2017 G20 Hamburg summit : PM Modi’s 11-point Action Agenda

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2017 G20 Hamburg summit was the twelfth meeting of the Group of Twenty (G20), which was held at Hamburg Messe, in the city of Hamburg, Germany.

11 Point agenda by PM Modi

  • Deterrant action against nations supporting terrorism must be made compulsory, such nations should be barred from G20.2016-11-30-logo_g20_gipfel_2017_in_hamburg
  • G20 nations must exchange lists of suspected terrorists and their supporters.
  • Legal processes such extradition should be simplified and expedited.
  • Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism should be adopted soon.
  • UNSC resolutions and other international processes should be effectively implemented.
  • G20 nations should give emphasis to de-radicalisation programmes and exchange best practices.
  • Terror financing should be curtailed by means of Financial Action Task Force (FATF) and other means.
  • Weapons and Explosive Action Task Force (WEATF) should be constituted on lines of FATF so that sounrce of weapons to the terrorists is stopped.
  • G20 nations should cooperate in cyber security, with a focus on terrorist activities.
  • National Security Advisors on Counter Terrorism mechanism should be constituted.

Group of Twenty

  • An international forum for the governments and central bank governors from 20 major economies.
  • Currently, these are Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, and the European Union
  • G20 economies account for around 85% of the gross world product (GWP), 80% of world trade (or, if excluding EU intra-trade, 75%), and two-thirds of the world population.

Source : DNA

GS II : Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests. 

 

 

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