G20: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

First Meeting of G-20 Anti-Corruption Working Group held

On October 22, 2020, the first ministerial meeting of G-20 anti-corruption working group was held. Saudi Arabia becomes the first country to host the meeting. Highlights The Anti-Corruption Working Group of G-20 was established in June 2010 at the Toronto Summit, G20. The main objective of the group is to make suggestions on boosting international ..

Global Initiative to reduce Land Degradation and Coral Reef program launched

The G20 Environment Ministers Meeting took place on September 16, 2020 as a part of the Sherpa Track for the G20 Leaders’ Summit 2020. The summit was hosted by Saudi Arabia. Key Highlights In the meeting, The Global Initiative on Reducing Land Degradation was launched. Theme of the meeting has been selected as- “Realizing Opportunities ..

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman attends 3rd G20 Finance Minister and Central Bank Governors Meeting

The Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs, Nirmala Sitharaman, participated in the 3rd G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors meeting under the Presidency of Saudi Arabia, through video conferencing, in order to deliberate on issues pertaining to the global economic outlook and G20 Finance Track priorities for the year 2020. On 15th April ..

Saudi King to chair emergency virtual G20 Summit

The King of Saudi Arabia Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud is set to chair an emergency virtual summit of G20 leaders, to accelerate the response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. At present, Saudi Arabia holds the G20 presidency and it called for the Virtual Leaders’ summit to be held on March 26. This is the ..

G20 Meeting of Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors held in Riyadh

The Meeting of Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors from G20 nations was recently organised in Riyadh from February 22-23, 2020. The delegates from across the world attended the meeting, which focussed on maintaining the growth of global economy amid the negative effect of Corona virus in China and some countries.