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Indian economist Jayati Ghosh named by UN to high-level advisory board on multilateralism
World

Indian economist Jayati Ghosh named by UN to high-level advisory board on multilateralism

Ghosh has been named to the 12-member board, which will be supported in its work by the Centre for Policy Research of the United Nations University in close coordination with the Executive Office of the Secretary-General

BCIM 2019: Bangladesh, China, India and Myanmar agree to uphold multilateralism, free trade at 13th meeting of forum
World

BCIM 2019: Bangladesh, China, India and Myanmar agree to uphold multilateralism, free trade at 13th meeting of forum

Bangladesh, China, India and Myanmar (BCIM) on Thursday called for upholding multilateralism and free trade in the 13th BCIM meet, which is held in China. The parties asserted that comprehensive connectivity in rail, roads, waterways, aviation, energy and the digital sector will greatly enhance competitiveness. The 14th meeting of BMIC is scheduled to take place in India.

G20 summit: Amid escalating US-China trade war, 'reformed multilateralism' likely to be top agenda for Narendra Modi
India

G20 summit: Amid escalating US-China trade war, 'reformed multilateralism' likely to be top agenda for Narendra Modi

India wants to use the G20 opportunity to thrash out a way forward in the nature of true multilateralism, instead of unilateral threats issued from the ramparts of White House

BRICS Summit 2018: Investors to track communiqué from Johannesburg as leaders get down to business
Business

BRICS Summit 2018: Investors to track communiqué from Johannesburg as leaders get down to business

Over the past decade, member nations of the BRICS grouping have had to grit their teeth and paddle through some rough patches.

China backs Iran nuclear deal despite United States withdrawal, describes it as 'an important outcome of multilateralism'
World

China backs Iran nuclear deal despite United States withdrawal, describes it as 'an important outcome of multilateralism'

Chinese leader Xi Jinping called for Iran nuclear deal to be firmly implemented as he met the country's president following the US withdrawal from the pact.

BRICS Summit 2018: Foreign ministers oppose 'new wave protectionism', US decision to impose tariffs on its allies
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BRICS Summit 2018: Foreign ministers oppose 'new wave protectionism', US decision to impose tariffs on its allies

The Foreign Affairs Minister of the BRICS nations agreed that they respected WTO's multilateral trading system and opposed Trump's decision to slap tariffs on its allies.

World Economic Forum: In Davos, European leaders to push back against Donald Trump's 'America First' message
World

World Economic Forum: In Davos, European leaders to push back against Donald Trump's 'America First' message

European leaders will be out in force at the World Economic Forum in Davos this week to defend multilateralism before US president Donald Trump arrives to deliver his “America First” message

Suresh Prabhu says India 'stood firm' on fundamental principles at WTO's 11th ministerial meeting
Politics

Suresh Prabhu says India 'stood firm' on fundamental principles at WTO's 11th ministerial meeting

India stood firm on basic principles of multilateralism at the WTO's ministerial meeting last month in Argentina and would continue to work with other members to promote rule-based global trade, Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu said

India takes potshots at Donald Trump administration at Geneva, says nationalist politics hurt multilateralism
India

India takes potshots at Donald Trump administration at Geneva, says nationalist politics hurt multilateralism

Inward-looking policies of countries is killing multilateralism, New Delhi said in Geneva, adding that growing trade protectionism is also a matter of concern

United Nations lauds India's commitment to peacekeeping, calls it 'amazing contribution to world peace'
World

United Nations lauds India's commitment to peacekeeping, calls it 'amazing contribution to world peace'

India has shown a strong commitment to multilateralism through its engagement in peacekeeping, UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres said, as he honoured those who died in the line of duty

Retreating US, engaging China and rising India will mark the new world order
World

Retreating US, engaging China and rising India will mark the new world order

China’s engagement with the world inevitably suggests that Beijing is stepping out from keeping a low profile to striving for achievement

Lessons from Raisina Dialogue: In a multipolar world, is India truly ready to be a pole?
India

Lessons from Raisina Dialogue: In a multipolar world, is India truly ready to be a pole?

The second edition of the Raisina Dialogue (held from the 17 to 19 January) tackled the theme of ‘The New Normal: Multilateralism with Multipolarity’.

PM Narendra Modi, Raisina: 'Growth of India, China unprecedented opportunity for both'
India

PM Narendra Modi, Raisina: 'Growth of India, China unprecedented opportunity for both'

Following the successful organisation of Raisina Dialogue in March last year, the Ministry of External Affairs, in partnership with Observer Research Foundation, is organising the 2nd Edition of 'Raisina Dialogue' with the theme 'The New Normal: Multilateralism with Multi-Polarity' from 17 - 19 January, MEA announced Saturday.