of King Abdullah bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia.