Synergetic Thinking for the Absence of Multilateralism in South Asia

Asanga Abeyagoonasekera, Jerome C. Glenn and Josh Bowes As India’s population of 1.428 billion will pass China’s 1.426 billion this April 2023 (see graph), perceptions toward India and China will change. India’s strong regional leadership and growing economy – will it become a world leader acting like many others throughout history playing zero-sum geopolitical power…

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SAFN Srilanka


The recently estrablished South Asia Foresight Network Node (SAFN) of The Millennium Project issued the first volume of a new SAFN Monographic series with the purpose of highlighting a challenge faced by a South Asian country in every volume and of developing recommendations to address the challenge while looking at the future vulnerabilities and threats to the environment and the…

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Launch of SAFN

The Millennium Project has just launched its South Asia Foresight Network (SAFN) with representatives from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. SAFN’s purpose is to create a regional foresight capacity for joint futures research to improve cooperation and synergies among all nations of the region. SAFN was launched due to four challenges in the region: 1) Lack of Futures Research and…

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