COVID Diplomacy

In the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, India has dramatically scaled its global diplomatic outreach and humanitarian assistance. By leading with a policy of ‘neighbourhood first’, the author argues Modi is positioning the country to lead in humanitarian relief and medical diplomacy with geopolitical and soft power ambition in mind.

Post Description:

  • Publication year: 2020
  • Content type: Blog
  • Form of cooperation: Comprehensive
  • Cooperation context: Multilateral
  • Region (country): Multiple
  • Sector: Multisectoral; Health
  • Institution (publication): DevPolicy Blog
  • Author: Mandakini D. Surie
  • Keywords: COVID-19; Health diplomacy; Soft power; SAARC
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