With the participation of over 100 nations, India’s annual global conference on geopolitics and geo-economics, known as the Raisina dialogue 2020 kicked off today (January 14).
The three-day event is jointly organized by the Indian Ministry of External Affairs and the Observer Research Foundation.
This is the fifth edition of the Raisina Dialogue where global leaders in policy, business, media and civil society will be hosted in New Delhi to discuss cooperation on a wide range of pertinent international policy matters.
The event has been India’s contribution to discovering solutions, identify opportunities and provide stability to the international community that has witnessed two eventful decades.
Along with foreign ministers from 12 countries, including the foreign ministers of Russia, Iran, Australia, Maldives, South Africa, Estonia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Hungary, Latvia, Uzbekistan and the European Union, the National Security Adviser (NSA) of Afghanistan, the Deputy NSA of the United States and several other ministers of state will also present their ideas.
Afghan National Security Adviser Hamdullah Mohib is expected to deliver a keynote at the Raisina Dialogue about peace, security, regional connectivity, economic self-reliance and plans to hold bilateral meetings on the sidelines of the conference.
Representatives from 104 nations are participating in this mega event from all over the world. A total of 30 chiefs of think tanks across the world will participate and share their views. Moreover, over 40% of the participants are women.
Raisina Dialogue 2020 will be attended by 700 participants from all over the world.
Starting today, the conference will continue till January 16. Over the course, 80 sessions will take place pertaining to five major subjects including ‘The Nationalist Impulsive Challenge as Global Institutions and Collective Action’, ‘The Debate on the Global Trading Architecture’, ‘Role of Technology in Data Mining’, ‘Political Economic and Military Power’, ‘The Global Development Agenda and State Individual Relationships in the Age of Digital Communities and Cyberspace.’
This is the fifth year of Raisina Dialogue, and the way it is discussed worldwide, its credibility is reflected by the increasing participation of India in the diplomacy.