Cross-border data flows govern almost everything we do today. States are facing a dilemma between protection of their data and benefits from free-flow. Europe faces a challenge from the US, the dominating actor in the digital world, and a threat from China’s authoritarian model. Europe must make choices to strengthen its position in the digital field.
On Friday 14th October, Institut Montaigne hosted an event online with Lieutenant General S.L Narasimhan, member of the National Security Advisory Board in India and Director General of the Centre for Contemporary China Studies, in a discussion with Mathieu Duchâtel, Director of the Asian Program at Institut Montaigne.
During the Webinar, Lt. General Narasimhan outlined the main sources of tension between India and China, particularly in relation to border clashes, as well as the aims of the interministerial think tank, Centre for Contemporary China Studies. The General also responded to questions of Ukraine and the future hopes for the strengthening of relations between India and China.