The Indian International Law Project

Redefine and Reconstruct the Indian Vision towards International Law

The Indian International Law Project is a policy research project started by Internationalism in May 2020. The purpose of the project is central to the idea that Indian Diplomacy after 75 years of phases and changes, would seek a new and different era, where the purposive construct of Indian Foreign Policy and Relations would not be limited to the old-school strategies and legal ramifications. In a multipolar world, it would be therefore important for a nation-state like India to explore and expand its legal, multilateral, and policy narrative, to render a positive and reformist change in the international system and community.    

 

The Project estimates on Indian Diplomacy in three frontiers –

  1. Adherence and manifesting international law via state practices and international legal custom;

  2. Reverence and instrumentalizing measures to conform with its role as a Stabilizing Power in the realm of international relations;

  3. Role of India to preserve and reshape multilateralism under its multi-alignment policy.

      Policy Papers

Indian International Law Project Papers published in Global Law Assembly Review

        Books

Global Relations and Legal Policy, Volume 1 (2020)

      Research Mentors

Abhivardhan, Internationalism

Amulya Anil, Internationalism

Prof Sourabh Ubale, Assistant Professor (Marathwada Mitra Mandal's Shankarrao Chavan Law College, Pune) & PhD Scholar (University of Mumbai)

      Research Members, Coordinators and Guest Authors

Manohar Samal, Research Analyst

Akash Manwani, Research Analyst

Pratham Sharma, Research Member

Vasu Sharma, Junior Research Analyst

Vaibhav Dwivedi, Legal Research Analyst

Avishikta Chattopadhyay, Research Member

Vijayalakshmi Raju, Editor for Legit by Internationalism

Urvashi Arora, Research Contributor

Prafful Tonge, Research Member

Mugdha Satpute, Research Member

Ridhima Bhardwaj, Research Member

Ambar Bishun, Research Contributor

Nikhil Dongol, Research Contributor

What We Do?

We strategize our focus on issues of Indian Diplomacy and International Law by estimating policy paralysis, strategic constraints, constitutional and multilateral redemption, which strike at the core of the problems in the realm of the Indian Foreign Policy studies. Solving issues related to Indian Diplomacy and the International Legal Framework based on Indian Leadership, like of any other nation-state is not easy, and would never be a perfect venture. It is therefore important to acknowledge that if we focus on our problems in strong parallelism with the avenues achieved by India as an essential player in the triangular South Asian politics, much solutions thereafter can be reached. We do not believe in clickbait politics over issues of international relations, and therefore our research espouses the need to debunk politically-motivated narratives on Indian Diplomacy and Politics and encourage multidisciplinary research on the basis of strong basic roots of various fields, which are mingled into multi/inter/cross-disciplinary research.

Some of the important areas we cover:

  1. The Indian approach to Customary International Law

  2. Indian Approach to Liberalism-Conservatism

  3. Indic Traditionalism, History and Diplomatic Moralism

  4. India and Artificial Intelligence Innovation

  5. India's role at the United Nations and Multilateral Organizations

  6. The shift from NAM to Multi-alignment partnerships

  7. The Russian-Indo-US dynamics

  8. The Indian Diaspora in First World Countries

  9. India's Role in South-South Cooperation Initiatives.

The Indian International Law Project

Redefine and Reconstruct the Indian Vision towards International Law

The Indian International Law Project is a policy research project started by Internationalism in May 2020. The purpose of the project is central to the idea that Indian Diplomacy after 75 years of phases and changes, would seek a new and different era, where the purposive construct of Indian Foreign Policy and Relations would not be limited to the old-school strategies and legal ramifications. In a multipolar world, it would be therefore important for a nation-state like India to explore and expand its legal, multilateral, and policy narrative, to render a positive and reformist change in the international system and community.    

 

The Project estimates on Indian Diplomacy in three frontiers –

  1. Adherence and manifesting international law via state practices and international legal custom;

  2. Reverence and instrumentalizing measures to conform with its role as a Stabilizing Power in the realm of international relations;

  3. Role of India to preserve and reshape multilateralism under its multi-alignment policy.

      Policy Papers

Indian International Law Project Papers published in Global Law Assembly Review

        Books

Global Relations and Legal Policy, Volume 1 (2020)

      Research Mentors

Abhivardhan, Internationalism

Prof Sourabh Ubale, Assistant Professor (Marathwada Mitra Mandal's Shankarrao Chavan Law College, Pune) & PhD Scholar (University of Mumbai)

      Research Members, Coordinators and Guest Authors

Manohar Samal, Research Analyst

Akash Manwani, Research Analyst

Pratham Sharma, Research Member

Vasu Sharma, Junior Research Analyst

Vaibhav Dwivedi, Legal Research Analyst

Avishikta Chattopadhyay, Research Member

Vijayalakshmi Raju, Editor for Legit by Internationalism

Urvashi Arora, Research Contributor

Prafful Tonge, Research Member

Mugdha Satpute, Research Member

Ridhima Bhardwaj, Research Member

Ambar Bishun, Research Contributor

Nikhil Dongol, Research Contributor

What We Do?

We strategize our focus on issues of Indian Diplomacy and International Law by estimating policy paralysis, strategic constraints, constitutional and multilateral redemption, which strike at the core of the problems in the realm of the Indian Foreign Policy studies. Solving issues related to Indian Diplomacy and the International Legal Framework based on Indian Leadership, like of any other nation-state is not easy, and would never be a perfect venture. It is therefore important to acknowledge that if we focus on our problems in strong parallelism with the avenues achieved by India as an essential player in the triangular South Asian politics, much solutions thereafter can be reached. We do not believe in clickbait politics over issues of international relations, and therefore our research espouses the need to debunk politically-motivated narratives on Indian Diplomacy and Politics and encourage multidisciplinary research on the basis of strong basic roots of various fields, which are mingled into multi/inter/cross-disciplinary research.

Some of the important areas we cover:

  1. The Indian approach to Customary International Law

  2. Indian Approach to Liberalism-Conservatism

  3. Indic Traditionalism, History and Diplomatic Moralism

  4. India and Artificial Intelligence Innovation

  5. India's role at the United Nations and Multilateral Organizations

  6. The shift from NAM to Multi-alignment partnerships

  7. The Russian-Indo-US dynamics

  8. The Indian Diaspora in First World Countries

  9. India's Role in South-South Cooperation Initiatives.

We Embrace Communication and Outreach.

If any media agency, governmental/intergovernmental body, academic institution or research organization is interested in interviews/webinars/discussion panels to encourage internal (in-house private discussions with our research members - which we consider as private contributions to the project) sessions or external (in-house/external public discussions/interviews/webinars/conference representation) sessions, please mail us at iilp@internationalism.co.in. Based on our availability, we will try to respond within 24-72 hours from the time of the request.

You can also reach out to:

Aryakumari Sailendraja, Chief Operating Officer at arya@internationalism.co.in

Vasu Sharma, Junior Research Analyst at vasu@internationalism.co.in

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