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Urban youth are seeking jobs abroad
Urbanisation Apr 01, 2024

Urban youth are seeking jobs abroad

Amidst the high rate of unemployment in India, many urban youth are taking up blue-collar jobs abroad ...

The WTO is a house out of order
International Affairs | International Trade and Investment Apr 01, 2024

The WTO is a house out of order

Amidst economic and geopolitical uncertainties, the lack of movement on reviving and reforming the World Trade Organisation will only exacerbate divisions within it ...

Solar solutions: Transforming rooftops into green energy hubs
Energy | Energy Efficiency Mar 30, 2024

Solar solutions: Transforming rooftops into green energy hubs

The groundbreaking PM Surya Ghar Muft Bijli Yojana initiative which will expand India’s RTS capacity even further can help India achieve its net-zero target by 2070 ...

Begging will not de-risk Brussels from Beijing
International Affairs Mar 30, 2024

Begging will not de-risk Brussels from Beijing

Not narratives, not rhetoric: what the EU needs is to wake up from its strategic slumber and act on its China addiction ...

Growth in coal production in India: Inching towards peak coal?
Energy | Coal Mar 30, 2024

Growth in coal production in India: Inching towards peak coal?

The global shift in coal consumption towards Asia, led by China and India, signifies a looming peak in coal demand by the early 2030s. ...

If talks and terror can’t go together, neither can trade and terror
Neighbourhood Mar 29, 2024

If talks and terror can’t go together, neither can trade and terror

Pakistan may want to normalise relations by bifurcating their “India policy” from their “Kashmir policy”, but this is no longer acceptable to India ...

The fall of Nagorno-Karabakh and its impact
International Affairs Mar 29, 2024

The fall of Nagorno-Karabakh and its impact

The fall of Nagorno-Karabakh could lead to the rise of a new geopolitical order in the Caucasus and beyond ...

Von der Leyen walks the election tightrope
International Affairs Mar 28, 2024

Von der Leyen walks the election tightrope

Although Von der Leyen has proved her mettle over the years, only time will tell if she would be able to maintain her legacy in other critical areas such as the Green Deal and digital transition if re-elected ...

Integrating paratransit to address India’s urban transport concerns
Urbanisation | Transportation Mar 28, 2024

Integrating paratransit to address India’s urban transport concerns

Paratransit services have addressed the deficiency in suitable transportation within urban cities, yet policies to regulate this service are still lacking ...

Reconnecting cities with waterfronts: India's path to sustainable waterfronts
Urbanisation | Climate Change Mar 28, 2024

Reconnecting cities with waterfronts: India's path to sustainable waterfronts

To reverse the adverse effects of industrialisation and rapid urbanisation on water bodies, India must implement sufficient and sustainable measures to rejuvenate its waterfronts ...

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Swati Prabhu

Swati Prabhu

Dr Swati Prabhu is Associate Fellow with theCentre for New Economic Diplomacy (CNED). Her research explores the interlinkages between Indias development partnerships and the Sustainable Development Agenda. Swatis broader research interests encompass India-EU relations sustainability and development cooperation. Her PhD ...

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Nilanjan Ghosh

Dr. Nilanjan Ghosh is a Director at the Observer Research Foundation (ORF), India. In that capacity, he heads two centres at the Foundation, namely, the Centre for New Economic Diplomacy (CNED), and ORF’s Kolkata Centre. He is a Member, Global ...

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