Raisina Dialogue

APR 28

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Why in news?

  • The Prime Minister of India has inaugurated the seventh edition of the Raisina Dialogue 2022.

What is Raisina Dialogue?

  • The Raisina Dialogue is an annual conference of India on geopolitics and geoeconomics.
  • It addresses issues facing the global community. It takes its name from Raisina Hill, the seat of the Indian government.
  • Since its inception in 2016, the Raisina Dialogue has emerged as a leading global conference on international affairs featuring the participation of heads of state, ministers, journalists, academics and researchers.

Hosted by:

  • Observer Research Foundation in partnership with the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India.

Significance:

  • The dialogue helps in finding ways to move toward a global order that is inclusive and rules-based.
  • It serves as an opportunity to discuss the big ideas defining the emerging global realities.
  • The dialogue is a platform that brings together India’s friends and partners seeking common ground.

PRACTICE QUESTION:

With reference to Raisina Dialogue, recently seen in news, consider the following statements:

1. It is a global conference on international affairs

2. It is hosted by United Nations Security Council

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

Answer