By most accounts, Prime Minister Modi’s government has notched up a good year in the foreign policy realm, with Modi himself being the principal planner and implementer of the most significant initiatives.

Jul 02, 2015
WPS Sidhu
South Asia, India
South Asia

India has a unique opportunity to leverage its peacekeeping credentials and even strengthen its case for UNSC reforms.

Jun 21, 2015
WPS Sidhu
South Asia, India

Hosted by NYU CIC, Saferworld, and the Observer Research Foundation

India has been active in information and framing the post-2015 development agenda, in particular emphasizing the need to maintain a strong focus on eradicating extreme poverty and the importance of clarity regarding the mans of implementation if the new global development agenda is to be legitimate and effective.

May 15, 2015
South Asia, India

Hosted by The Century Foundation with remarks from CIC's Barnett Rubin

May 14, 2015
Barnett Rubin
South Asia, Afghanistan, India, Pakistan
Pakistan, South Asia

Richard Gowan and Jim Traub were both in a panel on India's "NewsHour", talking about UNSC reform.  Watch the full video below.

Sep 26, 2014
Richard Gowan, James Traub
South Asia, India

Buried under the din of the changing electoral climate, India took an important step in its fight against climate change this summer. The 'Expert Group on Low Carbon Strategies for Inclusive Growth' submitted a report laying out the roadmap for India to take on climate change proactively. Given the renewed interest in the so-called "environment vs growth" debate, this is of particular significance.

Jun 30, 2014
Varad Pande
South Asia, India
India

WPS Sidhu, Pratap Bhanu Mehta, Bruce Jones and 19 other scholars, have put together a compelling document that lays thread bare the searching questions of policy makers in New Delhi.

Jun 12, 2014
WPS Sidhu, Bruce Jones
South Asia, India

Dear Prime Minister,

“Now would be a good time to review and overhaul your UN policies – if only to make space for more pressing priorities.”

Read the full Memo to to the Prime Minister in Pragati

May 09, 2014
Richard Gowan

Having taken a central role in the UN’s efforts to save lives in South Sudan, India should encourage an open debate – domestically and internationally.

Read the full Pragati article here

Jan 17, 2014
Richard Gowan
Horn of Africa, South Asia, India

As India moves toward its seventh decade of independence, it faces a defining period. As the world’s biggest democracy with an economy among the world’s ten largest, India’s status as a re-emerging global power is now not just recognised but increasingly institutionalised: a seat in the G-20, increasing clout in international financial institutions, growing acceptance as a nuclear-armed state, and impressive peacekeeping credentials under the United Nations.

Sep 12, 2013
Bruce Jones, WPS Sidhu
South Asia, India