The South Asian Speakers’ Summit 2017 discussed ways to achieve Sustainable Development Goals, which were adopted by the UN in September 2015.
Despite exclusion in the first round of conference, India attended the second round of Moscow meet on Afghanistan issues.
The Implementation and Assessment Group Meeting of the Global Initiative to Combat Nuclear Terrorism (GICNT) to begin from today in New Delhi.
SAARC’s 53rd Programming Committee meeting began yesterday in Kathmandu. It was attended by joint secretaries of all eight member states.
It is the second time that Tirupati is hosting the Indian Science Congress. It first hosted the Science Congress in 1983.
The Southern Zonal Council consists of Kerala, Karnataka, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry (UT) and Andhra Pradesh.
The Conference was most ambitious outreach undertaken by India on Ease of Doing Business. It showcased India’s focus on simplifying its business ecosystem.
The nations were concerned by high level of violence in Afghanistan caused by Taliban and other terror groups including Islamic State and its affiliates LeT, JeM and others.
The theme of the 24th APEC Summit was “Quality Growth and Human Development”. The architecture of Caral, an ancient city of Peru, served as the inspiration for the official logo of the APEC summit.
The theme of the 3rd World Internet Conference, which commenced on 16 November 2016, was Innovation-driven Internet Development for the Benefit of All – Building a Community of Common Future in Cyberspace.
Main agenda of the forum is to discuss priority topics such as boosting human capital development and upgrading small and medium-sized enterprises. It will witness participation from businessmen, investors and economic leaders of the 21 Pacific Rim countries.
ICN holds an Annual Conference which is hosted by a member competition agency. The last such Conference was hosted by Competition Commission of Singapore in April 2016. The Portuguese Competition Authority is hosting the next conference in May 2017.
The congress was called to discuss the solution of problems on agricultural biodiversity, as at present the world is facing challenges, like global malnutrition, climate change, increasing agriculture productivity, increasing shrinking food security and many more.
It is for the first time that India is hosting COP meeting of FCTC. It is the world’s biggest convention on tobacco control policy in which 180 countries are participating.
It is the first occasion that a Conference of Parties meeting is being held in India. The Conference will lead into Delhi Declaration for supporting measures for tobacco control.
Inaugurating the Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction Modi outlined a ten-point agenda for renewing efforts towards disaster risk reduction.
The two day summit was co-hosted by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) in partnership with related union ministries/departments and development partners.
PM Modi used the forum to attack Pakistan by describing it as the mother ship of terrorism that poses threat to prosperity and development of the region.
The Conference will be organised from 3 November to 5 November 2016 at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi by the Government of India in collaboration with the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR).
The Conference will focus on partnership with governments and stakeholders to imbibe the practices in the region’s development narrative.
It aims to provide long-term solutions for the benefit of the global community by assembling the various stakeholders on a single platform.
The conference aims at bringing together all such stakeholders, will create an opportunity for collective vision, collective understanding of the key elements of the Swachh Bharat Mission programme.
India was the first nation to boycott the summit conveyed to current SAARC Chair Nepal that increased cross-border terrorist attacks in the region is not conducive to successful holding of Summit.
The Summit was attended by the leaders of the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations. They are Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Brunei Darussalam, Vietnam, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Cambodia.
The Internet of Things is a system of interrelated computing devices, mechanical and digital machines, objects, animals or people that are provided with unique identifiers.
On 3 September 2016, Barack Obama and Xi Jinping announced the ratification of the Paris Agreement of the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference by their countries. The United States and China represent respectively 18 percent and 20 percent of global carbon dioxide emissions.
The Declaration mentions the need to address climate change and protection of ecological system and forest as well as food security, expeditious parliamentary approval of SDG related legislation and adequate budgetary resources.
The summit was attended by Heads of State and Heads of Government of NATO members including the USA President Barack Obama, Polish president Andrzej Duda and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.
The three day summit ended with certain recommendations on Skills Development & Entrepreneurship, Social Inclusion, Youth Volunteerism and youth participation in Governance.
The two-day BRICS Working Group meeting will be attended by all 5 members of BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) countries. The Union Power Ministry is hosting the meeting of the Working Group.