Category: International Summits


The 36th ASEAN Summit to be hosted by Vietnam

36th ASEAN Summit to be hosted by Vietnam
  • On June 26, 2020, the 36th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit was carried out by video conference on the theme “Cohesive and Responsive ASEAN”. The summit was led by Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc as Vietnam is ASEAN’s chair in 2020.

Trustees of PM CARES select SARC & Associates as auditor of the fund

PM Modi
  • Trustees of the PM CARES Fund have selected SARC & Associates as auditor of the fund. Its website tells trustees of the fund, which is called Prime Minister’s Citizens Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations (PM CARES) Fund, designated “SARC & Associates, Chartered Accountants, New Delhi, as the auditors” for three years.

Modi-Morrison online summit: India, Australia sign landmark defense pact

Modi-Morrison online summit
  • India and Australia on 4th June upgraded their bonds to a comprehensive strategic partnership and inked seven agreements including a landmark deal for reciprocal access to military bases for logistics support through an online summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison.

Germany hosts 11th session of Petersberg Climate Dialogue virtually

petersberg climate dialogue
  • Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate change, Prakash Javadekar attended the 11th session of Petersberg Climate Dialogue virtually hosted by Germany and co-hosted by United Kingdom.

Nirmala Sitharaman attends Annual Board of governors meeting of NDB

New development Bank (NDB)
  • 5th Annual meeting of Board of Governors of New Development Bank(NDB) was attended by Union Minister of Finance & Corporate Affairs, Nirmala Sitharaman through Video conferencing.

Virtual G20 Leaders’ Summit to prepare an action plan against COVID-19

Virtual G20 Leaders’ Summit to prepare an action plan against COVID-19
  • The Virtual G20 Summit was held to prepare a plan to combat the Carona pandemic & to control its humanitarian and economic impact.
  • PM Modi said, that G-20 has a vital global role to play in addressing the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Saudi Arabia hosted the video summit.

Saudi Arabia’s King to head Virtual Summit of G20 leaders

Saudi Arabia’s King
  • Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud will head the Extraordinary Virtual G20 leaders’ Summit.
  • The summit will ponder over strategies to combat the coronavirus pandemic.

7th World Cities Summit to be organized in Singapore

7th World Cities Summit
  • The 7th World Cities Summit (WCS) will be organized in Singapore. It is held by Singapore’s Centre for Liveable Cities and the Urban Redevelopment Authority.
  • The theme for WCS 2020 is ”Livable and Sustainable Cities: Adapting to a Disrupted World”.

3rd edition of WION Global Summit 2020 held in Dubai,UAE

WION Global Summit 2020
  • On March 5, 2020, WION (World Is One News), the India’s first International News Channel,has arranged its 3rd edition of Global summit 2020 based on the theme “Navigating and negotiating global imperatives” at The Oberoi, in Dubai, UAE ( United Arab Emirates).
  • It saw the participation of global leaders to engage in dialogue on a common global agenda to underscore the critical obstacles of climate change, global governance, economic slowdown, and global crisis that threatens to become the new normal.

Sri Lanka to organize 5th BIMSTEC Summit in September

5th BIMSTEC Summit

The 5th edition of Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) Summit 2020 to be organized in Colombo, Sri Lanka in the month of September 2020. The summit will be preceded by the 17th Ministerial Meeting and 21st Senior Officials Meeting by the end of 2020.