This publication features articles from leading policymakers, administrators, technical experts, journalists and members of civil society working in India’s tuberculosis (TB) landscape. It outlines the multifaceted nature of the TB epidemic, its impact on communities, learnings from global successes and the way forward towards tackling the disease successfully.
This publication provides information on key urban challenges facing India, and directions the country could take to absorb and manage future growth. Five aspects responsible for achieving sustainable urbanisation are reviewed: Urban population trends, implementation of master plans, housing for the urban poor, solid waste management and the need for smart cities.
Edited by Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan and Arka Biswas, this volume from the Observer Research Foundation and Global Policy consists of nine chapters that deal with various aspects of the Iranian nuclear agreement reached on 2 April 2015.
The fourth publication in the GP-ORF series, the CyFy Journal Digital Debates 2015, features papers from practitioners of cyber security and internet governance across the world, who explore the implications of a changing digital arena.
The essays in this joint publication from Global Policy and the Observer Researh Foundation illuminate the way forward for climate financing, technology transfer and green growth, providing an invaluable read to politicians, researchers and students of India’s climate diplomacy.
This edited volume describes various impediments to democracy at the regional, national and local level, and offers ideas for successfully promoting democracy to achieve the fundamental goal of creating a better and peaceful world
This volume, edited by Vikrom Mathur and Ritika Passi, unpacks the tensions inherent in various interpretations of sustainable development by eliciting debates given varied value systems and national interests; offers a framework through which to localise global goals like the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs); focuses on 10 SDGs that are India’s primary concerns; and ends with an evaluation
This publication brings to focus India’s policy towards its immediate and extended neighbourhood—South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) members, Iran, China and Myanmar—under Modi thus far.
The world is witnessing two parallel sets of conversations on digital policy. One is largely focused on translating rights from the offline world to the online world. The other attempts to negotiate the very nature of, and need for, these rights. The real challenge therefore lies in creating both a public sphere and a digital public sphere that attends to the integrity of both conversations.
Edited by K. Yhome and Rajeev Ranjan Chaturvedy, this volume looks at four specific proposed and/or planned projects of trans-regional economic corridors connecting South Asia and Southeast Asia, and through them to other regions.
Urbanisation creates as many opportunities for societies as it does a gamut of challenges. Globally, more and more nations are pondering the concept of a ‘smart city,’ and examining the suitability of applying so-called smart solutions to the multifaceted problems of cities.
As the BRICS grouping nears a decade of existence, this GP-ORF volume offers commentary from pre-eminent scholars and emerging next-generation researchers on measures that can separate and insulate the group from the vagaries of international discord.
This publication aims to build knowledge of the best ways to utilise land through spatial planning on a broader scale, i.e., district or region. It comprises twelve chapters written by Indian scholars and professionals, who describe the role regional spatial planning can play in overcoming India’s social, economic, environmental, and infrastructure challenges.
Edited by Maya Mirchandani, Shoba Suri and Laetitia Bruce Warjri, this series of articles and essays paint a wide, anthropological canvas that delves into the impact of the novel coronavirus on geopolitics, world trade, public health and policy, and socio-economic interactions.