U.S. President Barack Obama will visit India as the chief guest for the Republic day celebration on 26 January and for a bilateral summit with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. M.D. Nalapat, Director of Geopolitics at Manipal University, outlines the key deliverables from both India and the U.S. to ensure that the summit is a success.
Ambassador R. Viswanathan, Distinguished Fellow, Latin America Studies Programme, Gateway House, identifies the overarching trend in all the 2014 elections in South America and what they mean for the region going forward.
Ambassador Navdeep Suri explains why its ever-more important for diplomats and governments to be present and active on social media, as terrorist organisations such as the Islamic State use the digital media to disseminate their propaganda.
What has been the change in perception of India with the coming of the center-right government under Narendra Modi. Ambassador Viswanathan, Distinguished Fellow, Latin American Studies provides the 2015 expectations with special reference to Latin America
Rajni Bakshi, Gandhi Peace Fellow, Gateway House, sits down with Milan Vaishnav, Associate, South Asia Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, to discuss how U.S.-India relations have progressed since PM Modi took office and what to expect during President Obama's visit to India as the chief guest for Republic Day.
Diplomats and world leaders across the world are increasing their presence on social media platforms—more than 68% of world leaders are now on social media. However, the private nature and protocol of diplomacy means there are certain constraints that diplomats face. Ambassador Navdeep Suri outlines what some of these constraints are and how they may inhibit diplomats from using public platforms to speak freely
Digital tools can be used by governments and diplomats to help mitigate crises.. Ambassador Navdeep Suri explains how India used social media to evacuate Indian citizens during the Libyan civil war in 2011.
Digital diplomacy is widely understood to be the use of digital communication tools(social media) by diplomats, but as newer technologies emerge Gokhan Yucel explains why the definition is expanding
The 18th SAARC Summit begins exactly six months to the day of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony and nearly all the SAARC leaders were in attendance. Neelam Deo, Director, Gateway House, comments on PM Modi's 'neighbourhood first' policy and his role in reinvigorating the grouping.
Infrastructure connectivity, which was the buzzword at the APEC Summit in Beijing and the East Asia Summit in Myanmar, was also an important feature on the agenda at the 18th SAARC Summit in Nepal. Ambassador Neelam Deo, Director, Gateway House, analyses how connectivity can be a driver of change in South Asia.