Global Developments and Analysis: Weekly Monitor (18-24 September)


Global growth forecast slashed
Growth in the global economy will remain anemic as rising interest rates squeeze business activity, while China's recovery from the pandemic has proved weaker than expected, the Organiza....

Africa Now - Weekly Newsletter (Week 39, 2023)

Welcome to Africa Now, your weekly newsletter for Africa, presenting the most important developments in the continent - news that matters.


India’s G20 Presidency was a tribute to India-Africa Friendship

Neighborhood News Digest – 29 September 2023

UN Deputy Secretary-General calls for putting pressure on Taliban to ensure women’s rights in Afghanistan - Telangana Today
UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed has called for putting pressure on the Tali....

United Nations in a World of Crises

The 78th session of the United Nations opened amidst a deepening sense of crisis. The UN Secretary-General said that the ‘world is becoming unhinged.’ [1] The UNGA President ....

Neighborhood News Digest – 28 September 2023


UN to declare gender apartheid as mental health of Afghan women worsens – Business Standard
The UN's most powerful body must support governments seeking to legally declare the intensifying crackdown by Afghanista....

A talk on “National Security Planning in India” by Dr Arvind Gupta, Director VIF to 63rd NDC Course on Tuesday, 26 Sep 2023

Talking Points
National Security Planning in India
  1. Post Covid, Post Ukraine, the world is in a transition. The transitional phase brings a change in the balance of power in the world and also the rise of new players. A....

The IMEC Way

On the sidelines of G20 leaders of India, USA, Saudi Arabia, UAE, France, Italy, Germany and EU announced a new maritime and overland connectivity corridor between Asia and Europe i.e. India, Middle East Europe Economic Corridor (IMEC). Recently, som....

The India Middle-East Europe Economic Corridor (IMEC): Reviving Prosperity; the Mauryan, Chola Connect

The India Middle-East Europe Economic Corridor (IMEC) which was announced at the G20 Leaders Event on the Partnership for Global Infrastructure and Investment on 9th September will have a profound global effect on the 21st ce....

Bihana Didi: The Third Indian Scientist to Receive Norman Borlaug Award

As the industrial and service sectors have overgrown, agriculture’s share of the Indian economy has steadily decreased to less than 15%. However, the importance of agriculture in India’s economic and social fabric goes much beyond the boundaries ....

Neighborhood News Digest – 27 September 2023


Afghanistan Currency Is World's Best-Performing Currency This Quarter: Report – NDTV
The currency of Taliban-controlled Afghanistan has emerged as the best-performing currency in the world this quarter, according....

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