Summits

India Water Impact Summit 2018

8/12/2018 | Geography | Resources

India Water Impact Summit 2018 was jointly organized by the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) and the Centre for Ganga River Basin Management an ...

India to Chair Kimberley Process from 1st January 2019

6/12/2018 | Economic Affairs | External Sector

The Kimberley Process Certification Scheme (KPCS) Plenary 2018, was held in Brussels, Belgium, in November 2018. European Union handed over the Chairm ...

India pavilion at COP 24

4/12/2018 | Environment and Ecology | Summits

The Union Environment Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan participated in the inauguration of Indian Pavilion at the 24th meeting of Conference of Parties (COP ...

80th Session of World Customs Organization

4/12/2018 | International Affairs | International Institutions

80th Session of the Policy Commission of the World Customs Organization (WCO) was held recently in Mumbai. The Session was organized by the WCO and ho ...

Sustainable Blue Economy Conference

2/12/2018 | Environment and Ecology | Sustainable Development

The first Sustainable Blue Economy Conference was held in Nairobi, capital of Kenya. It was organized by Kenya and co-hosted by Japan and Canada. Indi ...

Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)

19/11/2018 | International Affairs | International Institutions

The 2018 APEC summit was held recently held in Papua New Guinea. It ended with no joint statement from the leaders – a first in APEC history – and wit ...

Indo China Talks on Annual Defence and Security

16/11/2018 | India and the world | Indo China

India and China held the ninth Annual Defence and Security Dialogue in Beijing after a one-year gap due to the Doklam standoff. Both countries agreed ...

11th Global Agriculture Summit – 2018

2/11/2018 | Economic Affairs | Agriculture

11th Global Agriculture Leadership Summit & Awards were recently organised by Indian Council of Food and Agriculture (ICFA) with support of Ministry o ...

12th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Summit

20/10/2018 | India and the world | International Institutions

The 12th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Summit was held in Brussels, Belgium. The theme of summit was ‘Global Partners for Global Challenges’. It was chai ...

21st Central Zonal Council Meeting

25/9/2018 | Indian Polity | Centre-State Relations

The 21st Central Zonal Council meeting was held in Lucknow and was chaired by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh. The Council discussed various issues ...

7th UNWTO Global Summit

21/9/2018 | International Affairs | International Institutions

7th UNWTO Global Summit on Urban Tourism is being held in Seoul, capital of South Korea. This summit is organised by World Tourism Organization (UNWTO ...

4th World Summit on Accreditation (WOSA-2018)

12/9/2018 | Social Issues | Education

4th World Summit on Accreditation (WOSA-2018) was held in New Delhi. World Summit on Accreditation (WOSA) is a biennial Summit organised by NBA, which ...

6th East Asia Summit- Economic Ministers’ Meeting

6/9/2018 | India and the world | Regional Groupings

6th East Asia Summit- Economic Ministers’ Meeting (EAS-EMM) was recently held in Singapore. The Ministers agreed to the importance of keeping markets ...

First review meeting of Department of Official Language

1/9/2018 | Indian Polity | Others

The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh recently chaired first review meeting of the Department of Official Language of MHA to discuss the function ...

G20 Digital Economy Ministerial Meeting

31/8/2018 | International Affairs | International Institutions

In the framework of the Argentinian presidency of G20, the 2018 edition of Digital Economy ministerial meeting is being held in Salta, Argentina. The ...

SCO Peace Mission Exercise

26/8/2018 | International Affairs | International Institutions

The 2018 SCO Peace Mission Exercise is being held in Russia.As part of the SCO initiatives, the SCO Peace Mission Exercise is conducted biennially for ...

International Conference on Recent Advances in Food Processing Technology (iCRAFPT)

20/8/2018 | Economic Affairs | Agriculture

International Conference on Recent Advances in Food Processing Technology (iCRAFPT) 2018 is being held at Indian Institute of Food Processing Technolo ...

First Meeting of India-Bangladesh Joint Committee on Border Haats

28/7/2018 | India and the world | Indo-Bangladesh

First meeting of India-Bangladesh Joint Committee on Border Haats was recently held in Agartala, Tripura. In the meeting both sides noted the positive ...

AMCDRR 2018

4/7/2018 | Geography | Disasters

The Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction 2018 (AMCDRR 2018) will be held in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. It is convened by the UN Office ...

28th Meeting of Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG)

21/6/2018 | Security Issues | International Institutions

28th NSG plenary meeting was held recently in Jurmala, Latvia. With this, Latvia has become the first Baltic state to Chair the NSG. There was no head ...

Fourth Meeting of NITI Aayog Governing Council

18/6/2018 | Economic Affairs | Planning in India

The fourth meeting of the Governing Council of NITI Aayog was held under the chairmanship of the Prime Minister. It was attended by 23 Chief Ministers ...

10th Meeting of Global Alliance to Eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis

16/6/2018 | Social Issues | Health

India is hosting the 10th meeting of Global Alliance to Eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis. India has highest burden of Lymphatic Filariasis and there is ...

G7 Summit

12/6/2018 | International Affairs | International Institutions

G7 Summit is an event conducted annually where world leaders from seven powerful economies of the world, US, Canada, UK, France, Germany, Japan and It ...

3rd Mission Innovation Ministerial

22/5/2018 | Science Affairs | Energy

The third Mission Innovation Ministerial meeting was organized in Malmo Sweden for from 22-23 May, 2018. Ministers and high level delegates from 23 co ...

World Health Assembly

22/5/2018 | Science Affairs | Health

71st meeting of World Health Assembly was held at Geneva. In addition to its three main themes of celebrating the 70th anniversary of the Organization ...

15th Asia Media Summit

10/5/2018 | International Affairs | International Institutions

The 15th Asia Media Summit (AMS) 2018 is being hosted by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India, jointly with the Indian In ...

Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2018

20/4/2018 | India and the world | International Institutions

The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2018 (CHOGM 2018) was held in London, United Kingdom. It was overall 25th meeting of the heads of governm ...

Weisbaden conference

18/4/2018 | Security Issues | External Security

Wiesbaden Conference 2018 was held in India. Representatives from the 39 countries, as well as experts from the UNSC 1540 Committee and UN Office for ...

India to host the 16th International Energy Forum Ministerial

12/4/2018 | Geography | Energy

India will host the 16th International Energy Forum Ministerial (IEF—16). The ministerial comes in the backdrop of a supply cut by the Organization of ...

World Sustainable Development Summit 2018 held in New Delhi

17/2/2018 | Environment and Ecology | Sustainable Development

The 2018 edition of World Sustainable Development Summit (WSDS 2018) was held at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi. It was inaugurated by Prime Minister Nare ...

6th World Government Summit held in Dubai

13/2/2018 | International Affairs | International Institutions

The sixth edition of World Government Summit (WGS) 2018 was held at Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) from February 11 to 13, 2018 ...

Delhi Declaration

28/1/2018 | International Affairs | Regional Groupings

The ASEAN-India Commemorative Summit was held in New Delhi to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the establishment of sectoral dialogue between two sid ...

All India Whips’ Conference

10/1/2018 | Indian Polity | Parliament

The 18th All India Whips’ Conference was recently inaugurated at Udaipur, Rajasthan. The conference is hosting around 90 Delegates belonging to 19 Sta ...

ASEAN-India Connectivity Summit (AICS)

13/12/2017 | India and the world | Regional Groupings

The ASEAN-India Connectivity Summit (AICS) held in New Delhi from December 11-12. The theme of the meeting is ‘Powering Digital and Physical Linkages ...

China hosts Inter-Governmental Meeting of Asia and Pacific Decade for Persons with Disabilities

30/11/2017 | Social Issues | Disadvantaged Groups

The High Level Inter-Governmental Mid-Point meeting of Asia and Pacific Decade for Persons with Disabilities, 2013-2022 is being held in Beijing. The ...

Global Conference on Cyber Space 2017

23/11/2017 | Security Issues | Cyber Security

Indian Prime minister inaugurates the fifth edition of the Global Conference on Cyber Space or GCCS in Delhi. GCCS is one of the world’s largest confe ...

Shanghai Cooperation Organization

20/11/2017 | International Affairs | Regional Groupings

The Shanghai Cooperation Organization Meeting of the Ministers of Member States responsible for Foreign Economic and Foreign Trade was recently held i ...

COP 23

20/11/2017 | Environment and Ecology | Climate

Fiji has presided over COP23 in Bonn with the support of the government of Germany. COP23 took place in Bonn, Germany, from 6-17 November. COP23 is th ...

South Asia Regional Training and Technical Assistance Center (SARTTAC)

19/11/2017 | India and the world | International Institutions

An Interim Meeting of the Steering Committee of the International Monetary Fund (IMF)’s South Asia Regional Training and Technical Assistance Center ( ...

International Energy Agency (IEA) summit, 2017

14/11/2017 | Environment and Ecology | Renewable Energy

The 2017 IEA Ministerial Meeting was held in Paris. The focus of the meeting was on global energy challenges and how they can be overcome. About Inter ...

World Congress of Mental Health

7/11/2017 | Social Issues | Health

The World Federation for Mental Health, the largest global alliance of mental health professionals, national health associations, NGOs, policy experts ...

Global Clubfoot Conference

5/11/2017 | Social Issues | Health

The President of India inaugurated the Global Clubfoot Conference being organised by the CURE India in partnership with the Ministry of Health and Fam ...

UN Summit on Conservation of Migratory Species

3/11/2017 | Environment and Ecology | Wildlife

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has announced that India will host next Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild An ...

Bali Declaration

9/9/2017 | International Affairs | International Institutions

India has disassociated itself from the adoption of the Bali Declaration as it referred to the violence in the Rakhine state of Myanmar and emphasised ...

Xiamen Declaration

6/9/2017 | India and the world | International Institutions

9th BRICS summit was recently held in Xiamen, China. This is the second time the China has hosted the summit after the 2011 summit. At the end of the ...

BIMSTEC meeting

15/8/2017 | International Affairs | Regional Groupings

The 15th ministerial meeting of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation concluded recently in Kathmandu, en ...

Global Conference on Cyber Space (GCCS) 2017

23/7/2017 | Security Issues | Cyber Security

India will host Global Conference on Cyber Space (GCCS) 2017, the world’s largest conference on cyber space and related issues in New Delhi. This is f ...

G 20 Summit 2017

12/7/2017 | International Affairs | G-20

The two-day G-20 summit 2017 was held in Hamburg, Germany. Highlights of the summit: There was no consensus with the USA regarding climate protection: ...

Beijing Declaration On Education

9/7/2017 | India and the world | International Institutions

BRICS ministers of education and assigned representatives have adopted ‘Beijing Declaration on Education’ in a recently held 5th meeting of BRICS Mini ...

BIO International Convention

23/6/2017 | Science Affairs | Biotechnology

The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) BIO 2017 was held in the San Diego Convention Centre, San Diego. India is also participating in this s ...

SCO (Shanghai Cooperation Organisation) Summit 2017

13/6/2017 | International Affairs | International Institutions

India and Pakistan has become the full members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) India’s membership was strongly pushed by Russia while P ...

Mission Innovation Ministerial and Clean Energy Ministerial

6/6/2017 | Environment and Ecology | Renewable Energy

Second Mission Innovation Ministerial and 8th Clean Energy Ministerial is going in Bejing, China. An Indian delegation led by Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Minis ...

G 7 summit

31/5/2017 | International Affairs | International Institutions

The 43rd G7 summit was held in the picturesque mountain-side town of Taormina in Sicily, Italy. Who are the members of G7? The Group of Seven (G7) is ...

North Eastern Council

30/5/2017 | Indian Polity | States

Meeting of the North Eastern Council was recently held under the chairmanship of Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North ...

Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

27/5/2017 | Geography | Disasters

The 2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction is being held in Cancun, Mexico. The Global Platform is the most important international forum de ...

Annual Meeting of African Development Bank

24/5/2017 | India and the world | Indo Africa

The 52nd Annual Meetings of the African Development bank are being held in Gandhinagar. This is the first time that the Annual Meetings of AfDB are be ...

One Belt One Road (OBOR) Summit

15/5/2017 | India and the world | Indo China

India has skipped One Belt One Road (OBOR) project summit as a part of it passes through the Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir. India categorically stated tha ...

BRS Conventions

24/4/2017 | Environment and Ecology | Pollution

An inter-ministerial Indian delegation headed by the Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change is going to participate in the 2017 ...

National Conference on Down syndrome

29/3/2017 | Social Issues | Health

National Conference on Down syndrome was recently inaugurated in New Delhi. The Conference was organized by The National Trust for the welfare of pers ...

International Diamond Conference

22/3/2017 | Economic Affairs | Industry

International Diamond Conference “Mines to Market 2017” was recently held in Mumbai. The conference on the theme of Mines to Market 2017", brings toge ...

CLMV (Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Vietnam) Business Conclave

1/3/2017 | International Affairs | Asia

Fourth edition of India – CLMV (Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Vietnam) Business Conclave was held in Jaipur, capital of Rajasthan. This conference wa ...

Indian Seed Congress

15/2/2017 | Economic Affairs | Agriculture

Indian Seed Congress – 2017 is being held in Kolkata. The theme of Seed Congress is “Seed of Joy” which is very much in line with vision of this gover ...

56th Meeting of the Central Geological Programming Board

10/2/2017 | Geography | Geological issues

The 56th Central Geological Programming Board (CGPB) meeting of the Geological Survey of India (GSI), Ministry of Mines is being held in New Delhi Dur ...

Annual Maritime Power Conference – 2017

9/2/2017 | India and the world | Indo Myanmar

The National Maritime Foundation (NMF) is conducting its Annual Maritime Power Conference-2017 at the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA ...

The Asia LPG Summit

7/2/2017 | Environment and Ecology | Pollution

The WLPGA Asia LPG Summit was recently inaugurated in Delhi. In this event, India showcased its various initiatives such as the Ujjwala, Direct Benefi ...

India to host key RCEP meeting

6/2/2017 | International Affairs | Asean

India would host the negotiations for mega trade deal RCEP which aims at liberalising norms for trade in goods and services and boost investment among ...

BIMSTEC

31/1/2017 | International Affairs | Regional Groupings

Nepal, as the BIMSTEC chair, is scheduled to host the group’s summit this year, the first since the new government in India assumed office in May 2014 ...

Joint International Task force on Shared Intelligence and Collaboration

23/1/2017 | Security Issues | External Security

India participated in the Joint International Taskforce on Shared Intelligence and Collaboration (JITSIC) meeting held recently in Paris where 30 Reve ...

Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA)

22/1/2017 | International Affairs | International Institutions

Workshop on MSME Cooperation amongst Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) Member countries was recently held in India. This workshop aims to strengthen ...

Asia Pacific Ministerial Conference on Housing and Urban Development (APMCHUD)

17/12/2016 | International Affairs | International Institutions

Sixth edition of Asia Pacific Ministerial Conference on Housing and Urban Development (APMCHUD) was held in New Delhi. This conference sought to addre ...

Amritsar Declaration

5/12/2016 | International Affairs | Asia

The 6th Ministerial Conference on Heart of Asia-Istanbul process of Afghanistan adopted the Amritsar declaration to focus on concerned countries to ad ...

Cabinet approves India’s position at Kigali conference

3/12/2016 | Environment and Ecology | Climate

The Union Cabinet has given its approval to the negotiating position adopted by the Government of India at the recent Meeting of Parties (MoP) to the ...

9th International Regulatory Cooperation for Herbal Medicines

9/11/2016 | Social Issues | Health

The 9th Annual Meeting of International Regulatory Cooperation for Herbal Medicines (IRCH) has begun at New Delhi. The Ministry of AYUSH has organized ...

Conference of the Parties (COP 7) On FCTC

9/11/2016 | Social Issues | Health

The seventh session of the Conference of the Parties (COP7) has begun in Delhi. It is the first occasion that a COP meeting is being held in India. CO ...

New Delhi Declaration, Asian Regional Plan adopted at AMCDRR 2016

8/11/2016 | Geography | Disasters

The Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (AMCDRR) 2016 recently came to an end with the adoption of the ‘New Delhi Declaration’ and ...

17th Indo - Russia Summit

21/10/2016 | India and the world | Indo Russia

India and Russia signed a total of 16 agreements at the 17th annual bilateral summit in the western Indian state of Goa. Highlights of the summit: In ...

National Summit on Fortification of Food

20/10/2016 | Economic Affairs | Food Management

The National Summit on Fortification of Food to address interventions in combating micronutrient malnutrition in the country was concluded recently. F ...

Goa Declaration: BRICS summit, 2016

19/10/2016 | International Affairs | Institutions

Eighth BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) summit was held from 15 to 16 October 2016 in Benaulim city of Goa, India. It was held un ...

India to host first AMCDRR after Sendai Framework

11/10/2016 | International Affairs | Summits

The Government of India is hosting the Asian Ministerial Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction (AMCDRR) next month in collaboration with the United N ...

ASEAN Summit, 2016

11/9/2016 | International Affairs | Asean

The 28th and 29th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit was held in Vientiane, Laos from 6th to 8th September 2016. Next summit will b ...

G 20 Summit, 2016

9/9/2016 | International Affairs | G-20

11th meeting of G – 20 summit was concluded in the city of Hangzhou. It was the first ever G20 summit to be hosted in China. Next G 20 summit in 2017 ...

Jaipur Declaration

23/8/2016 | India and the world | International Institutions

BRICS Women Parliamentarians forum has unanimously passed the Jaipur Declaration on the concluding day of the Forum’s meeting held in Jaipur. The 19-p ...

Shangri La Dialogue

7/6/2016 | Security Issues | External Security

15th Asia Security Summit: The IISS Shangri-La Dialogue held from 3-5 June 2016. Highlights The territorial spat over the South China Sea once again d ...

G - 7 summit

30/5/2016 | International Affairs | International Institutions

Japan hosted the 42nd G7 Summit in Ise-Shima. The G7 Ise-Shima Summit is the first G7 Summit to be convened in Asia since the Summit in Toyako, Hokkai ...

Maritime India Summit 2016 (MIS 2016)

18/4/2016 | Economic Affairs | Infrastructure

Maritime India Summit 2016 (MIS 2016) has been organized from April 14-16, 2016 at Mumbai, India. It is a maiden flagship initiative of the Ministry o ...

WEF Meeting, 2016: Davos

28/1/2016 | International Affairs | International Institutions

46th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum concluded in Davos, Switzerland. This meeting discuss the issues around the theme “Mastering the Fourt ...

Global Solar Alliance

2/12/2015 | Environment and Ecology | Renewable Energy

India’s prime minister has launched an international solar alliance of over 120 countries with the French president, François Hollande, a ...

ASEAN 27th Summit

23/11/2015 | International Affairs | Summits

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) was proclaimed a community through a declaration signed by the ASEAN leaders at its 27th Summit. It ...

APEC Summit – 2015

18/11/2015 | International Affairs | Summits

Leaders of APEC, met in Manila under the theme of ‘Building Inclusive Economies, Building a Better World,’ determined to take action to fu ...

G20

17/11/2015 | International Affairs | Summits

G20 leaders , including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Monday vowed to conduct joint action against growing global terrorism as well as choking terr ...

India-Africa Forum Summits (IAFS)-III

3/11/2015 | India and the world | Indo Africa

3rd India-Africa Forum Summits (IAFS) concluded in Delhi recently. It witnessed the participation of 54 African nations, involving around 40 heads of ...

BRICS nations to check human trafficking, migrant smuggling

12/10/2015 | International Affairs | Regional Groupings

Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa have issued a Joint Declaration to combat and prevent organised human trafficking and migrant smuggling, ...

South Asian Sub-Regional Drug Focal Point Meeting held in New Delhi

15/9/2015 | International Affairs | Summits

Sub-Regional Drug Focal Point Meeting and Drug Demand Reduction (DDR) Expert Group Consultation, South Asia under the Colombo Plan Drug Advisory Progr ...

Delhi Decleration - Global Call to Action Summit

26/8/2015 | International Affairs | Summits

Twenty-two countries, including India, which contribute 70 per cent of the world’s child and maternal mortality burden, have adopted the Delhi Declara ...

BRICS Summit 2015

14/7/2015 | International Affairs | Regional Groupings

Venue: Ufa, Russia BRICS: Brazil-Russia-India-China-South Africa Theme: 'Partnership: A powerful factor for global development' Attended by: I ...

G-7 Meet

9/6/2015 | International Affairs | Summits

Venue: Kruen (Germany) Leaders from the Group of Seven (G7) industrial nations backed a tough line towards Moscow at the start of a summit in the Bava ...

Minsk Summit

12/2/2015 | International Affairs | Summits

Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine agreed to a deal that offers a "glimmer of hope" for an end to fighting in eastern Ukraine. The deal env ...

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