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Ruchita Beri

Ruchita Beri is Senior Research Associate at the Institute for Defence Studies and Analysis, New Delhi. Click here for detail profile.

India and Africa: Common Security Challenges for the Next Decade

2016
India and Africa: Common Security Challenges for the Next Decade

Publisher: Pentagon Press
ISBN 978-81-8274-860-6
Price: Rs. 595

Over the coming decade, converging global security challenges will necessitate combined efforts by states to manage threats and maximise opportunities. Among the most significant challenges that India and Africa will face in paricular, are reforms in global governance institutions, maritime security threats in the Indian Ocean, energy insecurity and the rise of extremism and terrorism. This volume combines Indian and African perspectives with regard to the common security challenges they are likely to face in the foreseeable future.

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Strengthening Ties with Africa

July 05, 2016

As Modi speeds up engagement with African countries, there is an important challenge that he faces within the country, namely, making African nationals feel welcome in India.

India’s Entry into NSG: Why is South Africa holding out?

June 15, 2016
India’s Entry into NSG: Why is South Africa holding out?

Has South Africa buckled under Chinese pressure to oppose India’s membership in the NSG? While this cannot yet be confirmed, there are strong indicators that it could be a possibility.

3rd India Africa Forum Summit: Rejuvenating Relations

October 29, 2015
3rd India Africa Forum Summit: Rejuvenating Relations

Touted as the most spectacular diplomatic exercise hosted by India since the 1983 Non Aligned Movement (NAM) summit, this meeting provides opportunity for India to rejuvenate relations with the continent.

India: Providing for Peace in Africa

October 26, 2015

Senior Research Associate, IDSA, Ms Ruchita Beri’s article titled ‘India: Providing for peace in Africa’ was posted on the Ministry for External Affairs’ website on October 26, 2015.

United Nations Security Council Reform: Perspectives and Prospects

2014
United Nations Security Council Reform: Perspectives and Prospects

Over the years, the world has changed in fundamental ways. We are witnessing a resurgence of Asia, Africa and Latin America. Growth and development have not only made the countries more interdependent, but new and increasingly complex challenges have also arisen. For multilateralism to remain relevant and effective in today's world, multilateral institutions must adapt and reform to reflect contemporary geo-political realities. It is in this context that the expansion of the UN Security Council is of significance.

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