October 19, 2013

70-Important Summits, Meetings & Conferences for CurrentAffairs 2013

Nuclear security summit
2012 - Seoul (South Korea)
2014      - Netherlands

BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa)
2012       - New Delhi, India
2013       - Durban, South Africa

G-8 (Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, United Kingdom, United States, Russia) Summit
2012       - David Camp, USA
2013       - County Fermanagh, United Kingdom

G-20 (South Africa, United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, China, Japan, South Korea, India, Indonesia, Russia, Turkey, European Union, Germany, France, United Kingdom  Italy, Saudi Arabia and Australia) Summit
2012       - Los Cabos, Mexico
2013       - St. Petersburg, Russia 

NAM (Non-Aligned Movement) Summit
2012       - Tehran (Iran)
2015       - Venezuela

Arab Summit
2012 - Baghdad

World Economic Forum Summit
2012 - Gurgaon (Haryana) , India

United Nations Climate Change Conference
Doha, Qatar

ASEAN (Association of South East Asian Nation) Meeting
2012       - Phnom Penh (Cambodia)
2013       - Brunei

BASIC (Brazil, South Africa, India and China) Summit
2012       - New Delhi, India

Earth Summit
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

United Nation conference on Sustainable Development
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

World Economic Forum
2012       - Davos, Switzerland
Regional Security Summit
Beijing, China

World Polio Summit-2012- New Delhi, India

APEC (Asia- Pacific Economic Cooperation) Summit
2012       - Russky Island (Russia)
2013       - Medan/Jakarta, Indonesia

SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation)
2011       - Addu, Maldives
2013       - Kathmandu , Nepal

East Asia Summit (EAS)
2012       - Phnom Penh, Cambodia

OPEC (Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries) Seminars
2009       - Vienna, Australia 2012 - Vienna, Australia

Asian Development Bank (ADB) Annual Meeting of the board of the governors of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) held every year
2012       - Manila, Philippines
2013       - New Delhi, India

WTO (World Trade Organization) Ministerial Conferences
2011       - Geneva, Switzerland
2013       (Expected) - Bali, Indonesia

SCO (Shanghai Cooperation Organisation)
2012       - Beijing, China
2013       - Kyrgyzstan

IBSA (India, Brazil and South Africa) Summits
2011 - Pretoria , South Africa
2013       - India

E-9 (Bangladesh, Brazil, China, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Nigeria And Pakistan ) Review Meeting - New Delhi, India

Winter Olympics
2010 - Vancouver, Canada 2014 - Sochi, Russia
 Summer Olympics
2012 - London, United Kingdom 2016 - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
New Delhi, India

 Commonwealth Games
2010 - New Delhi, India
2014       - Glasgow, Scotland

Asian Games
2010       - Guangzhou, China
2014       - Incheon, South Korea
Cricket World Cup
2011       - Bangladesh, India and Sri Lanka
2015       - Australia and New Zealand 2019 - England

FIFA World Cup
2010       - South Africa
2014       - Brazil 2018 - Russia 2022 - Qatar

Other Important Summits, Meetings & Conferences:
  1. 11th Energy Efficiency Summit organized by (CII- Confederation of Indian Industries)- Hyderabad, India
  2. 9th World Hindi Conference - Johannesburg
  3. The International biodiversity meet Hyderabad, India
  4. Asia Co-operation Dialogue Summit-Kuwait
  5. UN biodiversity meet in 2014- South Korea
  6. Third Worldwide Cyber-security Summit - New Delhi, India
  7. NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization's) Summit- Chicago
  8. The 6th Conference of the Association of SAARC Speakers and Parliamentarian- Islamabad
  9.  The 8th Meeting of the India-UK Joint Working Group (JWG) on Counter Terrorism - New Delhi, India
  10. 17th National Youth Festival - Mangalore, Karnataka
  11. South Korea will host the 12th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP12)             
  12. The XI Conference of Parties (CoP-11) on the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) - Hyderabad, India
  13. The world's largest meeting on HIV/AIDS opened on 22nd July - Washington
  14. Labour Conference organized by ILO (International Labour Organization) - Geneva
  15. The Rio+20 Conference, world leaders, along with thousands of participants from governments -Brazil
  16. World Agriculture Congress mega event - Hyderabad, India
  17. AIMA (All India Management Association) second knowledge Summit-Bangalore, India
  18. 99th Science Congress Bhubaneswar, Orrisa
  19. 15th Global Sanskrit Meeting -New Delhi, India
  20. The 10th International Kimberlite Conference Bangalore, India
  21. The 58th annual meeting of the Indian Association of Cardiovascular And Thoracic Surgeons (IACTS) - Kolkata, India
  22. The 4th International Conference on Luminescence and its Application's (ICLA) conference-Hyderabad, India
  23. The 12th India - EU Summit-New Delhi, India
  24. The 9th International conference & exhibition was hosted by the society of Petroleum Geophysicsts (SPG)-Hyderabad, India
  25. The Seventh meeting of the India-Russia Joint Working Group-New Delhi, India
  26. India International Coffee Festival-New Delhi, India
  27. 2nd India - Japan Dialogue-Tokyo, Japan
  28. D - 8 (Bangladesh, Egypt, Indonesia, Iran, Malaysia, Nigeria, Pakistan, Turkey) Summit Pakistan
  29. International Donors Conference Tokyo, Japan
  30. UN Climate Talk- Bonn, Germany
  31. International Conference on Afghanistan -Tokyo, Japan
  32. 5th edition of the world future Energy Summit - UAE, Dubai
  33. 1st INDO-Bangla Joint consultative commission - The Commission was established under the Framework Agreement on Cooperation for Development signed by the Prime Ministers of the two countries in September 2011.The Joint Consultative Commission will also the review progress in various sectors of the bilateral relationship, identify thrust areas and give directions for further growth of the bilateral partnership.
  34. I& B Ministry constituted an Inter-Ministerial Committee to Promote India as Film Destination- Secretary, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting will be the chairman of the committee
  35. An expert committee under Sam Pitroda Constituted to review the Working of Prasar Bharti
  36. A committee formed by Delhi Government to promote the Welfare of DTC Workers- It will comprise Commissioner Transport, Chairman & Managing Director of DTC, Labor Commissioner and representatives of the DTC employees
  37. Ministry of Corporate Affairs announced setting up of a Committee for Corporate Governance- Adi Godrej
  38. Review Committee on the Delhi School Education Act and Rules 1973- The committee was chaired by former Delhi Chief Secretary Shailja Chandra
  39. Committee to increase the Productivity of Agriculture Sector- The committee will work under the Chairmanship of Governor of Punjab and Rajasthan, Shivraj Patil
  40. SEBI Investor Protection & Education Fund to be headed by KV Kamath
  41. The expert group set up under B. K. Chaturvedi for Revamp of Power Sector
  42. Delhi Cabinet constituted Three-member Committee to suggest Model for upkeep of Bus Queues-  PK Tripathi
  43. A committee formed in Haryana to look into Irregularities at giving Land to Trusts & Societies- MLA BB Batra
  44. SC appointed 2 committees to supervise Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple Issue- One of the committees, a five-member panel would be headed by C.V. Ananda Bose, Director-General of the National Museum. The three-member panel, headed by Justice M.N. Krishnan, retired High Court judge, is to coordinate with the five-member committee in its working.
  45. Committee headed by DGFT Anup K Pujari set up to examine Deemed Export Scheme
  46. Mani Shankar Aiyar Committee on Zonal Cultural Centres formed to Revamp ZCCs submitted Report
  47. Justice Mukul Mudgal Committee formed to Fine-tune Draft National Sports Development Bill
  48. PM constituted Committee to Suggest Rules & Regulations for Procurement
  49. V Mohini Giri Committee submitted Draft of National Policy on Senior Citizens
  50. B K Chaturvedi Committee to look into Antrix-Devas Deal on S-band Spectrum
  51. Ashok Chawla Committee on Natural Resource Allocation
  52. GoM Headed by Finance Minister to Look into Environment Clearance Process
  53. P.V.K. Mohan Committee Submitted Report to the Shipping Ministry
  54. A five member, Srikrishna committe on Telangana was constituted with Justice B N Srikrishna also known as Justice Srikrishna as the chairman of the committee on 3 February 2010
  55. Shivraj V. Patil Committee to Look into 2G Scam
  56. High Level Committee on Financing of Infrastructure- Rakesh Mohan
  57. The 14 member committee was constituted under the chairmanship of K. Jayakumar to look into the ecological damages caused by the Coca-Cola plant at Plachimada in Palakkad district of Kerala


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