On September 14-15, GMF and the Aspen Institute India co-hosted the fifth India Trilateral Forum in Gurgaon, outside New Delhi. The two-day dialogue involved over 50 participants including: government officials from India, the United States, Sweden, France, and Germany; scholars from over a dozen universities and think tanks; multinational business representatives from the banking, automotive, pharmaceutical, and IT sectors; and media commentators from leading Indian and Western publications. Topics covered included domestic political developments in the United States, Europe, and India; Indian economic reforms and the implications of the global financial crisis; developments in China, Afghanistan, and Myanmar; and maintaining access to space and cyberspace. Partners in this initiative included the Indian Ministry of External Affairs and Sweden’s Ministry for Foreign Affairs.
More information on this initiative - including videos, publications, and information on past editions of the Forum - can be found here.