Raisina Dialogue to be held New Delhi
The Raisina Dialogue is to be held between January 14, 2020 and January 16, 2020. It is a multilateral conference that is held in New Delhi annually since 2016. The dialogue is organised by the Ministry of External Affairs and Observer Research Foundation.
This year, in 2020, number of foreign ministers are to attend the dialogue. It includes ministers from Russia, Iran, Maldives, Morocco, Australia, Bhutan, Denmark, Czech Republic, Uzbekistan and Estonia.
Theme: [email protected]: Navigating the Alpha Century
About the Dialogue
Since its inception, it is considered as India’s flagship conference on geo-economics and geopolitics. It aims at exploring opportunities of Asian integration.
In 2016, the dialogue focused on Asia’s physical, human, economic and digital connectivity under the theme, “Asia: Regional and global connectivity”. In the consecutive year, the conference aimed at linking Asia with the rest of the world. In 2017, the conference was held on the theme, “The New Normal: Multilateralism and Multipolarity”.
In 2018, the third dialogue was conducted under the theme, “Managing disruptive Transitions: Ideas, Institutions and Idioms”. In 2019, the fourth conference was held under the theme, “New Geometrics, Fluid Partnerships, Uncertain Outcomes”. It focused on an reorder of the political, economic and strategic solutions that aims at developing Asia.
Name of the conference
The conference is named after, “Raisina Hills”, which is the seat of Government of India and Rashtrapati bhavan. The dialogue was designed on the lines of Shangri-La dialogue.
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