New Delhi: The US-based Global Peace Foundation and New Delhi-based Sunday Guardian Foundation will jointly host an international conference on âTowards a Values-Based Consensus in South Asia and the Indo-Pacificâ on Wednesday September 29, in virtual mode. The conference aims to identify the main challenges facing countries around the world, in particular South Asia and the Indo-Pacific region, and make concrete recommendations to improve the security apparatus. In the event, various stakeholders, particularly in the United States and India, are invited to discuss some of the key areas of collaboration to address the global challenges of growing religious extremism, strategic and security threats posed. by recent developments in Afghanistan and a proactive alliance between China and Pakistan. that seems to be emerging in recent times. The conference was also contextual in the sense that the entire region is constantly threatened by geopolitical changes which have had security implications that require periodic review and action.
The event is divided into two parts. In the first part, the theme is âTackling extremism at its root: strategies based on shared valuesâ and the theme of the second session is âStrengthening regional collaboration towards peace, security, freedom. and human rights â.
A host of distinguished academics, international relations experts and policy makers will attend the conference. It will include Subramanian Swamy, Member of Parliament, Madhav Das Nalapat, Chair of Geopolitics, University of Manipal, Jagannath Panda, Fellow at the Manohar Parrikar Institute for Defense Studies and Analysis and Aishwarya Pandit, Co-founder of the Sunday Guardian. Foundation.
Experts from India and abroad will share their experiences and strengthen their strategies to deal with the threats India in particular and the world in general face due to the growing trends of intimidating powers trying to destabilize South Asia and the Indo-Pacific lately. .