Topic– Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests.
3) Discuss the nine-point agenda put forward by India to deal with the issue of fugitive economic offenders.(250 words)
Why this question
India has been witnessing a series of high profile economic offenders escaping the country. It has put-forward a nine-point agenda to deal with the issue. It is therefore essential to discuss the agenda in detail.
Discuss- this is an all-encompassing directive which mandates us to write in detail about the key demand of the question. we also have to discuss about the related and important aspects of the question in order to bring out a complete picture of the issue in hand.
Key demand of the question.
The question wants us to write in detail about the salient aspects of the nine-point agenda put forward by India in the recent G20 summit and how it wants to tackle the issue of fugitive economic offenders.
Structure of the answer
Introduction– write a simple definition of an fugitive economic offender. E.g
Discuss in points the salient aspects of the nine-point agenda forwarded by India. E.g The agenda calls for cooperation in legal processes such as effective freezing of the proceeds of crime, early return of the offenders and efficient repatriation of the proceeds of crime; India suggested that the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) should be called upon to assign priority and focus to establishing international cooperation that leads to timely and comprehensive exchange of information between the competent authorities and financial intelligence units; India also advocated setting up of a common platform for sharing experiences and best practices including successful cases of extradition, gaps in existing systems of extradition and legal assistance, etc.
Conclusion– based on your discussion, form a fair and a balanced conclusion on the given issue.