Renewable Energy & Environmental Governance: Creating a Sustainable Pakistan

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Zeeshan A. Shah

Most emerging nations carry additional environmental challenges, battling with the food, water and energy crisis also.

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Will India Mar China? – The Indian Economy in Modi’s Time – Part Four

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Ratnesh Dwivedi 

Christine Lagarde of the International Monetary Fund is one of many who believes that under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, India has improved rapidly and is on the right track. International recognition is one aspect but what are the challenges in India becoming a powerhouse while China sees a recession. Ratnesh Dwivedi spoke to four experts. Last in the series is his interaction with Sheshadri Chari.

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Will India Mar China? – The Indian Economy in Modi’s Time – Part Two

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Ratnesh Dwivedi

Christine Lagarde of the International Monetary Fund is one of many who believes that under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, India has improved rapidly and is on the right track. International recognition is one aspect but what are the challenges in India becoming a powerhouse while China sees a recession. Ratnesh Dwivedi spoke to four experts. Second in the series is his interaction with Sudhanshu Mittal.

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Please don’t call me ‘Third World’

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Joe Khamisi 

I get furiously disgusted when I hear people using the term “Third World” in reference to poor, less developed countries like mine. This is a term peddled loosely by toms, dicks, and harrys in the so-called “developed” countries to despise, insult, and degrade young nations in Africa, Asia, and Latin America, that are struggling to catch up with today’s high-tech world.

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Can improved relations between China and India bring change in the coming days?

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Ratnesh Dwivedi 

China and India are the two largest and fastest growing economies, not only in Asia, but in the world. These two countries share disputes on borders from 1962 but are not able to overcommit,yet their bilateral ties help them both in growth and solving their global issues.

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Pakistan’s permanent membership in the SCO: Dreams of prosperity

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Nasurullah Brohi

With permanent membership in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), Pakistan has successfully achieved a platform of benign partnership with developed and immensely rich co-member states that will help in addressing its economic, security and social issues.

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The Fight Against Modern Slavery

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Belinda GoldsmithAstrid Zweynert and Alex Whiting

Nearly 46 million people around the world are living as slaves, forced to work in factories, mines and farms, sold for sex, trapped in debt bondage or born into servitude, according to the third Global Slavery Index released today.

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Interview with Anant Mishra

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Michael Organ interviews Anant Mishra, human rights and political commentator, prolific author and former youth representative to the United Nations.

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Inside the Mind of Vladimir Putin

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Cynthia M. Lardner

 

Introduction

 

The Russian Federation, when examined as the antagonist, views itself as having been left disconnected from post-World War Two Europe. Russia believes itself to be irrevocably tied to Europe dating back to the Byzantine Era. When the Cold War ended Russia expected to be accepted by the West. This never fully materialized, leaving Russian President Vladimir Putin feeling dismembered.

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Zimbabwean women to benefit from 3rd World Women Conference of Women’s Shelters

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Mathew Masinge

On request of the Global Network of Women’s Shelters (GNWS), the Dutch Foundation of Women’s Shelters and its partners organised the 3rd World Conference of Women’s Shelters from 3-6 November 2015 in The Hague, The Netherlands.

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Hard Truth with Anant Mishra: Understanding the need to reform the United Nations Security Council

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Anant Mishra

Introduction

“We need a reform of the Security Council. It must be perceived as truly representative of all 193 member states, to uphold the credibility and legitimacy of the UN as the main political arena” – Anna Lindh (former Foreign Minister of Sweden and former Chairman at the Council of the European Union).

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Youth unemployment in the world today

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Anant Mishra

Problem statement

With alarming rates of decline in economic progress in most previously prominent and currently developing nations being witnessed today, unemployment rates in general have reached an all time high. The rate of youths being unemployed though has skyrocketed to a frightening level for policy makers all over the globe.

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CONSTRUCTION OF THE ASIAN BANK IN CHINA IS A THREAT FOR HEGEMONIC POWERS

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Muhammad Waqas Awan

China has inaugurated the new Asian Bank with an investment of 50 billion dollars. Almost 50 countries have signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the aim of boosting infrastructure investment.

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JAPAN’S ‘CONSUMPTIVE’ ECONOMY

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Anant Mishra

It is taking a great deal of effort for the Prime Minister to keep his nerve over the Consumption Tax, but the question is for how long?

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THE PROTECTION OF ORPHANS AND VULNERABLE CHILDREN

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Anant Mishra

Around the world, hundreds of thousands of lives, societies, and economies have been devastated by the HIV/AIDS pandemic. When disease strikes, children are one of the most vulnerable.

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