Tag International Relations

East Asia Summit

• The fifth East Asia Summit Conference on Maritime Security Cooperation is set to begin in Kolkata. About: • The East Asia Summit (EAS) is a unique Leaders-led forum of 18 countries of the Asia-Pacific region formed to further the…

UNHCR Releases Mid-Year Trends for 2021

• The report provides a snapshot of displacement trends in the first half of 2021. Key highlights: • Global forced displacement exceeded 84 million by mid-2021, 42% of those are children below 18 years. • Persecution, conflict, violence, human rights…

[Editorial Analysis] Undefined role

Mains Paper 2: International Relations Prelims level: Delhi Regional Security Dialogue Mains level: India and its neighbourhood relations Context: • Third Delhi Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan, chaired by NSA Ajit Doval recently was composed of National Security Advisors (NSA)…

Irish Backstops

• There is concern that the UK might trigger Article 16 of the Northern Ireland Protocol, popularly known as the Irish Backstops, several media reports have said. About: • The Irish Backstops determine the nature of post-Brexit trade and in…

India Bhutan trade relations

• The Commerce Secretary Level meeting was held between India and Bhutan on trade and transit issues. About: • The two sides held extensive discussions on the current trade and transit issues including measures to further strengthen bilateral trade relations…