G20: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

GoI launches India Climate Change Knowledge Portal

Published: November 28, 2020

The Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Shri Prakash Javadekar recently launched the India Climate Change knowledge portal. The portal will hold major information about the steps taken by the government at both National and international levels to address climate change issues. It will act as a single point information source providing information ..

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India to host G20 Summit in 2023

Published: November 23, 2020

The G20 summit of 2020 was hosted by Saudi Arabia recently. The subsequent G20 summits are to be held in Italy in 2021, Indonesia in 2022, India in 2023 and Brazil in 2024. About G20 summit, 2020 The main focus of the Summit was on resilient, inclusive and sustainable recovery from covid-19 crisis. During the ..

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Four Indian Cities selected by World Economic Forum to pioneer roadmap for Smart Cities

Published: November 18, 2020

On November 18, 2020, the World Economic Forum selected 36 cities from 22 countries for pioneering a policy road map for smart cities. These smart cities are being developed under the G20 Global Smart Cities Alliance. Of the 36 cities selected, four are Indian cities. The four Indian cities selected are Bengaluru, Faridabad, Indore and ..

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PM Modi to attend 12th BRICS Summit

Published: November 16, 2020

On November 17, 2020, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is to attend the 12th BRICS summit that is to be hosted by Russia. The summit is to be held under the theme “Global Stability, Shared Security and Innovative Growth”. The BRICS members to participate in the meeting are China, India, Brazil, Russia and South Africa. Key ..

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Historic Debt Pact of G20 to help poor countries hit by COVID-19

Published: November 16, 2020

The G20 countries for the first time agreed on a common framework to restructure government debts. This is because COVID-19 crisis has left the poorer countries at risk of failing to repay the loans. Earlier the G20 countries agreed on G20 Debt Service Suspension Initiative. Now, it is being signed as a pact with an ..

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