India EU cooperation in Africa

India-EU Cooperation in Africa: Challenges and Prospects

Think Tanks Twinning Initiative author Publications

The 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 would depend not just on quantitative factors such as trade and investment, but also a strategy that convinces the African people that economic engagement with EU and India would be …

EU India Maritime cooperation

Think Tanks Twinning Initiative author 2019, Clingendael, Publications

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. New, and potentially conflicting …

Prospects for EU-India Cooperation

Prospects for EU-India Cooperation in Central Asia

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

Both the EU and India are viewed very favorably in Central Asia. As the region is now stabilizing, integrating and slowly opening to the outside world, it provides tremendous opportunities for the EU and India to increase their engagement further, both individually and possibly also jointly. This paper highlights the respective European and Indian strategies towards Central Asia and explores possible recommendations for convergences…

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

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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

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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 …