Meetings And Summits Current Affairs 2017 Updated List of Important National/International Conferences

Meetings And Summits Current Affairs

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Meetings And Summits Current Affairs

Important National And International Meetings And Summits:

Annual conference held to discuss disaster preparedness of states and UTs:

Annual conference of the Departments of Disaster Management of States and Union Territories was held to review the preparedness of the states and UTs.

Conference on Dara Shikoh to be organized in New Delhi:

The discussion will also perceive the participation of eminent scholars, academics and historians from countries such as US, Iran, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and India as per latest news.

Three-day International conference on Occupational, Safety and Health to begin in Delhi:

3-day International Vision Zero conference successfully organized in New Delhi.

G20 Digital Ministerial Meeting on Digital Economy organized in Germany:

Main emphasize is put on how India was harnessing digital technology as a major inclusion and growth aspects.

2nd Annual Meeting of New Development Bank commenced in New Delhi:

Meetings And Summits Current Affairs: It includes one event and two seminars at Taj Palace Hotel in New Delhi under it.

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3rd G20 Framework Working Group assemble accomplished in Varanasi:

Meetings And Summits Current Affairs: 3rd G20 Framework Working Group meet was successfully organized in Varanasi.

World Conference on Environment 2017 accomplished:

World Conference on Environment 2017 was organized for two days 25-26 March 2017 at the Vigyan Bhawan.

Dalai Lama swears in the International Buddhist Conference in Bihar:

Meetings And Summits Current Affairs: International conference to discuss Buddhism in the 21st century was inaugurated in Bihar.

G20 meet of finance ministers and central bank governors to be commenced in germany:

G20 finance ministers and chiefs of the central bank discuss strengthening of global economic resilience in finance.

India-Russia Military Industrial Conference successfully organized in New Delhi:

Meetings And Summits Current Affairs:It bestowed an opportunity to Indian industry to explore possibilities of manufacturing of parts and components of Russian equipment in India.

Seventieth World Health Assembly lash out in Geneva:

The World Health Assembly is one of the premier decision-making bodies of the World Health Organization.

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Modi’s two-day flagship, ‘Start up India Summit’ commenced in UAE:

Start-up India summit assembled in UAE’s capital city, Abu Dhabi to provide a common platform for the Start up eco system in both India and UAE.

National And International Conferences

Meetings And Summits Highlights:

  • Meetings And Summits Current Affairs :United Nations Day of Vesak 2017 will be hosted by Sri Lanka from 12-14 May 2017
  • Framework Working Group in 2009, this is the fourth occasion India is hosting this meeting
  • Meetings And Summits Current Affairs: Three-day International Buddhist conference began at Nava Nalanda Mahavihara, Rajgir in Nalanda.
  • Union Cabinet lead by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the signing of the Air Services Agreement (ASA).
  • Meetings And Summits Current Affairs :Pacific Rim nations signed Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement
  • India signed agreement to become an Associate Member State of EMBO
  • Meetings And Summits Current Affairs :India ratified Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage
  • Zimbabwe’s President declared a state of disaster in rural parts of the country

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List of International Summits in 2017:

SummitsHeadquarters and Year Countries
BRICS8th BRICS 2016 – Benaulim, Goa, IndiaBrazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa


G-20Headquarters – Cancún, Mexico
Establishment – 20 August 2003
Chairperson- Angela Merkel

Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, South Korea, Turkey, United Kingdom         United States, European Union
12th G 20 Meeting 2017 – Germany

13th G 20 Meeting 2018 – Argentina, Buenos Aires

G-7 Annual Summits (Earlier it was G8, Now Russia suspended Temporarily)
  • Establishment – 1975
    43rd G8 2017 – Italy
  • 44th G8 2018 – Canada
  • 45th G8 2019 – France
  • 46th G8 2020 – United States
  • 47th G8 2021 – United Kingdom
France, Germany, Italy, Japan, United Kingdom, United States of America, Canada.


SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation)

Headquarters – Kathmandu, Nepal
Formation – 16 January, 1987
First holder – Abul Ahsan
Secretary General– Arjun Bahadur Thapa
SAARC Summit Held – 19th SAARC 2016 – Islamabad, Pakistan 20th SAARC 2018

Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka
ASEAN (Association of South East Asian Nation)

Headquarters – Jakarta, Indonesia
Establishment –  8 August 1967
Secretary General – Le Luong Minh (Vietnam)
Chairman – Philippines Rodrigo Duterte
Summits held – 29th ASEAN 2016 ( November )-Vientiane- Laos 30th  ASEAN  2017 (April) –       Philippines,Metro Manila

31st  ASEAN Summit 2017 (November) – Philippine, Clark, Freeport Zone

Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Burma (Myanmar), Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam

East Asia (EAS)Establishment – 1991 by

  • Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad. The East Asia Summit (EAS) is a forum held annually
  • EAS meetings are held after annual ASEAN leaders’ meetings.
    Summits Held –
  • 11th East Asia 2016 – Vientiane, Laos
  • 12th East Asia 2017 – TBD, Philippines

Australia, Brunei, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, New Zealand, Philippines, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, United States, Vietnam



Headquarters – Stafford St, Abbotsford, Victoria
Established – 6th June, 2003
7th: March 8th, 2011, in New Delhi

IBSA Dialogue Forum – India, Brazil, South Africa.

  • 1st: March 5th, 2004, in New Delhi
  • 2nd: March 3rd, 2005, in Cape Town
  • 3rd: March 30th, 2006, in Rio de Janeiro
  • 4th: July 16th and 17th, 2007, in New Delhi
  • 5th: May 11th, 2008, in Somerset West

6th: August 31st to September 1st, 2009, in Brasília

APEC (Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation)Headquarters – Singapore
Establishment – 1989. Executive Director – Alan Bollard
Summit Held –

32nd APEC 2020 – Malaysia

33rd APEC Summit 2021 –  New Zealand

34th APEC Summit 2022 –  Thailand

35th APEC 2023 –   Mexico           36th APEC 2024 –   Brunei           37th APEC Summit 2025 –  Republic of Korea

38th APEC Summit 2026 –  Peru

Australia, Canada, Brunei, Chile, china, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Philippines, Russia, Singapore, Thailand, United States, Vietnam
BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multisectoral Technical and Economic CooperationHeadquarters – Dhaka
Establishment – 6 June 1997
Chairmanship – Nepal (since 2014). Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) is an international organisation involving a group of countries in South Asia
Summits Held –

4th BIMSTEC 2017 –  Nepal, Kathmandu

Bangladesh, India, Burma, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Bhutan and Nepal
Nuclear Security (NSS) (2010)Establishment – 2009
Summits Held –

  • 3rd  NSS 2014 – Hague, Netherlands
  • 4th  NSS 2016 – Washington, D.C, USA

58 Countries
European Union members represented by the President of the European Council and the President of the European Commission only

OPEC International SeminarHeadquarters – Vienna, Austria
Establishment – 1960, Baghdad
Secretary General – Mohammed Sanusi Barkindo
OPEC – Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries
6th International OPEC – Veinna, Austria
Algeria, Angola, Ecuador, Gabon, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Libya, Nigeria, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Venezuela.
NATOHeadquarters – Brussels, Belgium

  • Establishment –  4 April, 1949
    Secretary General – Jens Stoltenberg
  • Summit Held in – NATO Summit 2014 – Wales (Britain), UK (Britain last hosted the     summit in 1990, when Margaret Thatcher was Prime Minister)
  • NATO Summit 2016 – Poland, Warsaw
  • NATO Summit 2017 –  Belgium, Brussels
  • NATO Summit 2018 – Turkey, Istanbul
NATO – North Atlantic treaty Organization
Asian development Bank meetingHeadquarters – Mandaluyong, Metro Manila, Philippines

  • Establishment – 19 December 1966
  • President – Takehiko Nakao
    ADB – Asian Development Bank
  • Annual meeting of the board of governors of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) held every year.
  • ADB Annual Meeting 2016 –       Messe Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany
  • ADB Annual Meeting 2017 – Pacifico Yokohama, Yokohama, Japan
67 countries


Earth HourGlobal earth hour 2016- Australia
NAMHeadquarters – Jakarta, Indonesia

  • Establishment – 1961, Belgrade
    Secretary General – Nicolás Maduro
  • 16th NAM (Non-Aligned Movement) It has 120+2 (Two nations namely Azerbaijan Republic and Fiji) members.
  • 17th NAM summit 2016 was held in Caracas,Venezuela.
120 countries
Global Insurance Summit8th Global insurance Was held in 2015  – Mumbai
CHOGMEstablishment – 1907

  • Chairman – Joseph Muscat
  • Total Members Countries – 52 countries
  • CHOGM Full Form – Common Wealth Heads of Next CHOGM Will held In United Kingdom 2018
UN Climate ChangeMeetings :-

  • 12th meeting 2010 – Cancún, Mexico[edit]
  • 13th meeting 2011 – Durban, South Africa
  • 14th meeting 2012 – Doha, Qatar
  • 15th meeting 2013 – Warsaw, Poland
  • 16th meeting 2014 – Lima, Peru
  • 17th meeting 2015 – Paris, France
  • 18th meeting 2016 – Marrakech, Morocco
  • 19th meeting 2017 – Bonn, Germany
22nd CII Partnership & 1stSunrise AP Investment MeetHeadquarters – New Delhi, India
Establishment – 1895
Executive Vice Chairperson – Shobana Kamineni
Place – Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh

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