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CPR Dialogues 2020- Inaugural Address by Hon’ble Subrahmanyam Jaishankar

March 6, 2020


The second edition of CPR Dialogues was held on 2nd and 3rd March 2020 at the India Habitat Centre. Addressing the theme of Policy Perspectives for 21st-century India, CPR Dialogues 2020 provided a window to the India of the future. Experts from around the country and the world engaged with and debated these very significant development and policy challenges that India faces in the coming decade.

The inaugural address for the Dialogues was delivered by Hon’ble Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, Minister of External Affairs, India, on the theme, ‘At the Threshold of a New Decade’.

The text of the full speech can be read here.

ThePrint India was the digital partner for the event.

Media coverage of the address can be found below:

US-Taliban deal was like watching ‘Pakeezah’ after a long wait, says Jaishankar by ThePrint
India monitoring impact of U.S.-Taliban deal: MEA by The Hindu
US-Taliban deal no surprise, it’s like watching ‘Pakeezah’ after trailers: S Jaishankar by New Indian Express
Economic rebalancing started to translate in its political manifestation: EAM Jaishankar by Economic Times
Jaishankar on US-Taliban Agreement: Real Negotiations in Afghanistan Start Now by The Wire
Hope Afghan gains of the last two decades are preserved: Jaishankar by Live Mint
Jaishankar says India needs to fashion appropriate diplomacy to tackle issues of a digitised world by ANI
India’s single-minded campaign brought issue of terrorism strongly at G20: S Jaishankar by ANI
Need to safeguard progress made in Afghanistan: India by Hindustan Times
“Not A Surprise”: Foreign Minister On US-Taliban Landmark Peace Deal by NDTV
India’s single-minded campaign against terrorism has brought issue into sharp focus in key world forums, says S Jaishankar by News On Air
‘Our World Today Is In The Middle Of A Real Transformation’: S Jaishankar At CPR 2020 by Republic
COVID-19 | Virus response a test of integrated governance, says Jaishankar by The Hindu
Pakeezah parallel in US-Taliban deal, real negotiations to begin now: Delhi by Telegraph
India ready for bigger role: S Jaishankar by Times of India
Taliban resumes operations against Afghan security forces by The Week
Videos of other panel discussions organised as part of CPR Dialogues 2020 can be found below:

CPR Dialogues 2020- At the Threshold of a New Decade: Navigating the Emerging Geopolitical Landscape
CPR Dialogues 2020- Rights in Times of AI: Emerging Technologies and the Public Law Framework
CPR Dialogues 2020- What Would Happen if We Were to Believe in Indian Agriculture?
CPR Dialogues 2020- Creating an Inclusive Economy in a Digital World
CPR Dialogues 2020- What Would it Take to Build a 21st-century State for India? Launch of CPR’s State Capacity Initiative
CPR Dialogues 2020- Technology and Administrative Reform: Experience from India and the World
CPR Dialogues 2020- Tracking Government Spending: Challenges in Social Policy Financing
CPR Dialogues 2020- The Air Pollution Crisis: Making Political Salience Count
CPR Dialogues 2020- Article 21 and India’s Social and Economic Rights
CPR Dialogues 2020- Challenges in Public Education: Balancing State and Non-State Actors
CPR Dialogues 2020- Emerging Trends in Indian Politics
CPR Dialogues 2020- Are India’s Financial Institutions in Crisis? Understanding India’s Economic Slowdown
CPR Dialogues 2020- The Role of Ideas in Shaping Policy
CPR Dialogues 2020- Indo-US Relations
CPR Dialogues 2020- Land and the Constitution: Solving Land Conflict in India
CPR Dialogues 2020- Political Elites and Local Bureaucratic Capacity