Public policy analyst and advocacy expert specializing in international relations, politics and sustainable development. Currently associated with the Ananta Aspen Centre, Indian partner of The Aspen Institute (US)
Based in New Delhi, Samarth Pathak is a policy analyst and public advocacy specialist currently associated with the Ananta Aspen Centre (Indian partner of The Aspen Institute, US). Pathak was previously engaged with The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) and ANI-Reuters TV. His experience encompasses policy advocacy, Track II Diplomacy, strategic communication, external relations, news reporting and production, analysis and research on foreign and domestic policy, politics, sustainable development, climate change and human rights. Pathak currently writes for The Huffington Post. His reports and op-eds have also appeared in The Guardian, Reuters Alertnet, Dawn, Hardnews and The Asian Age. Pathak received his M.A. in Human Rights and Duties from the Department of Political Science, Jamia Millia Islamia and B.A (Honours) in Journalism from the University of Delhi. An idealist at heart, Pathak aspires to be a catalyst for social change. Follow him on Facebook/Twitter. Write to him on firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Indian Prime Minister's visits to Kathmandu have focused on injecting optimism in ties, articulating a vision for the future, reviving old friendships, and exploring new partnerships. But could this prove to be game-changing for India and Nepal?