What is World Economic Forum-UPSC Analysis?
World Economic Forum is a Swiss non profit foundation established in 1971 based in Geneva, Switzerland.
Recognized by the Swiss authorities as to the international institution for public-private cooperation.
World Economic Forum engages the foremost political, business, cultural and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas.
Founder and Executive Chairman – Klaus Schwab.
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 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
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) 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
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,
Using Digital and Technological Tools for achieving SDGs and
Enhancing People to People exchanges.
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
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
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
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;