G20's First Environment and Climate Sustainability Working Group (ECSWG) Meeting to be held in Bengaluru

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The first G-20 Environment meeting under the G-20 India Presidency will be held at the Taj West End in Bengaluru during February 9 -11.

An overview of the news

  • It has scheduled four meetings of the Environment and Climate Sustainability Working Group (ECSWG), which will be hosted by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change.

  • India will chair the G-20 for one year till 30 November 2023.

  • The forum will bring together G-20 member states, guest countries and international organisations invited by India.

  • Through the Sherpa Track, 13 working groups and 2 initiatives will meet under the chairmanship of India to discuss priorities and provide recommendations.

Agenda of the meeting

  • Promotion of Blue Economy along with Coastal Sustainability 

  • Restoration of Degraded Lands and Ecosystems’ and ‘Enhancement of Biodiversity

  • Strengthening of Circular Economy

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