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European Foundation for South Asian Studies

Located in Amsterdam, the European Foundation for South Asian Studies (EFSAS) is an EU accredited, independent, non-profit think tank and policy research institution.

EFSAS focuses on political, economic and socio-cultural themes in South Asia, with a specific focus on issues like Terrorism, Indo-Pak relations and the Jammu & Kashmir conflict.

EFSAS provides strategic in-depth analysis, research, statistical data, policy advice and forecasts related to developments in the fields of politics, economics, international relations, conflict management, human rights, security, diplomacy, strategic affairs and conflict resolution.

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     New EFSAS Study Paper

QUAD & India-Japan

     EFSAS Commentary 02-12-2022

India & G20

     Newsletter of November 2022

EFSAS Newsletter






2 Day EFSAS Conference at VU University in Amsterdam - 1 & 2 November 2022

The European Foundation for South Asian Studies (EFSAS), in collaboration with Enactus VU will be organizing a 2 Day Conference on 'Terrorism and Radicalization…

UNHRC Side-event by EFSAS on "Human Rights in South Asia" - 26 September 2022

The European Foundation for South Asian Studies (EFSAS) will be organizing a Side-event on 'Human Rights in South Asia'.

Closing remarks by MEP Petras Auštrevičius during EFSAS Conference at EU Parliament

Remarks made by Member European Parliament (MEP) and Chair of the delegation for relations with Afghanistan, Petras Auštrevičius following the presentations…

News & Cases

EFSAS Study Paper: Indo-Pacific Strategy | The Quad & India-Japan Relations

While the Quad is key to the India-Japan relationship, New Delhi and Tokyo have also significantly deepened their ties outside of the Quad.

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EFSAS comments on US-India relations and India assuming leadership of the G20

India is taking on the responsibility when the world is grappling with geopolitical tensions, economic slowdown, and rising energy prices.

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EFSAS Interview with Dr. Said Alam Mahsud on Politics in Pakistan & CPEC

Dr. Mahsud analyzed in detail the CPEC and explained how regions, where the project is concentrated, are most deprived from its boons.

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EFSAS comments on the 20 November General Elections in Nepal

Political parties have promised to bring down interest rates, provide free medical care and boost the economy.

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