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Partnerships Matter: That City on the Hill; A Ship Adrift; A Lighthouse in the Tempest
Jul 07, 2023

Partnerships Matter: That City on the Hill; A Ship Adrift; A Lighthouse in the Tempest

India is the breakout partner for the US, defying what may once have seemed an improbable relationship.

A double-edged sword: China’s model of development partnerships & the Indo-Pacific
Jul 11, 2023

A double-edged sword: China’s model of development partnerships & the Indo-Pacific

With the launch of its Global Development Initiative in 2021, China is looking to recalibrate and redefine its outlook towards development cooperation

Africa’s structural transformation: The untapped potential of India’s development partnerships
Jan 29, 2018

Africa’s structural transformation: The untapped potential of India’s development partnerships

Given Africa’s unusual pattern of structural transformation, India could be a natural partner as far as the search for new development models is concerned.

ASEAN-GCC Summit: Forging new partnerships
Nov 18, 2023

ASEAN-GCC Summit: Forging new partnerships

The ASEAN GCC partnership is well-intentioned but needs improved cooperation and even interest across members on both sides

At Hiroshima, Japan’s moment to reinforce partnerships
May 29, 2023

At Hiroshima, Japan’s moment to reinforce partnerships

For Tokyo, the G-7 Summit was driven by the need to define and devise the means of navigating the complex geopolitical landscape of the Indo-Pacific

Building new partnerships: Putin looks toward Iran
Jul 26, 2022

Building new partnerships: Putin looks toward Iran

In Russia’s pageantry of state visits to Iran, its counter to the West is quite evident.

Canada and India must forge deeper partnerships to counter shared threats
Jan 21, 2022

Canada and India must forge deeper partnerships to counter shared threats

From two ends of the Pacific, our nations have a shared interest in contributing to the rise and prosperity of the Indo-Pacific region. Yet new threats stand in the way of achieving this potential

Development partnerships for food security: India in the Indo-Pacific
Oct 04, 2023

Development partnerships for food security: India in the Indo-Pacific

By collaborating with neighbouring countries, India can serve as a catalyst for positive change and promote food security and sustainable development

Economic diplomacy and development partnerships: Rethinking India's role and relevance
Oct 28, 2016

Economic diplomacy and development partnerships: Rethinking India's role and relevance

Looking through an emergence prism, India’s development partnerships and economic diplomacy must be built around three concentric circles.

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

Harnessing the Potential of India-Nepal Partnerships in Hydropower
Aug 11, 2023

Harnessing the Potential of India-Nepal Partnerships in Hydropower

India and Nepal are fellow riparian nations in South Asia and thus could potentially use their shared water resources as avenues for collaborative effort. Using water to generate hydropower for maximum benefit comes from a place of mutual interest, allowing for optimum leverage for the socio-economic development of both countries. This brief outlines a history of the India-Nepal hydroelectric power scenario, and offers recommendations for growth.

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

India, France and the Pacific: Where an old friend might get in the way of new partnerships
Oct 19, 2016

India, France and the Pacific: Where an old friend might get in the way of new partnerships

India must contextualise France in a region-specific sense because in the Pacific the French are associated with colonial past and present.

India’s balancing partnerships in Eurasia
Feb 27, 2019

India’s balancing partnerships in Eurasia

An interview of ORF President to the Institut Montaigne on India’s foreign policy choices, in particular relations with China, Russia and the Europe

India’s Era of Partnerships: From Non-Alignment to Crafting a ‘New Balance’
Jan 26, 2022

India’s Era of Partnerships: From Non-Alignment to Crafting a ‘New Balance’

India is shedding its past diffidence in foreign policy matters and is making bold moves in crafting partnerships for a rules-based, democratic intern

Learning from the old, preparing for the new: Designing an institutional architecture for India’s development partnerships
Jul 24, 2023

Learning from the old, preparing for the new: Designing an institutional architecture for India’s development partnerships

India’s increasing economic and political clout has prompted a spurt in the volume and complexity of its overseas development assistance. Looking ahead, the largest incremental capital for global development and infrastructure beyond what exists today will also come from India as the value of its economy grows from $2 trillion to roughly $7 trillion by 2030. However, the DPA – India’s development cooperation agency – is yet to assume an a

Monitoring India’s Development Partnerships: Recommendations for a Framework of Indicators
Aug 17, 2023

Monitoring India’s Development Partnerships: Recommendations for a Framework of Indicators

Development partnerships between countries are crucial in addressing policy challenges in the developing world. Cooperation between countries in the Global South, in particular—such as those that India engages in, under its Development Partnership Administration (DPA)—is heightening conversations around the demands of sustainability. Yet, India continues to lack an appropriate framework by which to assess its development partnerships

New challenges, flexible partnerships—election season commences in South Asia
Sep 05, 2023

New challenges, flexible partnerships—election season commences in South Asia

As the Maldives, Bhutan, and Bangladesh head toward elections, they continue to commit to democracy

R. K. Mishra Memorial Lecture:  Building Partnerships for Lasting Peace in South Asia
Dec 29, 2011

R. K. Mishra Memorial Lecture: Building Partnerships for Lasting Peace in South Asia

The Third R. K. Mishra Memorial Lecture was delivered by His Excellency Mr. Hamid Karzai, President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, on October 5, 2011 in New Delhi. Outlining his vision for a peaceful and stable South Asia, President Karzai stressed that all the regional players would have to work together towards achieving this goal. This is the text of the lecture and proceedings of the event.

Revitalising South-South partnerships in the SDG era
Apr 16, 2019

Revitalising South-South partnerships in the SDG era

India must be able to rise to the challenge of this partnership and provide meaningful help to its African members to attract impact funds for the Sou

Technology and Climate Change: Innovation and Partnerships for Transformational Change
Sep 13, 2023

Technology and Climate Change: Innovation and Partnerships for Transformational Change

The world is facing a climate-change challenge that requires nothing short of atechnological revolution to address. Yet the current patterns of technology development anddiffusions are not transformative enough; nor are they happening at a pace, rapid enough.Actions at multiple levels engaging different actors are needed to reduce emissions whilemeeting the developmental needs of the global south. This paper summarises the mostinnovative ideas sh

The promise and perils of Artificial Intelligence partnerships
Jun 23, 2021

The promise and perils of Artificial Intelligence partnerships

AI can be a force for good. It has emerged as one technology of particular importance because of its role as an accelerator, its versatility, and its wide applicability. But challenges include standards-setting, supply chain resilience, talent retention, and data policy

The Sustainability Thread in India’s Development Partnerships
Oct 04, 2021

The Sustainability Thread in India’s Development Partnerships

This brief analyses the alignment between India’s development partnerships since Independence, and sustainability goals. It conducts the examination using three phases of India’s development partnerships—i.e., Phase 1, 1947-1990; Phase 2, 1991-2008; and Phase 3, post-2008—and finds that the country’s development cooperation agenda has historically incorporated objectives of sustainable growth. This pattern would continue throughout the

Triangular Development Partnerships are the need of the hour
Nov 04, 2022

Triangular Development Partnerships are the need of the hour

Triangular partnerships can provide solutions to the most pressing challenges of today and play an important role in achieving the SDGs

Ushering a new era of development partnerships
Aug 15, 2023

Ushering a new era of development partnerships

As India completes 76 years of achieving independence, its emergence as a pivotal development partner has kickstarted a gradual revolution in global d

'Lighting up homes in villages': Will BharatNet live up to its promise?
Nov 18, 2021

'Lighting up homes in villages': Will BharatNet live up to its promise?

The world’s largest rural broadband project, BharatNet, has had multiple setbacks, but strategic partnerships with the private sector could help it

77th Independence Day: Assessing India–West Asia relations
Aug 14, 2023

77th Independence Day: Assessing India–West Asia relations

From partnerships formed in and around the Non-Aligned Movement to critical components such as energy security and diaspora, much has changed in India

A guidebook on Pacific diplomacy: India looks to the ‘Far East’
Jul 24, 2023

A guidebook on Pacific diplomacy: India looks to the ‘Far East’

Since his assumption to power in 2014, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been slowly stretching the arm of the country’s foreign policy into Pacific waters in furtherance of the ‘Act East’ policy. While India’s relationship with the Pacific island states (read, not Australia and New Zealand) is quite unestablished, Modi is attempting to set the foundations for prosperous future cooperation. In the form of a guidebook for India on Pa

A milestone in the journey to universal health care
Dec 08, 2023

A milestone in the journey to universal health care

Expanding investments, collaboration between departments, fostering public-private partnerships, and engaging the community are crucial for health care in India

A paradigm-defining contest with China
Jul 15, 2020

A paradigm-defining contest with China

As India redefines its priorities vis-a-vis China, its policymakers will have to be bolder in articulating the need for robust partnerships

A passage to inner Asia
Jul 06, 2015

A passage to inner Asia

The Central Asian states are looking for a larger and more independent Indian role in the region. In responding to Central Asia's quest to diversify its strategic partnerships, Modi must signal an important departure from the UPA government's approach to the region. He needs to have a long term strategy and plan.