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Financing development: India and beyond
Aug 19, 2015

Financing development: India and beyond

Focusing on financing sustainable development, in India and elsewhere, ORF organised a conference that explored the future of global financial architecture for development and highlighted the difference between financing and implementation.

Financing for Agenda 2030: Deepening India-EU Development Cooperation in the Indo-Pacific
Feb 12, 2024

Financing for Agenda 2030: Deepening India-EU Development Cooperation in the Indo-Pacific

As the world confronts multiple challenges which are intricately connected, our path for development stands at a crucial juncture. In the context of the embroiling polycrisis, progress on the sustainable development goals (SDGs) has been steady but fragile with major and persistent challenges. Financing for Agenda 2030 has emerged as a major bottleneck with several developing economies, especially the least developed countries (LDCs), low-income

Foreign Role in the Reconstruction and Development of Sri Lanka
Mar 06, 2004

Foreign Role in the Reconstruction and Development of Sri Lanka

The most recent Tokyo Conference on the Reconstruction and Development of Sri Lanka was held at Washington D.C., on February 17, 2004, as a follow-up meet to discuss the international community¿s support for Sri Lanka¿s peace process.

Forking paths: Sustainable development in the time of a pandemic
Jan 04, 2021

Forking paths: Sustainable development in the time of a pandemic

We could either choose the way that leads to better institutions and global systems, or the other, which compromises on environmental, social and ethi

From data to deployment: Gender bias in the AI development lifecycle
Mar 07, 2024

From data to deployment: Gender bias in the AI development lifecycle

The AI development process from design to deployment perpetuates gender bias. Future legislation should recognise these gender-based risks to mitigate

G20 @ 2023: India’s commitment to sustainable development
Sep 08, 2023

G20 @ 2023: India’s commitment to sustainable development

India’s presidency of the G20 is an opportunity to promote the Global South's development narratives and leverage its status as the world's fastest-

Gauging the impact of India’s development partnerships abroad
Oct 12, 2023

Gauging the impact of India’s development partnerships abroad

Measuring the development impacts of India’s overseas programmes is important as it can help improve its ability to deliver on the ground and maximi

Go glocal: Sustainable Development Goals
Jul 13, 2021

Go glocal: Sustainable Development Goals

Considering the changes in modern living, glocalization could turn out to be a viable alternative to globalization

Harnessing renewable energy sources for sustainable development in Africa
Jun 08, 2015

Harnessing renewable energy sources for sustainable development in Africa

Given the need to prioritise growth in the developing world, the goals must be 'development-climate compatible,' not, 'climate-development compatible', according to Dr. Youba Sokona, coordinator, African Climate Policy Centre (ACPC) based in the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa.

How sustainable are India’s development partnerships?
Jan 03, 2022

How sustainable are India’s development partnerships?

India’s development partnerships could be a potential game changer if sustainability is incorporated into the agenda

Impact Investments in India: Towards Sustainable Development
Jun 24, 2020

Impact Investments in India: Towards Sustainable Development

Conventional investments cater to investors who intend to gain financial returns. Other investors whose aim is to generate a positive social or environmental impact at a decent rate of return, turn to “impact investments” for their purpose. Mobilised to finance social enterprises, impact investments assume three primary forms: embedded, integrated, and external. This paper discusses the ideas of impact investment and social enterprises, and o

Importance of indicators in development cooperation
Oct 29, 2021

Importance of indicators in development cooperation

A different set of parameters to ascertain development cooperation becomes essential as the current SDG indicators provide an incomplete picture

Importance of social mobility for sustainable development
Sep 05, 2022

Importance of social mobility for sustainable development

Policy responses must be targeted to uplift those who were at the lowest socio-economic rungs as it shows that a higher degree of social mobility help

Increasing Cooperation for Sustainable Development: Imperatives for India’s G20 Presidency
Jun 19, 2023

Increasing Cooperation for Sustainable Development: Imperatives for India’s G20 Presidency

This paper highlights the imperatives for India’s G20 Presidency for promoting development cooperation towards the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Given its unique development cooperation model—more precisely, its development partnership model—India can utilise its G20 presidency to push the sustainability agenda. This will help bridge the North-South divide in sustainable development financing. The paper recommends

Increasing Patient Capital to catalyse the development of Emerging Technologies: A call to action for Indian venture capitalists
Dec 10, 2021

Increasing Patient Capital to catalyse the development of Emerging Technologies: A call to action for Indian venture capitalists

If there was a large, liberal pool of patient investment capital, like in Silicon Valley, it is highly probable that there would be tremendous scope f

India and Bangladesh need to create a 20 year joint vision of growth and development
Mar 25, 2019

India and Bangladesh need to create a 20 year joint vision of growth and development

Samir Saran, President of ORF, spoke to New Age's Shahidul Islam Chowdhury about the various matters affecting India-Bangladesh relations, including t

India and developments in Afghanistan
Sep 30, 2021

India and developments in Afghanistan

Now that the “War on Terror” has concluded, India needs to define its role in the South Asian Region and attempt to engage with all possible partn

India and the EU as partners for sustainable development: Taking cooperation to the next level
Mar 02, 2019

India and the EU as partners for sustainable development: Taking cooperation to the next level

India and the EU are too big to think small and have the combined political and economic weight to shift the SDGs decisively closer to their goalposts

India as a leading power: Shaping the development narrative at home and abroad
Apr 07, 2017

India as a leading power: Shaping the development narrative at home and abroad

India needs to be disaggregated at least to the district level to resolve some of its key challenges.

India as a partner in triangular development cooperation: Prospects for the India-UK partnership for global development
Aug 10, 2023

India as a partner in triangular development cooperation: Prospects for the India-UK partnership for global development

riangular cooperation is a growing trend in India’s global engagement. The term refers to development cooperation in which traditional aid donors work together with Southern partners to address challenges in developing countries. Largely absent from this type of cooperation in the past, India has gradually become a more visible partner. The current government’s endorsement of triangular cooperation in joint statements with key partners, as we

India at the United Nations: An analysis of Indian multilateral strategies on international security and development
Aug 10, 2023

India at the United Nations: An analysis of Indian multilateral strategies on international security and development

This paper explores how India has been able to achieve cooperation in the sphere of international development, but has been unable to replicate such success on issues of international security. It maps out India’s engagement on these two issues through four case studies and places them in the context of multilateral theory and international cooperation theory. It further considers factors within the game theoretic models of cooperation, includi

India can offer developmental solutions to the world
Sep 22, 2017

India can offer developmental solutions to the world

Instead of just emulating established successful models, India needs to build on innovative and creative ‘India model’ that harnesses the skills at the national, state and local levels.

India must use SDG framework to strengthen developmental diplomacy
Apr 29, 2021

India must use SDG framework to strengthen developmental diplomacy

India’s success in growing at a quick pace while keeping per capita emissions low despite its large population is a potential model for replication

India will prioritise data for development at G20
Dec 14, 2022

India will prioritise data for development at G20

To share and benefit from development data, it must be accessible, of high-quality, and offered in real time. India at the helm of G20 has much to offer as this will build on principles governing PM Modi’s Digital India initiative

India's development cooperation in a changing global environment
Mar 05, 2013

India's development cooperation in a changing global environment

While aid has inherent political angles, India's development cooperation aid is not, and cannot be, solely political in purpose, says MEA Additional Secretary P.S. Raghavan. He says development projects will be objectively aimed at capacity building.

India's developmental partnership in Afghanistan: Here to stay or to go?
Oct 07, 2021

India's developmental partnership in Afghanistan: Here to stay or to go?

The evolving geopolitical situation in Afghanistan has left India to reconsider its interactions with the Taliban.

India's G20 Leadership: Elevating Capacity Building for Sustainable Development Financing
Sep 04, 2023

India's G20 Leadership: Elevating Capacity Building for Sustainable Development Financing

India’s G20 Presidency has identified the mandate for the Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors (FMCBG) as thus: “capacity building of the ecosystem for financing sustainable development.” The aim is to scale up efforts in mobilising large pools of global capital for sustainable projects, particularly in emerging and developing economies. Under the aegis of the Sustainable Finance Working Group (SFWG), the G20 proposes the developmen

India's human capital: Quality education vis-à-vis sustainable development
Jan 24, 2024

India's human capital: Quality education vis-à-vis sustainable development

For a developing nation like India, education emerges as a fundamental tool for creating the human capital necessary to sustain development in the 21s

India's strategy for oil and gas sector development
May 23, 2012

India's strategy for oil and gas sector development

With the objective of discussing India's strategy for oil and gas sector development, ORF, the International Energy Agency and the Korea Energy Economics organised a roundtable on "An Overview on India's Oil and Gas Upstream Sectors and Its Overseas Investment".

India, China, and developments in the Persian Gulf
Mar 20, 2023

India, China, and developments in the Persian Gulf

The growing presence of China and India in the Persian Gulf indicates the prospects of power relations between regional, continental, and global actor

India-Development Challenges in a Changing World
Feb 24, 2004

India-Development Challenges in a Changing World

The World Bank shares a lot of the optimism that prevails in India today¿, said Michael Carter, World Bank Country Director for India, in his opening remarks at the Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi.

India-US partnership ripe for development
Aug 12, 2015

India-US partnership ripe for development

There is huge potential for development of the relationship between the US and India. Yet achieving this promise will require careful strategic planning from the governments of both nations, according to panellists at a discussion on the "India-US Partnership".

India’s continuing role in Nepal’s economic development
Jul 31, 2020

India’s continuing role in Nepal’s economic development

Cooperation on the economic front between India and Nepal can have a healing effect even during occasional ruptures.