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G-20 analysis

G-20 analysis Context: This topic is important for UPSE GS Paper 2. The G20 summit in Rome, agreed to end international public finance for new coal power generation abroad by 2021-end and mobilise funds to support low emission power development to achieve ‘climate goals’ .Let’s understand G20 in detail. About the G20 The G20 is the international forum that brings together the world’s major economies. Its members account for more than 80% of world GDP, 7

WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization)

WIPO has its origins in the United International Bureaux for the Protection of Intellectual Property (BIRPI) which was established in 1893. It is a UN specialized agency created in 1967 to promote IP protection and encourage creative activity all over the World. Headquarter of WIPO is in Geneva - Switzerland. India joined in 1975. WIPO is basically a global forum for IP policy, services, information and coorperation. WIPO is a self funded agency&nbs

SCO Exercise Peaceful Mission : 2021

The 6th Edition of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Exercise Peaceful Mission : 2021 was held today. It was hosted by Russia at Orenburg Region of South West Russia. The aim of the exercise is to foster close relations between SCO Member States and to enhance abilities of the military leaders to command multinational military contingents. An Indian military contingent comprising of an all arms combined force of 200 personnel from Indian Army and Indian Air force is participatin

Asian Development Bank (ADB)

Asian Development Bank (ADB) is a regional development bank established on 19 December 1966. The Headquarters of ADB is in the Ortigas Center located in the city of Mandaluyong, Metro Manila, Philippines. India is a founding member of the Asian Development Bank (ADB). It aims to promote social and economic development in Asia and the Pacific. Members of Asian Development Bank (ADB) The bank admits the members of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia a

13th BRICS Summit 2021

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will chair the 13th BRICS Summit on 9 September 2021 in virtual format. The theme for the Summit is ‘BRICS@15: Intra-BRICS cooperation for continuity, consolidation and consensus’. India had outlined four priority areas for its Chairship. These are Reform of the Multilateral System, Counter Terrorism, Using Digital and Technological Tools for achieving SDGs and Enhancing People to People exchanges.

India at BRICS Digital Health Summit

Digital Health has become the priority in wake of COVID 19 Pandemic. The two waves presented us with unique challenges for which an effective and humane centralized response sensitive to regional needs was warranted. The Digital health was aptly utilized to manage the pandemic and enabled us for a much more scientific and data driven approach for strengthening our response. India’s National Digital Health Blueprint is an overarching architectural framework for digital initiative

India – ASEAN Trade

Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Ms. Anupriya Patel today inaugurated the “India-ASEAN Engineering Partnership Summit” organised by Engineering Exports Promotion Council (EEPC) with the support from Ministry of External Affairs and Department of Commerce. The focus of today’s summit is on collaborations in engineering sector. The summit offers an important platform for engagement of Indian industry on India-ASEAN partnership in engineering trade and invest

IBSA (India Brazil South Africa) Forum

Why in news? India organized the IBSA Tourism Ministers’ Meeting to promote tourism cooperation among the member states and reviewed the intra IBSA Tourism cooperation. During virtual meeting, the Minister for Tourism, Shri G Kishan Reddy highlighted the aggressive vaccination programme of the Government of India which has completed over 500 million doses of vaccine, making it the 2nd largest country in the world. The Ministers emphasised the importance of domestic tourism in re

G20 climate summit

G20 climate summit About Group of 20, 1999 It is an international forum for the governments and central bank governors from 19 countries and EU. Objectives: It deals with International Financial stability and all economic issues especially Trade War. It has 86% of Gross World Product (GWP) and 80% of World Trade. 2/3rd of World population. Members = 19 countries + EU: USA, Canada, Mexico; Argentina + Brazil; EU + Germany + France + UK + Italy; South Africa,

BRICS networking of Telescopes

The BRICS Astronomy Working Group has recommended networking of telescopes in member countries and creating a regional data network. Under the science, technology and innovation track of the BRICS 2021 calendar, India hosted the seventh meeting of BRICS Astronomy Working Group (BAWG) on online mode from May 19 and 20. Also present were astronomers from these countries. In the BAWG meeting, the delegates agreed to develop a flagship project in this area. It witnessed participation from al

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