Episode 51: The Indo-Pacific “Quad:” Key Concepts and Prospects for the Region

Guest: Tanvi Madan, Director of The India Project at Brookings Institution.  On February 8, 2022, we explored the relatively new Indo-Pacific quadrilateral coalition of Japan, Australia, the U.S. and India and what it means for the region.

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The Indo-Pacific “Quad:” Key Concepts and Prospects for the Region

    The quadrilateral coalition of India, Australia, Japan, and the United States, often dubbed “The Quad” of the Indo-Pacific region, met at the White House in September 2021 for their first in-person discussions. Brookings Institution India Project Director, Dr. Tanvi Madan will join CCWA in February to discuss the purpose and prospects of this […]

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Professional Exchange Experience in Cleveland Inspires Change in India

Each year, the Cleveland Council on World Affairs coordinates professional and learning exchanges – sponsored by the U.S. Department of State – for emerging leaders from around the world. As a result of the meetings, conversations, and experiences the international visitors have here in Cleveland, they are inspired to make a difference and take action […]

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India’s Rise as an Economic and Military Power

Cleveland Committee on Foreign Relations events are for CCFR members only. India will become the world’s most populous nation within the next five years. Within ten to fifteen years, India will become the world’s third largest economy. As a result, much of the world continues to wonder when India will take a larger place on the […]

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Legislative Professional Fellows Program for India and Pakistan

CCWA will be hosting its fourth cohort of Legislative Professional Fellows for four weeks during the last half of October and the first half of November, 2017. The Legislative Professional Fellows Program brings emerging leaders in the fields of legislative process and governance; civic engagement; NGO management; economic empowerment and entrepreneurship; and journalism from Pakistan and India to the United States for […]

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Strategies for Global Transparency and Accountability – Addressing Misperceptions of Corruption

Six participants from India are scheduled to visit Cleveland for a global transparency and accountability program in March this year. The participants will explore the city’s best practices for promoting transparency and accountability in all sectors of society. The group will meet with the Inspector General to discuss measures that strengthen ethical conduct in economic […]

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Legislative Professional Fellows Program for India and Pakistan

As an extension of the first cohort of Legislative Professional Fellows from India and Pakistan that CCWA welcomed to Cleveland in May, CCWA will be hosting 4 more LFP fellows for four weeks during the last half of October and the first half of November, 2016. The Legislative Professional Fellows Program brings emerging leaders in the […]

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Legislative Fellows Program from India and Pakistan

In May, CCWA welcomes 4 Legislative Fellows from India and Pakistan who will be in Cleveland to complete fellowship programs at local government bodies and nonprofit organizations in order to learn about various aspects of the public sector in Cleveland. A critical component for the success of this program is the opportunity for the visitors to […]

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Best Practices in Reducing Gender-Based Violence

The Cleveland Council on World Affairs is proud to be hosting visitors from India for the program “Best Practices in Reducing Gender Based Violence.” Visitors’ experiences in Cleveland will illuminate the intersection of gender-based violence with training for medical professionals and first responders to accurately respond to instances of GBV,  the role of the judicial […]

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Economic and Business Reporting Skills for Journalists

While India’s vibrant media remained the freest in South Asia in 2014, press freedom in the country was threatened by several factors, including a series of legal actions against journalists and editorial interference by media owners in the run-up to the May national elections. Continued violence against journalists, attempts at surveillance, and blocking of news […]

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