Category: Conferences

Naval Commanders’ Conference 2020

Naval Commanders’ Conference 2020
  • The Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh addressed the Naval Commanders’ Conference 2020 which was held in New Delhi, India from August 19 to 21, 2020. He reviewed the innovations by Indian Navy to combat COVID 19 pandemic.

India officials take part in virtual EAG plenary meet

India officials take part in virtual EAG plenary meet
  • Indian executives, along with representatives from enforcement agencies, on 20th June, visited the virtual 32nd special Eurasian Group on Combating Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism (EAG) plenary meeting, under the aegis of the Financial Action Task Force.

Russia leads BRICS Heads of Tax Authorities meet

BRICS
  • The meeting of the Heads of Tax Authorities of the BRICS countries, viz. Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa was held on 29 May. The meeting was done by the Federal Tax Service of Russia.

2nd Extraordinary G20 Virtual Trade and Investment Ministerial Meet

G20 Virtual Trade and Investment Ministerial Meet
  • The second edition of Extraordinary G20 Virtual Trade and Investment Ministerial Meet was organized under the presidency of Saudi Arabia.
  • The meeting was chaired by the Saudi Minister of Commerce, Majid Al Qasabi, in the presence of the Minister of Investment, Khalid Al-Faleh.

TDB & CII organizes Digital Conference “RE-START”

TDB & CII organizes Digital Conference “RE-START”
  • Technology Development Board (TDB) and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) have jointly made a Digital Conference “RE-START”.
  • The digital conference “RE-START (Reboot the Economy through Science, Technology and Research Translations)” was discussed by Union Minister of Science & Technology, Earth Sciences and Health & Family Welfare, Harsh Vardhan.

Bamboo conclave held through video conferencing

Bamboo conclave
  • A Bamboo Conclave was held via Video Conference and was lectured by Union Minister of State (I/C) Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), Dr. Jitendra Singh.
  • AIM: To discuss the importance of Bamboo, which will give an opportunity for India to emerge as an economic powerpost COVID-19.

G-20 Extraordinary Agriculture Ministers Meet organized by Saudi Arabia

Virtual G20 Leaders’ Summit to prepare an action plan against COVID-19
  • Saudi arabia organized G-20 Extraordinary Agriculture Ministers Meeting virtually  due to COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Main focus of the meeting was on the food availability and to tackle any possibility of food shortage due to coronavirus. Union Agriculture minister Narendra Singh tomar participated in this meeting.
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COP26 climate change conference deferred until 2021 due to COVID-19

COP26 climate change conference
  • A major UN climate change conference to take place in November has been deferred until 2021 due to coronavirus pandemic
  • The COP26 summit was set to be organized by the U.K. at the Scottish Event Campus (SEC) in Glasgow, Scotland, with over 30,000 people supposed to attend.