Raisina Dialogues-2018


Question: Where is the 3rd edition of ‘Raisina Dialogue’ being organized between 16-18 January 2018?
(a) Agra
(b) Mumbai
(c) New Delhi
(d) Rajkot
Answer: (c)
Related Facts:

  • From January 16th-18th, 2018, the third edition of ‘Raisina Dialogue’, 2018, is being organized at Taj Palace Hotel, New Delhi.
  • The main theme of this conference – ‘Managing Disruptive Transitions: Ideas, Institutions & Idioms’.
  • Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu inaugurated this conference.
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj joined the inaugural session of the program.
  • Raisina Dialogue (Dialogue) is an important international dialogue of India.
  • The conference is hosted by the Observer Research Foundation in collaboration with the Government of India, Ministry of External Affairs
  • It is noteworthy that the Observer Research Foundation is an independent think-tank based in New Delhi.
  • The Raisina Dialogue is a multilateral conference committed to addressing the most challenging issues facing the global community. Every year, global leaders in policy, business, media and civil society are hosted in New Delhi to discuss cooperation on a wide range of pertinent international policy matters.
  • The Dialogue is structured as a multi-stakeholder, cross-sectoral discussion, involving heads of state, cabinet ministers and local government officials, as well as major private sector executives, members of the media and academics.
  • The South Block-based External Affairs headquarters, which is located on the hill, is named after it as the Raisina Dialogue.
  • The main purpose of the Raisina Dialogue is to explore the possibilities and opportunities of Asia’s better coordination with Asian integration and the rest of the world.
  • At this international conference, more than 150 speakers from 90 countries and more than 550 delegates are participating in the international conference, including former Afghan President Hamid Karzai, Former Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and former Swedish Prime Minister Carl Bildt.
  • In addition, Army Chief General Vipin Rawat, Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lamba, Head of America’s Pacific Command, Admiral Harry Harris and UK Joint Force Commander General Chris Deverell will also address one sessions of the Dialogue.


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