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Navigating India's strategic seas: The evolving role of the Navy
Defence and Security | Indian Defence Jun 13, 2024

Navigating India's strategic seas: The evolving role of the Navy

The changing geopolitical realities of the 21st century have warranted the Navy’s rising profile in India’s strategic landscape. ...

Navigating comprehensive sexuality education in India: Cultural sensitivities and implementation challenges
Education in India | Education Jun 12, 2024

Navigating comprehensive sexuality education in India: Cultural sensitivities and implementation challenges

To sustain Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) in India, an inclusive approach prioritising community involvement, strong policy support, and technological innovation is essential ...

The myth of moderation and media freedom in Afghanistan
Neighbourhood | Terrorism Jun 12, 2024

The myth of moderation and media freedom in Afghanistan

The motivations behind the media crackdown in Afghanistan are clear—to control the narrative, silence dissent, and restrict the Afghan people's access to information ...

Barrier-free boulevards: Designing cities for all abilities
Urbanisation in India | Urbanisation Jun 11, 2024

Barrier-free boulevards: Designing cities for all abilities

Inclusion in urban planning is often an afterthought, leading to ineffective retrofitting. A paradigm shift is needed to make inclusive design a core component of transportation policy-making. ...

Challenges in applying the EU Cybersecurity Index globally
Cyber Security | Cyber and Technology Jun 05, 2024

Challenges in applying the EU Cybersecurity Index globally

The world needs cyber resilience with preventive measures to minimize threats. Redesigning the CSI with separate sub-indices for prevention and deterrence can achieve this. ...

The changing face of Baloch activism
Neighbourhood May 09, 2024

The changing face of Baloch activism

The harsh response by the Pakistani state towards the ongoing Baloch protests will only alienate people further and deepen the existing crisis ...

Decoding O-RAN: A blueprint for digital connectivity beyond 5G
Cyber and Technology Apr 24, 2024

Decoding O-RAN: A blueprint for digital connectivity beyond 5G

O-RAN's ability to decouple hardware and software components of traditional systems fosters flexibility and interoperability, potentially countering China's 5G dominance ...

Slovakia: EU’s latest headache?
International Affairs Apr 23, 2024

Slovakia: EU’s latest headache?

Peter Pellegrini’s recent presidential victory could mean Slovakia mirroring Hungary's stance on Ukraine, potentially troubling the EU ...

India’s constructive revisionism
Indian Foreign Policy | Indian Economy Apr 22, 2024

India’s constructive revisionism

Given the shortcomings of the faltering West-led international order, there arises a crucial demand for constructive revisionism spearheaded by India ...

Transforming manufacturing dynamics: A look into India's PLI scheme
Indian Economy Apr 22, 2024

Transforming manufacturing dynamics: A look into India's PLI scheme

The successful implementation of the PLI scheme will be crucial in realising India's vision of becoming a leading manufacturing hub on the world stage ...

The essence of cognitive warfare: Focusing the lens toward Chinese strategies
International Affairs | China Foreign Policy Apr 08, 2024

The essence of cognitive warfare: Focusing the lens toward Chinese strategies

China has employed cognitive warfare tactics to sway the opinions and beliefs of the Taiwanese public without resorting to direct military confrontation ...

Empowering MSMEs: The role of AI literacy
Indian Economy | Economic Diplomacy | Artificial Intelligence Apr 03, 2024

Empowering MSMEs: The role of AI literacy

Businesses and individuals in India must seize the benefits of AI and strategically enhance their competitiveness by staying abreast of advancements in AI ...

Digital affordability and access: Starlink in India
Indian Economy | Economic Reforms | Developing and Emerging Economies | Digital Inclusion Apr 02, 2024

Digital affordability and access: Starlink in India

Musk's vision aligns with India's Digital India initiative. Starlink’s success hinges on its ability to adapt to local challenges and understand India’s unique digital landscape ...

Building blocks of a digital powerhouse: Data centres in India
Cyber Security | Cyber and Technology Mar 30, 2024

Building blocks of a digital powerhouse: Data centres in India

India, with its burgeoning digital landscape, needs to understand the significance of data centres and make substantial investments to harness their potential ...

Chasing new horizons: Sunset clauses in India’s revamped BIT regime
International Trade and Investment Mar 28, 2024

Chasing new horizons: Sunset clauses in India’s revamped BIT regime

India must articulate its vision of the sunset clause in future BITS as it seeks to renegotiate these treaties with states ...

Navigating the deepfake dilemma: Government oversight in the age of AI
Artificial Intelligence Mar 28, 2024

Navigating the deepfake dilemma: Government oversight in the age of AI

In a world where the legal vacuum surrounding tech and AI persists, how do we safeguard the citizens from the adverse effects of a rapidly developing technological landscape? ...

Politics of Russia’s elections
International Affairs Mar 18, 2024

Politics of Russia’s elections

Despite Putin’s overwhelming victory in the recent Russian presidential elections, a growing shift in the social attitudes of the citizenry was witnessed during this elections ...

India-ASEAN FTA Rules of Origin reforms: Abating outside influx and consolidating supply chains
Neighbourhood | International Trade and Investment Feb 29, 2024

India-ASEAN FTA Rules of Origin reforms: Abating outside influx and consolidating supply chains

As India’s competitive efforts to augment itself as a global manufacturing hub expand, AITGA’s future success is critical to addressing its unfavourable position in the ASEAN supply chain. ...

WTO’s deadlock: EU’s trade duty dispute with India
International Affairs Feb 29, 2024

WTO’s deadlock: EU’s trade duty dispute with India

The ongoing WTO dispute settlement between the EU and India could encumber India’s efforts to boost the domestic electronic product manufacturing sector ...

Riding the storm: Russia’s economic landscape since the Ukraine conflict
International Affairs Feb 28, 2024

Riding the storm: Russia’s economic landscape since the Ukraine conflict

Since the Ukraine war, Russia’s economy has developed resilience against sanctions. However, the escalating military expenditure, while boosting short-term growth, poses long-term concerns ...

India’s ‘onshoring’ vision with GIFT City
Indian Economy | Economics and Finance | Urbanisation Feb 26, 2024

India’s ‘onshoring’ vision with GIFT City

India’s GIFT City aspires to integrate its economy into the global financial system, ensure capital flow and connectivity with global financial markets in a business-friendly environment ...

“Market coupling” in the power sector: Is India doing enough?
Neighbourhood Feb 26, 2024

“Market coupling” in the power sector: Is India doing enough?

While India emphasises on harnessing the potential of integrated power exchanges, regional trends worldwide suggest “market coupling” as a conceptual tool to achieve such integration ...

The EU AI Act: A landmark in AI regulation
Internet Governance | Artificial Intelligence Feb 13, 2024

The EU AI Act: A landmark in AI regulation

With the AI Act, the EU has taken the first steps towards using and developing AI in a responsible manner ...

Tackling India’s airline insolvency with aviation financing reforms
Indian Economy | Developing and Emerging Economies Feb 10, 2024

Tackling India’s airline insolvency with aviation financing reforms

Currently, India’s aircraft and aircraft equipment demands rely heavily on foreign lessors. Such over-reliance presents various challenges that need to be addressed through legal frameworks. ...

The eyes in the Holy City
International Affairs Jan 29, 2024

The eyes in the Holy City

The indiscriminate use of checkpoints and monitoring of civilians in areas of occupation such as Hebron is beyond any Orwellian imagination ...

China’s Burmese dilemma: Dual implications of Operation 1027
International Affairs Jan 26, 2024

China’s Burmese dilemma: Dual implications of Operation 1027

The recent military drills along the Myanmar border reflect China's growing concern regarding the intensification of conflict in the Shan state in Myanmar ...

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Stefania Petruzzelli

Stefania Petruzzelli works as a freelance professional with governments, institutes (including ISPI), and various organizations specialising in communication and diplomacy. She previously worked as a Researcher and Content Specialist for the Future Food Institute to foster exponential and positive shifts ...

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Stefania Petruzzelli

Stefania Petruzzelli works as a freelance professional with governments, institutes (including ISPI), and various organizations specialising in communication and diplomacy. She previously worked as a Researcher and Content Specialist for the Future Food Institute to foster exponential and positive shifts ...

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