Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Current Affairs, GK & News

India attends SCO Summit: Key Facts

On November 10, 2020, India attended the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Summit. India was represented by PM Modi at the summit. This is the 20th summit of the organization and third for India since it became a member in 2017. India was an observer at the SCO since 2005. Since 2017, the Indian delegation is being ..

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India hosts SCO Foreign Trade and Economic Ministers Meeting

On October 28, 2020, the Union Commerce and Industries Minister Shri Piyush Goyal chaired the 19th SCO (Shanghai Cooperation Organisation) foreign trade and economic ministers meet. Highlights During the meet, the Minister remarked that countries have to leverage their Economic Strength to enhance trade and investment in the region. This according to the Minister will ..

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Armenia-Azerbaijan Conflict: Key Facts, Reasons, Causes, Impact on India

The territorial dispute between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the Nagorno-Karabakh region has increased recently with heavy clashes. Strategic Location Both Armenia and Azerbaijan are a part of the Transcaucasia region. It is the geographical region on the border of Eastern Europe and Western Asia. It consists of Armenia, Georgia and Azerbaijan. Background In 1920, the ..

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Council of Heads of Government (Prime Ministers) of SCO Member States 2020 to be held in India

During 5th meeting of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation(SCO) Member states for “Head of Ministeries and Departments of Science and Technology’ held in Moscow, Russia from 20th-22nd November, India has been selected to host the Council of Heads of Government (Prime Ministers) of SCO Member states in 2020. During the closing ceremony of the ‘5th Meeting of ..

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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, ..

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