Moving forward the EU-India Security Dialogue: Seminar in Rome
21 November 2016
Conference within the framwork of the project Moving forward the EU-India Security Dialogue: Traditional and emerging issues.
On 21 November 2016 a roundtable meeting was held in Rome as part of the “EU-India Think Tank Twinning Initiative”. This was the second of a series of three roundtables organized by Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI) in partnership with Gateway House, Indian Council on Foreign Relations (GH) to discuss on the findings resulted from the project “Moving Forward the EU India Security Dialogue: Traditional and Emerging Issues”. The topic had four sub-themes selected for their potential to promote overarching reflections between the two think tanks over the coming years:
Maritime security and freedom of navigation from the South China Sea and Indian Ocean to the Mediterranean
EU-India cooperation on cyber-security and data protection
Potential and challenges of the EU-India space cooperation
EU-India defence cooperation: the role of the industry
The purpose of this meeting was to discuss over the final findings and provide policy recommendations in order to inform and advice policy-makers on practical ways to move the EU-India Security Dialogue forward.
Following a track II technical discussion in Mumbai where each policy paper has been thoroughly analysed, Rome’s track 1.5 discussion provided institutional inputs