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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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Prospects for EU-India Cooperation in Central Asia

Think Tanks Twinning Initiative author 2019, april-2-event, Events, GPI, Jawaharlal Nehru University, JNU, Publication summaries, Publications, Summaries, TFT, TFT GPI JNU publication summaries, The Federal Trust, The Global Policy Institute

Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, the five Central Asian countries – Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan – are witnessing significant changes in their economic and political systems. Despite having a very complex legacy, they have made progress in economic and political transformation with varying degrees. The Soviet era leaders in more or less non-competitive regimes …

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India-EU Cooperation in Africa: Challenges and Prospects

Think Tanks Twinning Initiative author 2019, april-2-event, Centre for Europe - University of Warsaw -Poland, Events, MAHE CFE publication summaries, Manipal academy of higher education, Publication summaries, Publications, Summaries

European Union (EU) and India have been consistently making a sustained effort in improving their overall cooperation with Africa. With increasing economic engagement, the prospects for EU-Africa and India-Africa cooperation would depend not just on quantitative factors such as trade and investment, but also a strategy that convinces the African people that economically engaging with EU and India would be …

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Seizing the Momentum: Avenues for EU-India Maritime Cooperation in a Connectivity Context

Think Tanks Twinning Initiative author 2019, april-2-event, Clingendael, Clingendael IDSA publication summaries, Clingendael IDSA publications, Events, IDSA, Publication summaries, Publications, Summaries, The Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses

In recent years, rising competition in the maritime spaces have pushed many actors to critically rethink their policies towards the security and governance of the high seas. In the Indian Ocean Region, China’s Maritime Silk Road (MSR) as part of the broader Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has been central to this growing sense of competition.

Joint research papers produced by EU India Think Tanks Twinning Initiative

Joint research papers produced by EU India Think Tanks Twinning Initiative

Think Tanks Twinning Initiative author Publications

This publication is a compilation of joint research papers written by experts from Indian and European think tanks in the framework of the EU-India Think Tanks Twinning Initiative 2018 (Phase 1) – a public diplomacy project aimed at connecting research institutions in Europe and India funded by the EU. Its contents are the sole responsibility of the writers and do …

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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 …

European-and-Indian-Perceptions-of-the-Belt-and-Road-Initiative - JNU, The Federal Trust and The Global Policy Institute

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. …

Charting-EU-India-Cooperation - GPPI and Carnegie India

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 …

China’s-Belt-and-Road-Initiative-(BRI) - Manipal academy of higher education and Centre for Europe, Poland

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 …