World Sustainable Development Summit 2021

The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, will inaugurate the World Sustainable Development Summit 2021 on 10th of February through video conferencing. The World sustainable development summit will be organised under the theme- ‘Redefining Our Common Future: Safe and Secure Environment for All’.


  • The year will mark the 20th edition of summit.
  • It will be held in between 10th to 12th February 2021.
  • This summit is organised by the Energy and Resources Institute’s (TERI).
  • The summit will be organised with the aim to bring together a wide number of governments, academicians, business leaders, climate scientists, civil society and youth to fight against climate change.
  • The summit will be held the discussions on the topics ranging from the Climate finance, circular economy, Energy & industry transition, adaptation & resilience, nature-based solutions, clean oceans and air pollution.
  • The key partners of the summit are Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change and the Ministry of Earth Sciences.
  • The summit will be attended by the Speaker of the People’s Majlis of Maldives Mohamed Nasheed, Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea James Marape, Deputy Secretary General of the United Nations, Amina J. Mohammed, President of Guyana Dr Mohamed Irfaan Ali, and Union Minister of Environment, Forest, and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar.

World Sustainable Development Summit (WSDS)

It is the annual flagship event that is organised by the Energy and Resources Institute (TERI). The summit is organised with the aim of providing the long-term solutions to benefit the global community. It seeks to benefit by assembling various stakeholders on a single platform to initiate a step for the constructive action to combat the issues of the future of humanity. The summit is organised in accordance with the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement.

Sustainable Development Summit in Delhi

Energy and Resources Institute annually organises the Sustainable Development Summit in Delhi since 2001. It is an international platform that facilitate the exchange of knowledge covering the aspects of sustainable development.




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