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Volume V, Issue 50: Thursday, 15th December, 2016

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“We are delighted to announce the second edition of the Gateway of India Geoeconomic Dialogue supported by the Ministry of External Affairs. We look forward to welcoming great minds from global politics and business to Mumbai to debate the role of corporations in India’s expanding global engagement.” Neelam Deo, Director, and Manjeet Kripalani, Executive Director, Gateway House

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Gateway House Features

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In the last seven decades since independence, successive prime ministers have ushered in changes in India’s foreign policy in response to shifting global geopolitical dynamics, aggregating transformation in bilateral relations. This overview places the past against the changes being brought in by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a more forceful foreign policy practitioner than his predecessors
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By Neelam Deo, Director, Gateway House

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The inaugural The Gateway of India Dialogue was held on 13-14 June, 2016 and saw participation by several esteemed members of the Indian and international diplomatic and business communities, including representation by the Indian government.

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India imports 80% of its oil and 80% of the imports are from vulnerable regions. This high-cost, high-risk approach is not sustainable, and the current low price of oil offers India an opportunity to secure its long-term energy needs by taking three concurrent steps: diversifying supply sources, investing in oil fields, and using financial instruments
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By Amit Bhandari, Fellow, Energy & Environment Studies, Kunal Kulkarni, Senior Researcher, Gateway House

healthcare in africa article

New Delhi now has the capacity to move beyond the basics of economic diplomacy by using the strengths of India’s private sector in healthcare. Africa would welcome such an initiative, which will improve the health and development capabilities of African countries. This will also serve India’s geopolitical objectives and can precede a similar healthcare rollout to other regions
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By David Rasquinha, Deputy Managing Director, Export-Import Bank of India.

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Rex Tillerson, Chairman and CEO of ExxonMobil and Donald Trump’s pick as U.S. Secretary of State, has had a long and fruitful working relationship with Russia. His experience could lubricate US-Russia relations, a development that can only benefit energy buyers like India
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By Amit Bhandari, Fellow, Energy & Environment Studies, Gateway House

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Gateway House Events

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Structured addresses were given by Admiral Chopra, Distinguished Fellow, International Security and Maritime Studies and Aditya Phatak, Senior Researcher, Gateway House at Guangdong University, as part of the Mumbai think tank delegation to China.
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Akshay Mathur, Director of Research and Analysis, and Fellow, Geoeconomics Studies discussed issues of economic cooperation at the India-China Think-Tanks Forum in Delhi.
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Sameer Patil, Fellow, National Security, Ethnic Conflict and Terrorism Studies, Gateway House spoke at a training programme organized by the National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS) and the Department of Science Technology (DST), Government of India.
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