G20:

GS Paper 2: Topics Covered: Important International Institutions.   Context: US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen and her counterparts from the mostly western bloc recently walked out of a G20 finance boffins session as Russian officials began to speak. This was a boycott — to protest Moscow’s war on Ukraine. However, these countries were not joined …

FATF:

GS Paper 2: Topics Covered: Indian and its neighbourhood. Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate.   Context: Pakistan’s efforts to investigate and prosecute leaders of UN-designated terror groups in order to counter terror financing will be assessed during the ongoing meetings of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) in Paris. The multilateral …

G20 Summit:

GS Paper 2: Topics Covered: Important international institutions and groupings.   Context: The Union Cabinet has set in motion the process to build a Secretariat that will look after the affairs of organising the G20 summit in 2023. India will steer the international body as its President from December 1, 2022 to November 30, 2023, …

Insights into Editorial: Supporting agriculture the smart way

    Introduction: Several countries, especially the G-20, support their agriculture. But in a democratic system, policies are not always framed on scientific basis. They are often influenced by various lobbies, including politicians who, at election times, offer freebies like free electricity, farm loan waivers as ‘doles for votes’. This short-sightedness results in sub-optimal or …

SANSAD TV: PERSPECTIVE : 16TH G-20 SUMMIT: PEOPLE, PLANET & PROSPERITY

    Introduction: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is participated in the 16th G-20 Summit being held in Rome. The summit is very significant in view of COVID-19 pandemic. With the theme- ‘People, Planet, Prosperity’ discussions are being held on recovery from the pandemic & strengthening global health governance, Economic recovery & resilience, Climate change & …

Insights into Editorial: Time for action: On the G20 summit and the global political economy

    Context: At their first in-person meeting in two years, leaders of the G20 did not shy away from re-engaging with the biggest issues facing the global community today, including the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change, a major tax agreement, and steps to address concerns regarding global economic growth and stability.   Regarding G-20: The …

G20 Summit:

GS Paper 2: Topics Covered: Important international institutions and groupings.   Context: 2021 G20 Summit was held in Rome, Italy.   Objectives of the summit: The Group of 20 countries, which represent more than three-quarters of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions, had been looking for common ground and solid commitments on how to reduce emissions while …

Amidst all the turmoil, the primary principle in any action towards Afghanistan should be guided by humanitarian concerns. Examine.

Topic: Important International institutions, agencies and fora- their structure, mandate. 4. Amidst all the turmoil, the primary principle in any action towards Afghanistan should be guided by humanitarian concerns. Examine. (250 words) Difficulty level: Tough Reference: The Hindu Why the question: The Group of 20 (G20) has agreed to work together to avoid a humanitarian …

The Anti-Corruption Working Group:

GS Paper 2: Topics Covered: Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate.   Context: The G20 Anti-corruption Working Group, which for the first time includes sport as a specificity within its mandate, has reached consensus on the draft high level principles on Preventing and Combating Corruption.   About ACWG: Established by G20 Leaders at …

G20

Topics Covered: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests. G20: Why in News? A virtual meeting of G20 Education Ministers was held recently to discuss and share experiences of member countries in the three identified areas of Education – Continuity in Times of Crises, Early Childhood Education and Internationalization …

G20

Topics Covered: Important international institutions and groupings. G20 What to study? For Prelims: G20- composition, objectives, functions and programmes. For Mains: Significance of the group, criticisms wrt its functioning and reforms needed. Context: Union Commerce and Industry Minister recently attended the 2nd G20 Virtual Trade & Investment Ministers Meeting, held through video-conferencing. What is the G20? The …