SCO: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

UN-SCO cooperation to fight terrorism

At an event on the UN-SCO cooperation on peace, security and stability, Guterres organized on 19 Nov,  UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has lauded the counter-terrorism partnership between the world body and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization. The event was jointly organized by the Russian UN mission and the SCO. The SCO is an intergovernmental international organization, ..

2019 meeting of Council of Heads of Government (CHG) of SCO held in Tashkent

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has represented India at a meeting of Council of Heads of Government (CHG) of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) in Tashkent on November 1-2. It was the 3rd CHG meeting of the SCO after India became the member of the grouping in 2017.The SCO is an influential regional security grouping which is ..

SCO: Bishkek Declaration

The Bishkek Declaration released at the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) urged the international community to strengthen global cooperation in efforts against terrorism without politicization and double standards. Countering Terrorism and Promoting Cooperation The declaration called for enhanced cooperation to promote peace and development. The situation in global politics and economy remains tense. The process of ..

SCO: India s Global and Regional Interests

The origin of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) can be traced back to Shanghai Five which comprised of China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia and Tajikistan. SCO came into existence with the inclusion of Uzbekistan to the group in 2001. SCO was expanded to include India and Pakistan in 2017. India s Global and Regional Interests SCO ..

BIMSTEC Leaders invited to PM Modi Swearing-In

Prime Minister Modi has invited leaders of BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation) countries along with those from the Kyrgyz Republic and Mauritius for his swearing-in ceremony to be held on May 30. The Swearing ceremony for the first tenure saw the participation of SAARC leaders including Pakistan. Significance of ..

SCO Mass Media Forum

The Second Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Mass Media Forum was inaugurated by the President of Kyrgyz Republic Mr S. Jeenbeko. Objectives of the SCO Mass Media Forum To strengthen the exchange and cooperation in the field of mass media amongst SCO countries. To provide a platform for active work through mass media to create an ..

The delegation of Ministry of Information and Broadcasting represented India at 2019 SCO Mass Media Forum at Bishkek

The 2nd edition of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Mass Media Forum was held at Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan from 23-26 May, 2019. A delegation from I&B Ministry represented India at the Forum. The Forum was inaugurated by the President of Kyrgyz Republic Mr. S. Jeenbeko. The President in his inaugural address highlighted the importance of Mass Media ..

2019 Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Council of Foreign Ministers held in Bishkek

On May 21, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj attended a two-day meeting of the 2019 Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Council of Foreign Ministers in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. Ms. Swaraj took up terror strikes at Pulwama and Sri Lanka and urged member nations of SCO for greater counter-terror cooperation. She said that India is open to strengthen ..