2015 G20 Summit held in Antalya, Turkey

Nov 17, 2015 18:19 IST

The 2015 G20 Summit was held for two days on 15 November and 16 November 2015 at Regnum Carya Hotel Convention Centre in Antalya, Turkey.

It was the tenth summit since the inception of G20 in 1999 and held under the Turkish leadership.

The focus of the summit was to evolve strategies to ensure inclusive and robust growth through collective action. For this to achieve, Turkey has proposed three I’s-Inclusiveness,Implementation and Investment for growth.

The summit was attended by all the leaders of the G20 including Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

However, France President Francois Hollande couldn’t attend the summit as Paris came under a coordinated terrorist attack on 13 November 2015 that killed around 130 civilians.

Besides urging for strong and coordinated actions against climate change and terrorism, the G-20 has reaffirmed its earlier goal of achieving two percent additional GDP growth by 2018.

On the sidelines of the summit, meetings of G7 and BRICS leaders took place.

At the end of the summit, Turkey handed over the presidency of the Grouping to China for 2016. The 2014 Summit was held at Brisbane in Australia.

G20 Members: Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, South Korea, Turkey, the United Kingdom, the United States of America and European Union.

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Who: 2015 G20 Summit

Where: Antalya , Turkey

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When: 15-16 November 2015

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