Raisina Dialogue

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The ninth edition of the Raisina Dialogue will be held from February 21 to 23rd in New Delhi.

About Raisina Dialogue

  • It is an annual conference on geopolitics and geoeconomics, which aims to address the most challenging issues faced by the world.
  • It is held annually since 2016 in New Delhi.
  • The conference is attended by people from political, business, media, and civil society backgrounds.
  • The Dialogue is structured as a multi-stakeholder, cross-sectoral discussion, involving heads of state, cabinet ministers and local government officials, who are joined by thought leaders from the private sector, media and academia.
  • It is organized by the Observer Research Foundation (ORF) in partnership with the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India.
  • The theme of the 2024 edition is “Chaturanga: Conflict, Contest, Cooperate, Create,”
  • During the three-day conference, the participants will engage with each other over six “thematic pillars”. These include:
    • Tech Frontiers: Regulations & Realities
    • Peace with the Planet: Invest & Innovate
    • War & Peace: Armouries & Asymmetries
    • Decolonising Multilateralism: Institutions & Inclusion
    • The Post 2030 Agenda: People & Progress
    • Defending Democracy: Society & Sovereignty,

Q1) What is the Observer Research Foundation (ORF)?

The ORF is an independent, nonpartisan think tank that conducts policy research on good governance, foreign policy, and sustainable economic development for India. It was established in 1990.

Source: Raisina Dialogue begins today: Everything you need to know about the conference