If China has given up on multipolarity because it is seeking its unipolar dream, it is up to India and the EU – including Germany – to work in ways that ensure that the world remains multipolar.
Join us as we host Sandeep Chakravorty, joint secretary (Europe West) at the Ministry of External Affairs, and Gunnar Wiegand, managing director for Asia and the Pacific at the European External Action Service, as they discuss building a reformed multilateralism in an emerging multipolar world.
We are delighted to host a fireside conversation between S. Jaishankar, external affairs minister of India, and Augusto Santos Silva, minister of state and foreign affairs of Portugal, to discuss the future of collaboration between India and the European Union (EU).
Anatol Lieven and Rudra Chaudhuri join Srinath Raghavan to analyze the implications of the recent intra-Afghan negotiations. Are the negotiating parties well-poised towards building a peace deal? How has South Asia been involved in this arduous process?
Two weeks after the Indian government banned the use of 59 Chinese applications, the United Kingdom also reversed its policy on Huawei’s operations in the country. As international pressure grows to contain China’s aggressive global posturing, what impact will this have on the future of 5G?
The ongoing contention between Mauritius and the UK over the sovereignty of the Diego Garcia presents a difficult challenge for Indian policymakers.
The coronavirus pandemic coupled with a fragmented multipolar world has led to widespread disruptions in global trade and investment. Can India and the EU leverage their strong economic and security ties to deal with the evolving geo-political consequences of the pandemic?
With contributors from various Central Asian nations and beyond, this issue of Seminar provides a selection of perspectives about the past, present, and future trajectory of Central Asia, and the growing role of external actors, particularly India, China, Russia, and the EU in this evolving and dynamic space.
Europe’s huge stakes in the economic stability of Asia, the sea lines of communication connecting Europe and Asia through the Indo-Pacific, and threat of U.S. retrenchment may force Europe to reconsider its role in Asia. Asia needs a robust European contribution to connectivity and security.
Emerging economies like India that are considering data protection regulations need to carefully evaluate the direct and indirect costs of such laws.