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India/Latin America

India and Latin America In the multipolar context

The global transition, which is the result of the collapse of the Soviet bloc and the crisis of the USA’s unipolarism has changed the situation and favoured the meeting of India with Latin America. In particular, India, in the years following the cold war, changed its approach by designing its own foreign policy in terms…

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India’ s economic access in Latin America

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi, traveled to Fortaleza, Brazil for the 6th BRICS summit hosted by Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, just two months after assuming office in May 2014. Modi used this opportunity to meet several Latin American heads of state and pledge greater Indian engagement with the region. Increased Indian cooperation with Latin America…

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Relations between India and Brazil

The relationship between India Brazil can be seen at all three levels: bilateral, plurilateral in forums such as IBSA, BRICS, BASIC, G-20, G-4 and in the larger multilateral arena such as the UN, WTO, UNESCO, WIPO. In the last decade, bilateral relations between India and Brazil have been strong under the leadership of former Brazilian…

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India and Latin America, a new partnership

The Indian foreign policy undertaken after the independence (1947), being influenced to a large extent by the ideals of Gandhian philosophy, according to which morality plays a more important role than strength. It was based on the fundamental principles of the swaraj (self-rule), Ahimsa (non-violence) and panchsheel (the five principles of sovereign equality): mutual respect…

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Advocacy

Money as a mission.

St. Basil the Great, in the 4th century would call money ‘the devil’s dung,’  an epithet reused by Pope Francis last year. Oscar Wilde said…

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Baobab

The Hare, the Hippo and the Fire.

The hare and the hippo were great friends. They walked together in the veld and visited each other in their homes. The hippo was very proud…

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Youth & Mission

The Virus of Racism.

The world is seeing once again the upsurge of a vicious “virus” that has spread to every corner of the world. This time, the “virus” is…

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