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Discussion Paper 17 :
Lessons to Learn: An Analysis of the South China Sea Verdict and its Impact on Indian Border Conflicts

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Discussion Paper 16:
Exploring Sectors of Trade Cooperation in the BBIN Sub-Region

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Opinion Article 19 - India ASEAN Relations- On the Upswing by Ambassador Ashok Sajjanhar, President of Global Studies under CSIRD

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BIMSTEC Conference Report 2016

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The Centre for Studies in International Relations and Development (CSIRD) organised an international conference entitled BIMSTEC at 20: Agenda for 2017 and Beyond in collaboration with the Institute of Foreign Policy Studies (IFPS). CSIRD being the sole institution involved in sustained research on BIMSTEC and managing an independent BIMSTEC Network of Think Tanks (BNTT), is committed towards providing research based policy inputs to the BIMSTEC integration process.

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A high level delegation led by Mr Wang Yunshan, Director-General level Senior Advisor from the Department of Transport, Kunming visited CSIRD on August 19, 2016 to discuss ways to enhance transport cooperation between India and China. The discussions centered around the rationale for transport cooperation, alternative routes for road connectivity other than the BCIM route and the need for joint feasibility studies.

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Interactive Session with Scholars from China Centre for International Economic Exchanges, Beijing. Scholars from the China Centre for International Economic Exchanges, Beijing, visited CSIRD on 23.07.2016 for an academic interaction on issues related to deepening cooperation between India and China. The delegation was headed by Ms. Chen Wenling, Chief Economist of CCIEE.

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Opinion Article : Myanmar after the 2015 Election: Challenges Facing the New Administration

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Myanmar after the 2015 Election: Challenges Facing the New Administration, ~ by Dr. Amrita Dey under Centre for Studies in International Relations and Development (CSIRD)

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Opinion Article : Airport and Aviation Security in India

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Airport and Aviation Security in India: An Imperative, ~ by Abhishek Chapanerkar, Project Intern at Mantraya.org under Centre for Studies in International Relations and Development (CSIRD)

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Discussion Paper: Rise of ISIS and its implications on World Security

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Opinion Article: President Obama’s Last Months in Office

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President Obama’s Last Months in Office, July 2016 ~ by Tushita Saraf, under Centre for Studies in International Relations and Development (CSIRD).

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Opinion Article: Iran: India’s Pivot in Central Asia

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Iran: India’s Pivot in Central Asia, June 2016 ~ by Tushita Saraf, under Centre for Studies in International Relations and Development (CSIRD).

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Opinion Article: Engaging Iran

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Engaging Iran: Modi Visit to Iran, June 2016 ~ by Priya Singh, under Centre for Studies in International Relations and Development (CSIRD).

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Opinion Article: Democratic Transition in Myanmar within the Regional Balance of Strategy

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Democratic Transition in Myanmar within the Regional Balance of Strategyth December 2015 ~ by Dr. Binoda Kumar Mishra, under Centre for Studies in International Relations and Development (CSIRD).

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International Conference on "Reassessing BCIM in the Context of Geo-Economic Transformation in Asia"

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Venue: University of Calcutta, Alipore Campus (10th Floor)
Date: 30 Mar, 2016 , under China Centre, University of Calcutta, Centre for Studies in International Relations and Development (CSIRD) and Institute of Foreign Policy Studies (IFPS).

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International Conference on "BIMSTEC at 20: Agenda for 2017 and Beyond"

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Venue: The Park, Kolkata
Date: 28-29 Mar, 2016 , under Centre for Studies in International Relations and Development (CSIRD) and Institute of Foreign Policy Studies (IFPS).

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Opinion Article: Kolkata to Kabul Connect Highlighted by Sushma Swaraj at Islamabad

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Kolkata to Kabul Connect Highlighted by Sushma Swaraj at Islamabad, 10th December 2015 ~ by Dr. Arpita Basu Roy, under Centre for Studies in International Relations and Development (CSIRD).

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11th K2K Forum: Kolkata

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11th K2K Forum: Kolkata November 2015 ~ organised by Centre for Studies in International Relations and Development (CSIRD).

The Centre for Studies in International Relations and Development (CSIRD), Kolkata in collaboration with Institute of Foreign Policy Studies (IFPS), University of Calcutta and with the support of the Investments and Technology Promotion (ITP) Division, Ministry of External Affairs, organised the 11th K2K Forum (Kolkata to Kunming Forum) - a civilian initiative between India and China. CSIRD acts as the secretariat to this only civilian initiative between India and China that began in 2002 and aims at facilitating economic and cultural interaction between West Bengal and Yunnan. This year, the Forum was held in Kolkata during November 23-24, 2015. A high level delegation headed by H.E. Gao Shuxun, Senior Advisor (Vice Governor) to the People’s Government of Yunnan traveled to attend the 11th K2K Forum. As part of the Forum, a one day discussion on various aspects of sub-regional cooperation was held at Hyatt Regency on 24 November. Mr. K. Nagraj Naidu, Director, Investments & Technology Promotion Division, Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India was the special guest at the Forum. Prof Abhirup Sarkar, Member, West Bengal Development Council headed the Indian Delegation. The presence of Hon’ble Minister for Tourism, Government of West Bengal, Shri Bratya Basu, Hon’ble Mayor of Kolkata, Shri Sovan Chatterjee and senior bureaucrats like Shri Alapon Bandyopadhayay, Principal Secretary, Department of Transport greatly enhanced the significance and prestige of the Forum. Senior academics, bureaucrats and entrepreneurs were part of the delegations from both countries. The Kunming week was inaugurated at Hyatt Regency during the Forum. The Mayor of Kolkata and his team interacted with the delegation from Kunming Municipal government to promote the sister city relationship between Kolkata and Kunming. The interactions were followed by the signing of the Kolkata Declaration.

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Opinion Article: Pakistan's Neutrality on Yemen Crisis: A Domestic Compulsion

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Opinion Article: Pakistan's Neutrality on Yemen Crisis: A Domestic Compulsion 22nd August 2015 ~ by Ms. Angana Kotokey, under Centre for Studies in International Relations and Development (CSIRD).

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Opinion Article: Peace Talks with the Taliban: Progressing into Chaos

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Opinion Article: Peace Talks with the Taliban 10th August 2015 ~ by Ms. Anchita Borthakur, under Centre for Studies in International Relations and Development (CSIRD).

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Roundtable of BIMSTEC Network of Think-Tanks

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Venue & Date: University of Calcutta, Alipur Campus, Kolkata on 28th March 2015 ~ Organized by Centre for Studies in International Relations and Development (CSIRD) and BNTT in Collaboration with CUTS International Public Policy Centre (CIPPolC) and Institute of Foreign Policy Studies (IFPS).

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BIMSTEC Regional Cooperation

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Venue & Date: Metropolis Inn, Kolkata on 03rd December 2014 ~ Organized by Centre for Studies in International Relations and Development (CSIRD) and BNTT

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10th K2K Forum, Kunming, China

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Venue & Date: Kunming, China on 25th – 26th November 2014 ~ jointly Organized by China and Centre for Studies in International Relations and Development (CSIRD)

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Curtain Raiser on BIMSTEC

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The BIMSTEC Summit is scheduled to be held in Yangon later this year. CSIRD in collaboration with Institute of Foreign Policy Studies, University of Calcutta organised a Curtain Raiser on BIMSTEC in Yangon on 15th May 2013.

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