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22nd February, 2024 International Relations


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Context: The Prime Minister of India inaugurated the ninth edition of the Raisina Dialogue 2024, with Greece’s Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis as the chief guest during the opening session.

About Raisina Dialogue 2024



What is it?

Annual conference on geopolitics and geoeconomics addressing global challenges.

Who organizes it?

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

Where and when?

New Delhi, India; February 22-23, 2024 (9th edition).

The theme of the 2024 edition:

"Chaturanga: Conflict, Contest, Cooperate, Create."

Key features:

Multi-stakeholder, cross-sectoral discussions.

Involves heads of state, ministers, thought leaders, media, and academia.

Six thematic pillars:

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

Key objectives:

Address global challenges through dialogue and collaboration.

Promote understanding and cooperation between different stakeholders.

Shape global discourse on key issues.

Showcase India's role in global affairs.


Finding common ground amidst diverse perspectives.

Ensuring concrete outcomes and action plans.

Maintaining relevance and impact in a changing world.


Provides a platform for discussing critical issues facing the world.

Promotes South-South cooperation and global partnerships.

Offers insights and perspectives from diverse regions and sectors.

Contributes to shaping a more peaceful and prosperous future.


  • The Raisina Dialogue aims to address global challenges through a multi-stakeholder approach, engaging government officials, private sector leaders, academics, and media representatives. This inclusive structure allows for a comprehensive examination of diverse perspectives, fostering dialogue and collaboration for innovative solutions to pressing issues.

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Q. The theme of the 2024 Raisina Dialogue is:

A) "Building Bridges for a Sustainable Future"

B) "Navigating a Multipolar World Order"

C) "Chaturanga: Conflict, Contest, Cooperate, Create"

D) "Rethinking Global Governance in the Digital Age"

Answer: C

Explanation: The correct answer is c) "Chaturanga: Conflict, Contest, Cooperate, Create". This theme reflects the conference's focus on engaging with diverse perspectives on how to navigate global challenges through both competition and collaboration.