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Enhancing Investments between India and the European Union

The Case of Bilateral Investments between India and Germany

In recent years, there has been an increase in the number of RTAs and/or FTA. Almost all major member countries of the WTO have notified participation in at least one RTA and some members are signatories of over 20 trade pacts. Between 1948 and 1994, the GATT received 124 notifications of RTAs (related to trade in goods. The WTO allows its member countries to enter into RTAs through which they can trade among themselves using preferential tariffs and opt for easier market access conditions. Over the years, there has been an increase in the amount of global trade through the RTA route. more…

May 22, 2014

Joint Staff Development Programme (JSDP)

Preparatory Meeting

The Preparatory Meeting of the 31st JSDP Meeting was held in New Delhi on 25th. April 2014. more…

Event Reports | April 25, 2014

Environmental Federalism in India

Forests and Compensatory Afforestation

Environmental federalism is the study of shared role of national and subnational units of government in managing the environment and issues therein. It relates to the proper assignment of roles and responsibilities to the different tiers of government. more…

April 1, 2014

Study on Indian Regional Parties

In cooperation with the Centre for Public Affairs (CPA), the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung published a study on Indian Regional Parties. The publication shall give an overview on selected political parties to election observers in India and abroad as well as representatives from science, diplomacy and international NGOs. more…

April 1, 2014

Family and Career belong together!!

The compatibility of family and career is an important political topic in the Federal Republic of Germany since many years. A scientifically sound and convincing analysis of the influencing factors is – so far – desideratum in research. With her dissertation on the coherencies of successful careers and a happy family life, KAS scholarship holder Shalaka Sharad Shah made an important contribution to the solution to a key question. more…

April 1, 2014