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What is Raisina dialogue? Raisina dialogue is a multilateral conference organized in New Delhi annually by India’s Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) and Observer Research Foundation. This dialogue is organized on the lines of Shangri-La Dialogue held in Singapore. The name “Raisina Dialogue” comes from Raisina Hill, an elevation in New Delhi that is home to ..
India is participating the Madrid climate talks and will work to protect its long-term development interests. COP-25 is an important conference on climate change as countries prepare to move from pre-2020 period under the Kyoto Protocol to post-2020 period under the Paris Agreement. India’s approach is based on the principles and provisions of UN Framework ..
Topics: Climate change policy • Climate Finance • Common But Differentiated Responsibilities • Environment • Environmental treaties • International environmental law • Kyoto Protocol • Law by country • Paris Agreement • Politics • United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
Since 2005, December 9 is observed as the International Anti-Corruption Day. On 31st October 2003, the UN General Assembly had adopted the UN Convention against Corruption and chose 9th of December as International Anti-Corruption Day. This is done to increase the awareness about corruption and the role of the Convention in taking steps against it. ..
At an event on the UN-SCO cooperation on peace, security and stability, Guterres organized on 19 Nov, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has lauded the counter-terrorism partnership between the world body and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization. The event was jointly organized by the Russian UN mission and the SCO. The SCO is an intergovernmental international organization, ..
Topics: António Guterres • Countries • International Relations • Landlocked countries • Member states of the Commonwealth of Independent States • Member states of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation • Member states of the United Nations • Politics • Republics • SCO • Shanghai Cooperation Organisation • Uzbekistan
The Port Authority of Thailand (PAT) and the ports of Visakhapatnam, Kolkata and Chennai signed Memoranda of Understanding (MoU)s to increase export and import trade through cargo handling. The MoU was signed at the recently concluded Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sector Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) . This will help in strengthening bilateral ties ..
Topics: Andaman Sea • Bay of Bengal • Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation • Foreign relations • Geography • Gulf of Thailand • Kraburi River • Laem Chabang • Politics • Port Authority of Thailand • Ranong • Water transport in Thailand
The Indian government has extended Visa-on Arrival facility to nationals of United Arab Emirates with effect from November 16, 2019. This facility will help in strengthening people-to-people and trade links, as well as the strategic ties between the two countries. This facility will be available for a period of up to 60 days with double ..