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PM Modi's solar diplomacy
Mar 23, 2018

PM Modi's solar diplomacy

In the years since Paris, the world has changed — Prime Minister Modi has seized on the momentum.

Political economic instability and Wang Yi’s peripheral diplomacy in Sri Lanka  
Feb 04, 2022

Political economic instability and Wang Yi’s peripheral diplomacy in Sri Lanka  

Will Sri Lanka be able to withstand both domestic instability and critical foreign policy concerns?

Positioning India at the helm of health diplomacy
Dec 22, 2023

Positioning India at the helm of health diplomacy

Incorporation of health diplomacy in the existing training institutions for diplomats and other professionals could add value to position India at the

Reinvention and principled diplomacy — Biden on East and Southeast Asia
Nov 10, 2020

Reinvention and principled diplomacy — Biden on East and Southeast Asia

What would be crucial to note is whether there is a salving of positions taken towards China by Trump, as US policy towards China still stands to dete

Renewable Energy Diplomacy: Enhancing India-Sri Lanka relations at its 75th milestone
Mar 30, 2022

Renewable Energy Diplomacy: Enhancing India-Sri Lanka relations at its 75th milestone

It would be prudent for both the countries to further consolidate their relations by exploring the opportunities available in renewable energy

Right time for new era of trade diplomacy with Afghanistan
Dec 28, 2017

Right time for new era of trade diplomacy with Afghanistan

‘Wheat diplomacy’ could just be the start of focus on export from India to Afghanistan.

Serving the purpose: Diplomacy versus war in latest US–Russia talks
Jan 18, 2022

Serving the purpose: Diplomacy versus war in latest US–Russia talks

Diverging takes on Ukraine and security measures in the region show that diplomacy is the best way forward for the two powers

Significant changes in India-Nepal diplomacy
Aug 05, 2011

Significant changes in India-Nepal diplomacy

There will soon be two important changes in the Nepal and India diplomacy, which are of significant importance to both the countries. Nepal's ambassador to India, Rukma Shumsher Rana, has been recalled while the Indian envoy to Nepal Rakesh Sood will be replaced by another career diplomat.

Sky is not the limit in Asia: How China and India are shaping space diplomacy
Sep 12, 2019

Sky is not the limit in Asia: How China and India are shaping space diplomacy

A new space race is indeed warming up Asia, as China and India rapidly scale up their space programmes and build ties with the developing world.

Sovereignty in a ‘datafied’ world: A framework for Indian diplomacy
May 02, 2021

Sovereignty in a ‘datafied’ world: A framework for Indian diplomacy

New Delhi must avoid getting caught up in tired existing machinations and instead forge a new path for itself that prioritises Indian strategic intere

Sri Lanka, post-Geneva: It's politics now, not diplomacy
Mar 30, 2012

Sri Lanka, post-Geneva: It's politics now, not diplomacy

After the UNHRC meeting and the Indian vote against Sri Lanka, now it needs to go beyond Geneva, in the preservation of 'supreme national self-interest' in the case of both the countries. The ghost of Geneva would be hovering over them, yet Colombo should acknowledge the un-kept promises.

Strengthening climate diplomacy: An imperative for Indian climate in the new decade
Apr 26, 2021

Strengthening climate diplomacy: An imperative for Indian climate in the new decade

Championing a climate and development agenda in India’s bilateral, regional and multilateral collaborations can help boost trade, drive investments

Strengthening India’s Global Influence through a Sound Public Diplomacy Policy
Oct 23, 2023

Strengthening India’s Global Influence through a Sound Public Diplomacy Policy

This brief tackles the crucial role of public diplomacy in enhancing India's global influence. It argues that India should exert effort to communicate its rich cultural heritage and economic growth story to foreign audiences, and recommends a roadmap that involves linking public diplomacy to national security, the establishment of a specialised public diplomacy agency, and creating the position of a chief public diplomat. A well-structured public

Summitry as a Tool of Diplomacy: The Case of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation
Jul 17, 2023

Summitry as a Tool of Diplomacy: The Case of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation

As a tool of diplomacy, forum summits have allowed countries to interact, exchange views, and work together to cooperate on issues of mutual interest. This is true for the African continent, where there is a recent surge in high-level summits involving heads of state, ministers, and civil society organisations. These ‘Africa+1’ summits have provided countries in the continent with an institutional platform to engage with both traditional and

Suu Kyi focuses on neighbourhood diplomacy
Aug 22, 2016

Suu Kyi focuses on neighbourhood diplomacy

With her visit to China now, Suu Kyi has travelled to three of the five immediate neighbours of Myanmar.

The 20th Party Congress and the way ahead for Chinese diplomacy
Oct 31, 2022

The 20<sup>th</sup> Party Congress and the way ahead for Chinese diplomacy

Much has been retained when it comes to the roadmap for China’s diplomacy, while the additions reflect a growing concern for the current internation

The Aadhaar diplomacy
Nov 20, 2017

The Aadhaar diplomacy

India can proposition an Aadhaar-based alternative — one that is seen to be a ‘privacy first’ solution that lets governments retain jurisdiction over their data, while allowing indigenous enterprises to flourish.

The BRI in Melanesia: Connecting political statecraft with chequebook diplomacy
Oct 23, 2023

The BRI in Melanesia: Connecting political statecraft with chequebook diplomacy

While the four Melanesian countries recognise Beijing’s economic heft, these nations consider the national security implications of overtly involvin

The China factor in India’s economic diplomacy
Apr 26, 2021

The China factor in India’s economic diplomacy

If this is a moment of challenge for the multilateral order, it may be to India’s interest not to let the leadership of that order fall to China. In

The China story: Emerging public diplomacy actors
Feb 04, 2020

The China story: Emerging public diplomacy actors

Standing at a key juncture in a historical rise, China needs to show the appeal of its ideas and establish deep mutual understanding with the world.

The Chinese vaccine diplomacy in Southeast Asia
Jun 29, 2022

The Chinese vaccine diplomacy in Southeast Asia

In China’s attempt to project its soft power, it engaged in vaccine diplomacy in Southeast Asia to counter the narrative of the virus’ origins and

The Chittagong Port: Bangladesh’s trump card in its diplomacy of Balance
May 17, 2022

The Chittagong Port: Bangladesh’s trump card in its diplomacy of Balance

Chittagong Port is a step towards strengthening India-Bangladesh bilateral ties and is mutually beneficial to both the South-Asian nations.

The fractured diplomacy of countering terrorism
Feb 01, 2022

The fractured diplomacy of countering terrorism

What are the gains that diplomacy on counter-terrorism, resolutions of the UN Security Council and other such multilateral instruments bring to the table?

The Global Gateway in Africa: Europe’s foray into infrastructure diplomacy
Jan 06, 2024

The Global Gateway in Africa: Europe’s foray into infrastructure diplomacy

Given the dearth of natural resources, all major powers are intensifying their collaboration with African countries and investing in infrastructure an

The Global Security Initiative: China Buttresses its Defence Diplomacy
Jun 18, 2024

The Global Security Initiative: China Buttresses its Defence Diplomacy

The People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has historically been a key instrument of state power in modern China, from the time founder Mao Zedong famously said that power flows “from the barrel of a gun.” Today, in the era of Xi Jinping, China is strengthening its defence diplomacy through Xi’s so-called Global Security Initiative (GSI) that envisions a growing role for the Party-state’s arms like the PLA and the Ministry of Public Security. T

The rising India on the rise in China’s diplomacy
Jul 18, 2019

The rising India on the rise in China’s diplomacy

‘Neighbourhood diplomacy’ has been prioritised for a long time by China, manifesting in the famous framework that big powers are the key; the peri

The sharp power of development diplomacy and China’s edge
Apr 11, 2018

The sharp power of development diplomacy and China’s edge

Chinese development diplomacy not only offers alternative sources of finance, but also presents a model that seems to overcome the major criticisms of

The trouble with India's Indian ocean diplomacy
Jun 27, 2018

The trouble with India's Indian ocean diplomacy

New Delhi’s record on this score is more mixed than some of the headlines seem to suggest.

The ‘Golden Chapter’ of India-Bangladesh diplomacy
Sep 04, 2022

The ‘Golden Chapter’ of India-Bangladesh diplomacy

India and Bangladesh are poised for greater ties in domains of trade, connectivity, energy and water sharing.

Towards a healthy balance: Diplomacy and disease in the Indo-Pacific
Apr 05, 2024

Towards a healthy balance: Diplomacy and disease in the Indo-Pacific

As nations in the Indo-Pacific region grapple with shared health challenges, health diplomacy can serve as a pivotal force in advancing public health

Tuning American diplomacy: Melody beyond borders
Oct 07, 2023

Tuning American diplomacy: Melody beyond borders

The US aims to promote music diplomacy to promote global peace and democracy, as part of its larger foreign policy goals

Twitter Diplomacy: A Brief Analysis
May 11, 2023

Twitter Diplomacy: A Brief Analysis

In the past few years, Twitter has served as a versatile form of political public square for domestic and world affairs. The use of Twitter, largely propelled by the prominence of social media in the current environment for the discharge of diplomatic functions, has become an integral part of contemporary international relations. Indeed, Twitter has created its own form of diplomacy by incorporating itself to augment traditional diplomatic functi

Ukraine war: Absent diplomacy
Nov 02, 2022

Ukraine war: Absent diplomacy

Is diplomacy the only real tool that can provide a logical end to the conflict?

Universal basic income and India's China lesson: Paradiplomacy revisited
May 10, 2017

Universal basic income and India's China lesson: Paradiplomacy revisited

Robust economic growth, coupled with a dibao-like subsistence guarantee to target poor through poverty household registry, and UBI in Macau and Hong K

Unleashing the power of sports diplomacy: A gamechanger
May 24, 2024

Unleashing the power of sports diplomacy: A gamechanger

Sports diplomacy has significantly influenced international relations, but to maximize its potential, concrete policies and diplomatic actions are ess

Use diplomacy to check indoctrination
May 28, 2012

Use diplomacy to check indoctrination

During a discussion on the growth of militant groups in Pakistan and its effects on India, Jamiat-Ulama-i-Hind general secretary Maulana Mahmood Madani laid emphasis on retaining the ethos of Muslim Indians and warned against being co-opted and manipulated by foreign minds.

Vaccine Diplomacy: In 2021, the UAE will become the new vaccine hub of the Middle East
Dec 29, 2020

Vaccine Diplomacy: In 2021, the UAE will become the new vaccine hub of the Middle East

This “niche diplomacy” is expected to be one of the key guiding principles of Emirati foreign policy in 2021.