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Global Trendometer – Essays on medium- and long-term global trends – July 2018

The EU faces challenges from both outside and within its borders. Most of these are the symptoms of big underlying trends, and handling them requires foresight. The annual Global Trendometer aims to provide such foresight for decision-makers in the EU, by analysing the changes in these long-term trends. Continue reading

India: Economic indicators and trade with EU

Written by Giulio Sabbati (EPRS), In cooperation with Olga Griaznova (from GlobalStat | EUI), Updated on 4.10.2019 At the beginning of the century, the EU and India were growing exactly at the same path: how about today? Who is the main trade partner of India: China or the EU? And would you ever think that … Continue reading

India’s economy – Figures and perceptions

Written by Enrico D’Ambrogio, India has recently overtaken China as the world’s fastest growing economy. The country has benefited from falling oil prices and from an increase in foreign direct investment, due to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s policies, with the most visible tools branded schemes such as ‘Make in India’. However, perceptions of real growth and … Continue reading

Cyber diplomacy: EU dialogue with third countries

Written by Patryk Pawlak. Graphics by Christian Dietrich The current global debates about the role of governments in internet governance and the application of international law in cyberspace will have significant impact on the future of the internet. With a view to shaping their outcome, the EU is focusing on a number of priority areas: … Continue reading

‘Make in India’ for more ‘made in India’

Written by Enrico D’Ambrogio Doing business in India today is much more difficult than elsewhere, but the government wants to change this. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched the ‘Make in India’ initiative to attract investors and make India a global manufacturing hub. The launch ‘Goodbye red tape, hello red carpet’ read one of the … Continue reading

India: the biggest democracy in the world

Written by Enrico D’Ambrogio With 1 267 million inhabitants, of which 834 million can vote, India is the largest democracy in the world. Despite India’s linguistic and religious diversity, the 2014 general elections have given the newly elected Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, a strong mandate. Since coming into office, Modi has reinforced his focus on the … Continue reading

Controversial issues in EU-India trade: Disputes at WTO level

Despite long-running negotiations, there appears little prospect that the EU-India Bilateral Trade and Investment Agreement will be signed in 2014, as the differences between the two have turned out even more challenging than initially expected. Negotiations began in 2007, hoping to link the world’s largest single market with one of the fastest growing economies in a mutually complimentary … Continue reading

Analysis of EU-India trade

Negotiations on a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between the EU and India – two of the world’s four largest economies, with more than 1.7 billion people altogether – were launched in June 2007 and continue today. This paper aims to show levels of trade between the two. It looks at the trade in goods from … Continue reading

Higher education in Asia

As stated in the UN International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights of 3 January 1976, Article 13c, higher education shall be made equally accessible to all, on the basis of capacity, by every appropriate means, and in particular by the progressive introduction of free education. According to the World Bank, universities are a … Continue reading

Le conflit du Cachemire: Après la reprise du dialogue indo-pakistanais

Héritage de la décolonisation, le différend opposant le Pakistan et l’Inde sur la question du Cachemire revient régulièrement dans l’attention de la communauté internationale, avec la recrudescence cyclique de la violence. Les enjeux géopolitiques sont nombreux et complexes. Le dialogue indo-pakistanais, sous la forme “du dialogue composite” structuré en plusieurs volets de négociations, a repris … Continue reading

The situation of women and gender-specific violence in India

The gang rape and murder of a young woman in Delhi in December 2012 triggered mass protests and a worldwide debate about violence against women in India. Some laws are insufficient, but most commentators agree that the lack of security for women is mainly down to failure to punish rapists and other perpetrators of violence. … Continue reading

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