Nagpur hosts preparatory meeting for Civil 20 under India's G20 Presidency

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Nagpur hosts preparatory meeting for Civil 20 under India's G20 Presidency

The C-20 is an engagement group working under the G-20 Secretariat that provides a platform for civil society organisations and non-governmental organisations to air their concerns and brainstorm on various issues.

An Overview of the News 

  • The two-day meeting was inaugurated at Radisson Blu Hotel in Nagpur under the chairmanship of Mata Amritanandamayi and in the presence of Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis.

  • In the Inception meeting, 14 different topics prepared for C-20 were discussed.

  • Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari participated in the closing ceremony of the meeting on 21 March.

About C20

  • Civil 20 (C20) is an engagement group of the G20 representing civil society organisations (CSOs).

  • C20 aims to promote policies that promote social and economic justice, human rights and environmental sustainability.

  • Key issues that the C20 focuses on include poverty alleviation, gender equality, climate change and global health.

  • The C20 organises an annual summit that brings together CSO representatives from around the world to discuss key policy issues and present their recommendations to the G20 leaders.

About the G20

  • The G20 is an international forum consisting of 19 countries and the European Union, with a focus on promoting international financial stability, sustainable economic growth and global cooperation on key issues.

  • Originally established in 1999 as a forum for finance ministers and central bank governors, the G20 became a leaders' summit in 2008, with annual meetings to discuss a wide range of major global issues of state and government. participate in.

  • The mission of the G20 is to focus on issues such as trade, investment, financial regulation, employment, energy, climate change, and global health.

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