Region | India and South Asia

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Chasing the Asia-Pacific green ‘Just Transition’ opportunity

Download PDF CHRISTOPH NEDOPIL, ROB HALES, LAWRENCE ANG AND FABBY TUMIWA  |     Introduction Asia-Pacific economies stand at a… Read More

Transitional justice at the National Human Rights Commission of Nepal: Challenging legitimacy, credibility, and effectiveness

RENÉE JEFFERY | In the wake of conflict and upheaval, the establishment of National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) often symbolises a commitment to… Read More

Confronting labour market challenges in South Asia: An SDG perspective

Download PDF MOHD AVI HOSSAIN AND IYANATUL ISLAM Introduction South Asia represents a region with multiple contradictions. On the… Read More

Griffith Asia-Pacific Strategic Outlook 2024

Discover the region's challenges and opportunities for sustainable development in the Griffith Asia-Pacific Strategic Outlook 2024! Read More

China coal exit: Opportunities for China-led financing of early phase down of coal-fired power plants in Pakistan and Vietnam

Download PDF CHRISTOPH NEDOPIL, LAWRENCE ANG, MATT CARPIO AND MENGDI YUE | 30 MINUTE READ Executive summary Prevalent… Read More

Perspectives:Asia | Australia’s pivot to India

PERSPECTIVES:ASIA | ANDREW CHARLTON  | India is on the rise to become the next global superpower, with a population expected to be larger than… Read More

Bridging the digital divide by enhancing effective digital finance usage among the poor | Part 1

RAHUL CHATTERJEE AND SHAWN HUNTER |  Rubina, a grocery shop owner in rural Munshiganj in Bangladesh, owns a basic feature phone. Her… Read More

What might Australia learn from the Nijjar affair and the breakdown in Canada–India relations?

IAN HALL | Justin Trudeau’s announcement that Canadian authorities suspect India had some role in the killing of Sikh separatist leader … Read More

India pushes China to the margins of the G20

IAN HALL | New multilateral agreements unveiled on the sidelines of the G20 show how India has been working hard to curtail China's strategic influence. Read More

The dangerous ‘cocktail’ of politics and business in Bangladesh

REZA MONEM | Bangladesh is scheduled to hold its next parliamentary election by January 2024. While the opposition parties led by Bangladesh Nationalist… Read More


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