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A future IMF chief from India can redress many global imbalances

2019-08-23T14:12:04+00:00August 9th, 2019|2019, Global Edition – August 2019, Home Page|

As Christine Lagarde makes way for a new Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the need to look beyond the traditional breeding grounds to find her successor became all the more pronounced in order to effectively reflect the realities of the 21st century global order. An influential UK parliamentary panel recently wrote to the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) to engage more proactively with New Delhi to try and seek out the next International Monetary Fund (IMF) [...]

Time for a post-Brexit re-evaluation of the Commonwealth

2018-12-11T10:11:55+00:00December 7th, 2018|2017/2018, UK Edition – December 2018|

The Royal Commonwealth Society chief digs into some of the tough issues tackled during the ongoing Global Britain and India inquiry being conducted by the UK Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee. For ‘Global Britain’ to be more than a hollow slogan, and for Brexit to avoid being simply a harmful shift inwards, the UK will need to seriously re-evaluate and revisit its international relationships. It is important that this re-evaluation also take place within the context of the Commonwealth. That is [...]