Gateway House speaks to Ujal Bhatia, Member, Appellate Body, World Trade Organisation, on the importance of economic diplomacy; India’s assertiveness during trade negotiations; the role of Indian business in the negotiation processes; the relevance of SAFTA; and on ways to boost intra-SAARC trade.
Senior Researcher, Gateway House
Karan Pradhan is a Senior Researcher at Gateway House: Indian Council on Global Relations. He has a Master of Arts degree in International Relations from the University of Warwick and a Bachelors degree in Mass Media with a specialisation in Journalism from Wilson College, Mumbai. Previously, he worked as a reporter and features writer at The Asian Age, covering a variety of beats including the civic beat and music. He has also worked on a number of books on organised crime in Mumbai including Mafia Queens of Mumbai and Dongri to Dubai: Six Decades of the Mumbai Mafia with the author S. Hussain Zaidi.
As India looks towards Africa to expand its economic ties, it faces a number of challenges - both policy and commercial. Gateway House interviews Kapil Kapoor, Director of Strategy at the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), to discuss new strategies for trade and investment in African countries
The Depsang incursion had the potential to stifle economic and cultural relations between India and China. Gateway House interviews Dr. Liu Youfa, Consul General, People’s Republic of China, to discuss the bilateral mechanisms that the two countries can build on and their role in a globalising world.