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EAM of India and FM of Argentina join Think Tank Dialogue "India and Argentina in the New World Order"

Posted on: November 06, 2020 | Back | Print

As a new step towards strengthening the strategic partnership between India and Argentina, the Embassy of India in Buenos Aires organized the online program “India and Argentina in the New World Order: Dialogue among Indian and Argentine Think Tanks.” It was held in partnership with the Research and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS, New Delhi) and the Centre for the Implementation of Public Policies for Equality and Growth (CIPPEC, Buenos Aires). The program consisted of three sessions covering various subjects, and concluded with closing remarks by the External Affairs Minister of India Dr. S. Jaishankar and the Foreign Minister of Argentina Mr. Felipe Solá, moderated by Ambassador of India to Argentina Mr. Dinesh Bhatia.

2. After the inaugural session, the program had three sessions, namely, "India - Argentina Bilateral Relations," "Globalisation, Digitalisation and Future of Work: Lessons form Global South," and "India and Argentina in the New World Order post-COVID."

3. The event brought together the two important think tanks, RIS and CIPPEC, with participation of several others. The event witnessed the participation of senior members of the think tank community, including Director General of RIS Prof. Sachin Chaturvedi, and Executive Director of CIPPEC Dr. Julia Pomares. This initiative was carried out as part of a major outreach exercise by the Mission to reach out to the government, academia and civil society. Scholars from prominent Indian and Argentine institutions joined the event, including the UN Office for South-South Cooperation, the Indian Council for World Affairs, the Jawaharlal Nehru University, the Observer Research Foundation, the Council for Research on International Economic Relations, Tandem Research, CARI, CONICET, CEDLAS, UNDEC, the Quilmes National University, the Córdoba Catholic University, the General Sarmiento University, the Torcuato di Tella University,among others.

4. The sessions addressed the present state of the relationship between India and Argentina, its future and also envisaged the place for both countries as partners in the emerging new world order post-Covid-19.

5. The event was streamed live on various platforms simultaneously in English and Spanish languages. The think tank community lauded this joint initiative and the fruitful discussions held during the program.

6 November 2020
Buenos Aires

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