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A global digital agenda: 5 steps to ensure Europe becomes a soft power superpower
Jan 25, 2020

A global digital agenda: 5 steps to ensure Europe becomes a soft power superpower

EU’s new leaders should double down on updating Europe’s global digital agenda efforts. It is in its own self-interest, and crucially, the EU coul

A New Social Contract for the Digital Age
Dec 19, 2018

A New Social Contract for the Digital Age

A new social contract between citizens, consumers, employees, the state, and enterprise is needed to delineate a new understanding around rights, responsibilities and entitlements. Digital  transformations  are  rapidly  altering  the  nature  of  work,  models  of employment,    contracts,    regulations    and    protections.    Increasingly,    the responsibilities  of the state are becoming the obligations  of,�

Empowering women in the digital age
Jul 01, 2017

Empowering women in the digital age

While women's digital exclusion is relative to each G20 member state and its accompanying socio-economic context, it can be observed universally in varied manifestations.

Free speech, privacy and E-surveillance in the digital age
Feb 26, 2014

Free speech, privacy and E-surveillance in the digital age

In this digital age, how free speech is dealt with in a multipolar world, and the emergence of the new and complex forms of censorship were discussed in a talk on "Rethinking Media Freedom in the Digital Age" at the Observer Research Foundation.

Gendering the G20: Empowering women in the digital age
Jun 28, 2017

Gendering the G20: Empowering women in the digital age

Women make up a majority of the four billion people excluded from the digital economy. Policy narratives assert that the digital economy has the potential to transform the world of work. Conversely, there are concerns that the existing ‘digital divide’ within and across nations will simply exacerbate existing social inequalities and reinforce gender hierarchies. G20 member states have repeatedly committed to bridging pervasive gender gaps in

India-Bhutan relations entering the digital age
Sep 19, 2019

India-Bhutan relations entering the digital age

Bhutan seeks to develop its digital and space sectors to fulfil the aspirations of its new generation and India has stepped up to facilitate this ende

Japan’s Digital Agency: Another shot in the dark or an emblem of change
Nov 11, 2021

Japan’s Digital Agency: Another shot in the dark or an emblem of change

Japan needs to work around its structural impediments to embrace digitalisation via the new Digital Agency

New digital age and importance of privacy of data
Feb 23, 2015

New digital age and importance of privacy of data

New digital age won't be as much fun if we don't talk about privacy. Privacy should not be limited to headline grabbing revelations about surveillance, Snowden and Sony; these conversations need to be mainstreamed to every citizen-consumer.

Our Digital Age and the Exercise and Contestation of Power
Mar 11, 2024

Our Digital Age and the Exercise and Contestation of Power

Over the last 30 years, digital innovation has been met with vacillating opinions on whether technology is emancipatory or tends to benefit those with political and/or economic power. In the context of innovations in AI in the early 2020s, this brief tackles the question: In a digital age, what is new in who exercises power over whom? It focuses on the power of States in relation to both citizens and territory, and outlines four areas where funda

The G20 Digital Agenda: Cross-Presidency Priorities
Nov 24, 2023

The G20 Digital Agenda: Cross-Presidency Priorities

The G20 Digital Agenda: Cross-Presidency Priorities white paper, co-authored by the World Economic Forum and the Observer Research Foundation (ORF), underscores the importance of a cohesive digital strategy within the G20.

A New Partnership for the Digital 21st Century: Japan, India and France
Mar 31, 2021

A New Partnership for the Digital 21st Century: Japan, India and France

Global powers like the United States and China have spared little effort in attempting to shape the digital age in their image. At the same time, other powers like Japan and France, and emerging ones like India aim to play a part in building the global digital ecosystem. These latter three share similar values: democracy, freedom of speech, open access to digital resources, and sovereignty. They all desire to keep the digital commons intact and n

A shot in the arm: The assassination attempt is likely to bolster voter sentiment in favour of Trump
Jul 16, 2024

A shot in the arm: The assassination attempt is likely to bolster voter sentiment in favour of Trump

In the last four decades, however, attempts to assassinate presidents or presidential nominees had seemed relegated to the past.

Digital Futures: Leveraging G20 for UK-India Cooperation
Aug 04, 2022

Digital Futures: Leveraging G20 for UK-India Cooperation

India will assume the presidency of the G20 in 2023. One of the key policy challenges for India and other member states is how to regulate the global digital economy. Once a fringe policy issue, the global digital economy is now central to the G20 agenda, with significant implications for individuals, corporations, and governments. Bilateral cooperation within the G20 system can provide additional resources and capability to any presidency, which

E-politics and public accountability over digital rights, with a focus on Latin America
Dec 29, 2020

E-politics and public accountability over digital rights, with a focus on Latin America

Governments and political actors must be liable for their performance and the virtual realm is not a playground anymore.

KFON: Kerala's internet connectivity scheme
Jun 27, 2023

KFON: Kerala's internet connectivity scheme

The pandemic showed us how digital divides worsen inequality - this project shows they’re not inevitable

Understanding the Indian Public Opinion-Foreign Policy Relationship
Nov 23, 2020

Understanding the Indian Public Opinion-Foreign Policy Relationship

This paper analyses the contentious idea of a nexus between public opinion and foreign policy agendas, focusing on the Indian context. The paper examines the history of the discourse and outlines the key ideological divergences and events that have shaped the inquiry. It then traces the public opinion-foreign policy linkage in the Indian context, and frames the analysis against other representative democracies, specifically the United States. Usi

Women and Tech: How 2020 spotlights the digital divide
Oct 08, 2020

Women and Tech: How 2020 spotlights the digital divide

Digital divides have traditionally been associated with the “connected — unconnected” binary around the world, considering only one aspect of th

भारत में मेटावर्स की पड़ताल: चार चुनौतियां और चंद सुझाव
Jul 31, 2023

भारत में मेटावर्स की पड़ताल: चार चुनौतियां और चंद सुझाव

मेटावर्स के उभार के साथ-साथ निजता, यूज़र की सुरक्षा और बौद

‘Jobs to be done’ approach to disruptive strategy
Jun 02, 2018

‘Jobs to be done’ approach to disruptive strategy

Linked to every job that we do for which we get paid is a job that the customer wants done. Businesses run because customers buy products despite what