Second meeting of Working Group on Environment and Climate Sustainability under India's G20 chairmanship begins

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The second meeting of the Working Group on Environment and Climate Sustainability started on 27 March and it is a three-day meeting.

The second meeting of the Working Group on Environment and Climate Sustainability started on 27 March and it is a three-day meeting.

An Overview of the News

  • This meeting is being held at the Mahatma Mandir in Gandhinagar, Gujarat.
  • At the beginning of the meeting, G-20 member countries made a presentation on best practices for water resource management.
  • The event was attended by around 130 delegates from G20 member states, 11 invited countries and 14 international organisations..
  • The meeting focuses on several thematic areas, including halting land degradation, accelerating ecosystem restoration and enriching biodiversity, encouraging resource efficiency and the circular economy, and promoting a sustainable and climate-resilient blue economy.

About the G20

  • It is an international forum of the world's leading economies established in 1999.
  • Its primary objective is to promote international financial stability and sustainable economic growth.
  • The G20 serves as a forum to discuss and coordinate policies related to a wide range of economic and financial issues such as trade, investment, employment, energy and climate change.

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