The Role of Enhanced People-to-People Connectivity in the Implementation of the EU-India Roadmap

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UNU Institute on Comparative Regional Integration Studies
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The EU-India Roadmap to 2025 deserves more focus on the outreach and engagement of students and young professionals to ensure the sustainability of the overall strategic partnership and its diverse aspirations. The 75th anniversary of the United Nations and the 5th anniversary of the Sustainable Development Goals alongside the on-going debates on the future of multilateralism combined with the European and Indian presence at the UN Security Council are important elements for this partnership. These, and other strands of the UN work deserve more attention. Timely educational outreach to deepen the expertise of those who may amplify the strategic EU-India partnership in the future, is also needed. Digital solutions that are widely used among educational and research institutions offer promising means to enhance the recommended people-to-people connectivity across Europe and Asia.