A Letter From Mumbai

A Letter From Mumbai

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Weekly Briefing

Volume V, Issue 38: Thursday, 22nd September, 2016


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Gateway House Features and Blogs

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In the aftermath of the terrorist attack on the Indian Army brigade headquarters in the town of Uri, Jammu and Kashmir, Gateway House has compiled potential policy options for India.
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By Sameer Patil, Fellow, National Security, Ethnic Conflict, and Terrorism Studies, Gateway House

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In a paper submitted to the Degrowth Conference, Budapest, held from August 30 to September 3, 2016, Rajni Bakshi argued that there is much to learn from India’s traditional water systems in preparation for the oncoming global water scarcity crisis. Her full paper is now available to read on the Gateway House website.
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By Rajni Bakshi, Gandhi Peace Fellow, Gateway House


The IMF warned at the G20 Summit, held last week-end, that the world economy was growing “too slow for too long” and the G20, as a group, needed to provide some clear answers. What did the Chinese G20 presidency achieve? And what will Germany have to look at in 2017?
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By Claudia Schmucker, Head of Globalisation and World Economy Programme, German Council on Foreign Relations, Berlin

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Nepalese Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal’s visit to India this week is his first foreign visit since assuming office this year. While this will further stimulate India-Nepal relations, China-Nepal economic cooperation has been rising significantly in recent years. To capture the extent of this cooperation, Gateway House has tracked China’s investment in Nepal from 2005-16 and analysed the implications for India.
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By Rajiv Bhatia, Joost Van Deutekom, Lina Lee, Kunal Kulkarni, and Bishal Nyoupane

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India’s goal of establishing arbitration centres for BRICS nations will not be possible without a holistic assessment of its arbitration policy.
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By Kunal Kulkarni, Senior Researcher, Gateway House

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Gateway House founders shortlisted for Woman Transforming India

NITI Aayog, in partnership with MyGov and the United Nations in India, launched the first-ever ‘Women Transforming India’. We are proud to share that our co-founders, Manjeet Kripalani and Neelam Deo were shortlisted in the top 25 in this contest.


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The Gateway House Podcast

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This week in our special mini-series on the U.S. Elections and its foreign policy implications, Ambassador Neelam Deo discusses how trade, and megatrade deals such as the TPP in particular, have become a political tool as Trump and Clinton propose vastly differing programmes for trade policy.

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From August 9 to 14, people from civil society, NGOs and social movements from around the world gathered to discuss and promote alternate ways of growth and development at the World Social Forum in Montreal. Rajni Bakshi, Gandhi Peace fellow, Gateway House, explains what the forum is and why there is such a need for it today.

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Gateway House Events

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On September 20, 2016, Gateway House, in collaboration with the Ladies’ Wing of the Indian Merchants’ Chamber hosted a panel discussion entitled ‘Digital Equity: Connecting cities and citizens’.

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