Prospects for strengthening EU India engagement in the field of natural disasters

Prospects for strengthening EU-India engagement in the field of natural disasters

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

While the EU and India have agreed to engage more comprehensively in relation to disasters, there are limits to potential cooperation. For instance, as India transitions from aid recipient to donor it is increasingly reluctant to accept foreign assistance in disaster response. Domestically, some Indian states lack the capacity to enforce standards and regulations in relation, for instance, to the construction industry. The EU …

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Prospects for strengthening EU-India engagement in the field of natural disasters

Think Tanks Twinning Initiative author 2019, april-2-event, euiss, EUISS ORF Chatham House publication summaries, European Union Institute for Security Studies, Events, ORF, Chatham House, EUISS – Publications, Publication summaries, Publications, Summaries

In the past few decades, the approach to natural disasters has been transformed: rather than simply reacting, it is understood that better preparedness coupled with better early-warning systems can help mitigate their impact. Moreover, the frequency and impact of weather-related natural disasters appears to be increasing, potentially as a result of climate change and certainly as a result of population …

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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 …

EU-India Security Cooperation - Counter Terrorism and Radicalisation - EU India Twinning Think Tanks Initiative

EU-India Security Cooperation – Counter Terrorism and Radicalisation

Think Tanks Twinning Initiative author 2016, Chatham House, European Union Institute for Security Studies, Observer Research Foundation, ORF, Chatham House, EUISS – Publications, Publications

ORF, Chatham House and EUISS produced three Background Papers covering West Asia, Maritime Security and Counter Terrorism and Countering Radicalisation. These papers were grouped together as one well produced paper publication. The consortium also held a Workshop and a Public Event in New Delhi in September 2016, as well as a final Public Event in Brussels in November. The public events were well attended by a mix of officials, academics and think tank representatives.

EU-India Security Cooperation – Maritime Security - EU India Twinning Think Tanks Initiative

EU-India Security Cooperation – Maritime Security

Think Tanks Twinning Initiative author 2016, Chatham House, European Union Institute for Security Studies, Observer Research Foundation, ORF, Chatham House, EUISS – Publications, Publications

ORF, Chatham House and EUISS produced three Background Papers covering West Asia, Maritime Security and Counter Terrorism and Countering Radicalisation. These papers were grouped together as one well produced paper publication. The consortium also held a Workshop and a Public Event in New Delhi in September 2016, as well as a final Public Event in Brussels in November. The public events were well attended by a mix of officials, academics and think tank representatives.

EU-India Security Cooperation – West Asia

Think Tanks Twinning Initiative author 2016, Chatham House, European Union Institute for Security Studies, Observer Research Foundation, ORF, Chatham House, EUISS – Publications, Publications

ORF, Chatham House and EUISS produced three Background Papers covering West Asia, Maritime Security and Counter Terrorism and Countering Radicalisation. These papers were grouped together as one well produced paper publication. The consortium also held a Workshop and a Public Event in New Delhi in September 2016, as well as a final Public Event in Brussels in November. The public events were well attended by a mix of officials, academics and think tank representatives.

EUISS Prospects for EU-India security cooperation - Brussels

Prospects for EU-India security cooperation – Brussels

Think Tanks Twinning Initiative author 2016, Belgium, Brussels, Chatham House, European Union Institute for Security Studies, Events, Observer Research Foundation, ORF, Chatham House, EUISS - Brussels, ORF, Chatham House, EUISS - New Delhi

The Observer Research Foundation, the European Union Institute for Security Studies, and Chatham House held an event on the prospects for security cooperation at the Embassy of India to Belgium, Luxembourg and the EU on 4 November 2016. A report, the result of a closed-door workshop and a public conference held in New Delhi in September 2016, was presented and …

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Prospects for EU-India security cooperation – New Delhi

Think Tanks Twinning Initiative author 2016, Chatham House, European Union Institute for Security Studies, Events, India, New Delhi, Observer Research Foundation, ORF, Chatham House, EUISS - Brussels, ORF, Chatham House, EUISS - New Delhi

There is a clear imperative for greater understanding between the EU and India on a range of security concerns. Until recently, this imperative has not been obvious. India’s focus has been inward-looking, predicated on the need for rapid economic growth. However, since 2014, the BJP–led government in Delhi has demonstrated a much greater emphasis on foreign policy; in 2015 the …