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Managing Connectivity Conflict: EU-India Cooperation and China’s Belt and Road Initiative

Think Tanks Twinning Initiative author 2019, Clingendael, IDSA, Publications, The Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses

Connectivity initiatives are the latest geopolitical tool for advancing influence in international relations and diplomacy. Against the backdrop of an emerging connectivity conflict, the responsibility is on likeminded countries and organizations to promote initiatives that embody transparency and universalism in connectivity projects and that benefit citizens in the long term. The EU and India are two important actors in this …

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European and Indian Perceptions of the Belt and Road Initiative

Think Tanks Twinning Initiative author 2019, GPI, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Publications, The Federal Trust, The Global Policy Institute

It is becoming clear that China’s ambitious Belt & Road Initiative (BRI) linking Asia and Africa with Europe through a network of various transportation corridors could fundamentally reshape the geo-economics and geopolitics of the whole Eurasian region and beyond. As the initiative has huge implications for the EU and India; the paper has captured evolving European and Indian BRI narratives. …

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Charting EU-India Cooperation on Connectivity

Think Tanks Twinning Initiative author 2019, Carnegie India, Global Public Policy Institute, GPPI, Carnegie India publications, Publications

While initially a response to the massive infrastructure deficit in Asia, today the term ‘connectiv- ity’ is laden with strategic and political implications. This is largely a result of China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and its very visible political, financial, and environmental impact across Europe and Asia. With its new Communication on Euro-Asian Connectivity, the EU aims to posi- …

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East Africa, India and Europe: Norms to enhance Indian ocean commerce

Think Tanks Twinning Initiative author 2019, Chatham House, European Union Institute for Security Studies, Observer Research Foundation, ORF, Chatham House, EUISS – Publications, Publications

The paper seeks to identify key trade linkages in Indian Ocean littoral states in East Africa along with Indian Ocean island states as a means of understanding the scope for India and the European Union to cooperate in establishing transparent rules-based norms for supply chains in the region. Both India and the European Union are key trading partners for the …

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China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI): India’s and EU’s Perspectives

Think Tanks Twinning Initiative author 2019, Centre for Europe - University of Warsaw -Poland, Manipal academy of higher education, Publications

The concept, or vision of Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), presented in autumn 2013 by the Chinese leader Xi Jinping, came as a surprise even in China, which had been following a low-profile strategy (taoguang yanghui) proposed by the “father of reforms” Deng Xiaoping for the two previous decades. Simultaneously, it came as an even bigger surprise to the outside …

Moving Forward EU-India Relations- The Significance of the Security Dialogues

Moving Forward EU-India Relations. The Significance of the Security Dialogues

Think Tanks Twinning Initiative author 2017, Gateway House, IAI, Gateway House publications, Istituto Affari Internazionali, Publications

Relations between the European Union (EU) and India have been growing in quantity and quality in the last two decades. Alongside the economic dimension, the political and security elements of the relationship have emerged as the most promising area for further collaboration between the two sides. This volume brings together analyses and recommendations on EU-India security relations in the fields of: (i) maritime security and freedom of navigation; (ii) cyber security and data protection; (iii) space policy and satellite navigation; (iv) defence cooperation. The chapters have been written by a select pan-European and Indian group of experts tasked by the Rome-based Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI) and the Mumbai-based Gateway House (GH) in the framework of the EU-India Think Tank Twinning Initiative – a public diplomacy project aimed at connecting research institutions in Europe and India funded by the EU. The book provides the reader with original research and innovative insights into how to move forward EU-India relations. It will be essential reading for scholars and policy makers interested in the subject.

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Global Governance, Security, and Strategy in the EU-India Partnership

Think Tanks Twinning Initiative author 2017, Carnegie India, Global Public Policy Institute, GPPI, Carnegie India publications, Publications

GPPI and Carnegie India held both an EU-India Policy Dialogue on Global Governance & Security, and a public event on the wider topic of EU-India relations in Brussels in September, produced one Policy Paper on “Regional Connectivity in Asia: New Avenues for EU-India Partnership” and another one on “Securing Afghanistan: Prospects for India-EU Cooperation” in November, and held another EU-India Policy Dialogue on Global Governance & Security, as well as another public event, this time in Delhi, on that same month. The last two Policy Papers, respectively on “Global Conflict Management and Scope for EU-India Cooperation” and on “EU-India Cooperation for Securing the Indian Ocean Region” are expected to be delivered by the end of January.

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Brussels and Delhi: Converging Interests in the Indian Ocean

Think Tanks Twinning Initiative author 2017, Carnegie India, Global Public Policy Institute, GPPI, Carnegie India publications, Publications

GPPI and Carnegie India held both an EU-India Policy Dialogue on Global Governance & Security, and a public event on the wider topic of EU-India relations in Brussels in September, produced one Policy Paper on “Regional Connectivity in Asia: New Avenues for EU-India Partnership” and another one on “Securing Afghanistan: Prospects for India-EU Cooperation” in November, and held another EU-India Policy Dialogue on Global Governance & Security, as well as another public event, this time in Delhi, on that same month. The last two Policy Papers, respectively on “Global Conflict Management and Scope for EU-India Cooperation” and on “EU-India Cooperation for Securing the Indian Ocean Region” are expected to be delivered by the end of January.

Managing Conflict, Building Peace - Opportunities for Developing the EU-India Strategic Partnership - EU India Twinning Think Tanks Initiative

Managing Conflict, Building Peace: Opportunities for Developing the EU-India Strategic Partnership

Think Tanks Twinning Initiative author 2017, Carnegie India, Global Public Policy Institute, GPPI, Carnegie India publications, Publications

GPPI and Carnegie India held both an EU-India Policy Dialogue on Global Governance & Security, and a public event on the wider topic of EU-India relations in Brussels in September, produced one Policy Paper on “Regional Connectivity in Asia: New Avenues for EU-India Partnership” and another one on “Securing Afghanistan: Prospects for India-EU Cooperation” in November, and held another EU-India Policy Dialogue on Global Governance & Security, as well as another public event, this time in Delhi, on that same month. The last two Policy Papers, respectively on “Global Conflict Management and Scope for EU-India Cooperation” and on “EU-India Cooperation for Securing the Indian Ocean Region” are expected to be delivered by the end of January.

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India-EU: Defence cooperation and the role of industry

Think Tanks Twinning Initiative author 2017, Gateway House, IAI, Gateway House publications, Istituto Affari Internazionali, Publications

IAI and Gateway House delivered an Expert Discussion in Mumbai, a Seminar in Rome and a Concluding Presentation in Brussels between November and December. Publications were produced on “EU-India Defence Cooperation: A European Perspective”, “EU-India Cooperation on Cyber Issues: Towards Pragmatic Idealism?”, “EU-India: Starting a More Adventurous Conversation”, “Maritime Security and Freedom of Navigation from the South China Sea and Indian Ocean to the Mediterranean: Potential and Limits of EU-India Cooperation”, “EU-India Cooperation on Space and Security”, “Potential and Challenges of India-EU Space Cooperation”, “Maritime Security and Freedom of Navigation from the South China Sea and Indian Ocean to the Mediterranean”, “India-EU Cooperation on Cyber Security and Data Protection”, and “India-EU Defence Cooperation: The Role of Industry”. The full list of publications is available here: http://www.iai.it/en/ricerche/moving-forward-eu-india-security-dialogue.