1. Alwyn Didar Singh

    Alwyn Didar Singh
    Secretary to Government of India in the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs. Dr. Alwyn Didar Singh is a senior civil servant of the Indian Administrative Service (IAS), presently posted as Secretary to Government of India in the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs.

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    Part 3 - Greying populations: where is the demographic dividend?

    Quite simply the west is getting old. The post-World War II social welfare state that appeared all across Europe was created at a moment when the baby boom was still on and as life expectancy increased, fertility declined.

    Part 2 - Migration: the finger in the dyke

    It is interesting to note that the Universal Declaration of Human Rights guarantees the right to leave a country but doesn’t to enter!

    Part 1 - It's all about Globalization, mate!

    Let me begin by quoting from a recent article in the International Herald Tribune on the greying population of Europe – “It’s the demography, stupid.”