Samir  Saran

    Samir Saran

    Observer Research Foundation (ORF)

    Samir Saran is the President of the Observer Research Foundation (ORF), India’s premier think tank, headquartered in New Delhi. His research focuses on issues of global governance, climate change and energy policy, technology and media, and India’s foreign policy.

    He curates the Raisina Dialogue, India’s annual flagship platform on geopolitics and geo-economics, and is the founder of CyFy, India’s annual conference on cybersecurity and internet governance. He spearheads the foundation’s efforts to foster new international partnerships and incubate young leaders networks and youth led conversations globally.

    Samir is a member of the India-CEO Climate Action Group, Global Risks Advisory Board, and the Regional Action Group of the World Economic Forum (WEF). He has served as a Commissioner of The Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace. He is a member of the Board of Directors at ORF America.

    Samir has authored four books, edited important journals and publications and written several academic papers and book chapters. He is featured regularly in Indian and international print and broadcast media. His latest publications include The New World Disorder and The Indian Imperative with Shashi Tharoor and Pax Sinica: Implications for the Indian Dawn with Akhil Deo.


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      New Powers, Old Habits – Who Is Reshaping the Global Order?

      Gasometer Stage

      The decline of US hegemony and the rise of new powers have created a more competitive world. How are geopolitical risks affecting the world economy? Are we witnessing the decline of the West? What are India's ambitions in a geopolitical world? How are new powers emerging and rehaping the global order?

      Samir Saran, President, Observer Research Foundation
      Benedikt Franke, CEO, Munich Security Conference

    Übersicht: TDI 2024