Raisina Dialogue-2021

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Context: 

The sixth edition of the Raisina Dialogue, which is India’s flagship conference on geopolitics and geoeconomics will begin on Tuesday and continue till Friday (April 16). The conference is being held virtually this time due to the ongoing coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic.

Vital points associated with it:

  • The conference is being hosted by the think tank Observer Research Foundation in partnership with the MEA. The theme for the 2021 conference is “#ViralWorld: Outbreaks, Outliers and Out of Control”
  • During these four days, talks will be held on five subjects- 
  • WHOse multilateralism? Reconstructing the UN and beyond; 
  • Securing and diversifying supply chains;
  • Global ‘Public Bads’: Holding actors and nations to account; 
  • Infodemic: Infodemic: Navigating a ‘No-Truth’ world in the age of Big Brother and The Green stimulus: Investing in gender, growth, and development.
  • A total of 50 sessions will be held and 150 speakers from 50 countries and multilateral organisations will attend the event virtually, the MEA statement said.
  •  Over 2,000 attendees have pre-registered from more than 80 countries and a large number of participants will also take part in the conference through social media.

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What is Raisina Dialogue-2021?

Started in 2016, the Raisina Dialogue has grown to emerge as a leading global conference on international affairs. It invites leaders from politics, business, media and the civil society to hold discussions on the state of the world and explore opportunities for cooperation on several contemporary matters.

Raisina Dialogue

  • It is an annual Geo-political event. It is named after Raisina Hill where the seat of Government of India is located. It is a conference on geoeconomics and Geopolitics.
  • It was structured on the lines of Shangri-La-Dialogue.
  • It was held for the first time in 2016.

Objectives of Raisina Dialogue

  • To explore future opportunities for Asian integration.
  • To explore advancement in integration of Asia with the world
  • It also asserts the crucial role played by India in the Indian Ocean Region.
  • It also focuses on how India can build a stable, regional and world order.
  • It addresses the most challenging issued faced by the global community.

Raisina Hills

  • Raisina Hill is an area in New Delhi that houses the most important buildings of India namely Rashtrapati Bhavan and the secretariat building that houses Prime Minister Office and several other ministers. The Raisina Hill is surrounded by other important buildings including Rajpath, Parliament of India and India Gate.

SOURCE: THE HINDU 

 

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