Doctors, public health experts call for medical collaboration and social justice in South Asia

Doctors and public-health activists from South Asia are calling for governments to address the social, economic and political inequities that the pandemic has highlighted in the region.

New models of power will come from the East: Political theorist Indra Adnan

UK-based political entrepreneur and futurist Indra Adnan says theorists in the West are looking to the East for sustainable models of organisation and community-building.

First ever Indo-Pak pride meet highlights the talent and challenges of the LGBTQIA+ community

Indo-Pak Pride Collective marked Pride Month with its first virtual meet, featuring an entertaining and inspiring line-up of talks, dance performances and poetry.

“The farmers’ movement, the Dalit movements, and the Adivasi movements can offer new models of democracy”: Lalita Ramdas

Peace activist Lalita Ramdas on how political forces use communalism for their own agenda, and why India’s ‘imperfect’ democracy needs to be reimagined.

Civil society represents the largest untapped source for peacebuilding globally: Dylan Mathews, CEO, Peace Direct

CEO of the international NGO Peace Direct that supports local activism in 44 conflict regions, Dylan Mathews believes sustainable peace can only be built bottom-up.

Support emerging leaders, connect changemakers to build peace in Asia: Isla Glaister

Peacebuilder and CEO of UK nonprofit The Business Plan for Peace, Isla Glaister offers solutions for peace in South Asia using lessons learnt from her experiences in Myanmar.

South Asia scholar Michael Kugelman on lessons from the pandemic for peace in the region

Deputy director of the Asia Program at the Wilson Centre and South Asia scholar Michael Kugelman joins the dots between leadership, trade, history and the possibility of peace in South Asia.

South Asia Union by 2025: Proposal for Sustainability

Peacebuilder and author Dr Scilla Elworthy on how the concept for a South Asia Union emerged and what are the key steps to make this vision a reality by 2025.