Important Summits Held In November December 2015 Current Affairs

Important Summits Held In November December 2015 Current Affairs

Important Summits Held In November December 2015 Current Affairs

Important Summits Held In November December 2015 Current Affairs

SummitDetails
18th India-Iran Joint Commission Meeting
  • 18th India-Iran Joint Commission Meeting held in New Delhi
  • The session was co-chaired by External Affairs Minister of India (EAM) and H.E. Mr. Ali Tayebnia, Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
  • The two Ministers reviewed the progress in trade and economic cooperation and a number of related matters, and discussed the possibilities in cooperation in railways, including by supply of rails, rolling stock, signalling and other works and India’s participation in Chahbahar – Zahedan -Mashhad railway line.
 UNFCCC’s Paris Summit
  • UnImportant Summits Held In November December 2015 Current Affairsited nation conference on climate change (COP-21) Held at Paris, France during November-December 2015.
  • Member-states will prepare “nationally determined contributions” (NDCs) to reduce GHG emission and do their best to keep global warming below 2 degree Celcius.
  • 1st world will have to help 3rd world. Review process each five years.
  • Mobilize $100 billion by 2020 to help 3rd world countries to Fight Against climate change
  • Will prepare new mechanism similar to Kyoto that allowed for carbon credit.
UNDP’s Human Development Index Report
  • Prepared by UNDP since 1990 based on the formula of Economists Amartya Sen and Mahbub ul Haq.Important Summits Held In November December 2015 Current Affairs
  • Latest Human development index report released in December 2015.
  • Theme: Rethinking work for Human Development.
  • 1st Rank: Norway and most bogus is Niger at Rank 188.
  • India ranks 130 out of 188. (improved compared to previous year)
  • Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal and Myanmar ranks below us.
WTO Nairobi
  • World trade organization DG is Roverto Azevedo.
  • Ministerial conference held every 2 years. 9th conference held in Bali, Indonesia in 2013.
  • 10th ministerial conference of WTO, Held at Nairobi, Kenya in 2015, December.Important Summits Held In November December 2015 Current Affairs
  • Outcome: “Nairobi Package” i.e. six decisions on ago, cotton, and LDC.
  • Commitment to abolish export subsidies on agriculture. 1st world to abolish immediately and 3rd world in phased manner in next 8 years.
  • No firm decision on Special Safeguard Mechanism (SSM) for Developing Countries i.e. they could increase duties on imported agriculture items 1st world temporarily to protect local farmers.
  • No solution to the public stockholding norms.
  • Success in IT-trade deal. Almost all IT imports will become import duty free by 2019
Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO)
  • Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) meet held at Zhengzhou.
  • New Delhi and Islamabad were also Present in meeting.
  • You Know India and Pakistan are not Full member of SCO. So Both Countries were just Observer.
  • India has opposed the China-Pakistan economic corridor as it involved certain sovereignty issues.”
World Internet conference
  • 2nd World Internet conference held at Wuzen, China
  • The 2nd World Internet Conference, also known as the Wuzhen Summit, will take place Dec 16 -18, in Wuzhen, Zhejiang.
  • Themed “an Interconnected World Shared and Governed by All – Building a Cyberspace Community of Shared Destiny”, the event will be hosted by the Cyberspace Administration of China and the Zhejiang Provincial Government.
 BRICS Media Summit 2015
  •  China hosted the BRICS Media Summit 2015 from December 1.
  • The theme for the meeting is ‘Innovation, Development, Cooperation and Trust’ and was attended by leaders of 25 media groups from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS).
  • The meeting was proposed by the Xinhua news agency of China.
  • The summit was jointly organised by Brazil Communication Company, Russia Today International News Agency, Xinhua news agency, The Hindu Group and South Africa’s Independent Media.
2015 G20 Summit 
  • 2015 G20 Summit held – Antalya, Turkey
  • The 2015 G20 Summit was held at Regnum Carya Hotel Convention Centre in Antalya, Turkey.
  • Since the inception of G20 in 1999, under the Turkish leadership, it was the tenth summit and held.
  • The emphasis of the summit to develop strategies to ensure inclusive and robust growth through collective action and for this Turkey has proposed three I’s Inclusiveness,Implementation and Investment for growth.
  • Turkey handed over the presidency of the Grouping to China for 2016.
IBSA Summit 2015
  •  India  host the summit of IBSA (India, Brazil, South Africa) in New Delhi in 2015.

 

 

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