G20 2023: Leveraging Indian Leadership And Diplomacy
Delhi G20 Meeting 2023: India is going to host the G20 summit next month in the country's capital Delhi, creating new dimensions of success on the world stage. This important summit will be held on 9 and 10 September at the newly built State of Art Convention Complex at Pragati Maidan, Delhi. Know what is India's preparation regarding this summit.
India is going to organize this meeting under its chairmanship with the inspiration of Vasudhaiva Kutambhakam i.e. “One Earth, One Family, One Future”. By the way, G20 meetings have been held in different states across India. After this meeting, India will take over the official chairmanship of G20 countries from Indonesia on 1 December 2023.
In the next one year, under his chairmanship, the progress outline of the G20 countries will be prepared. The G20 includes the heads of state of 19 powerful countries and the European Union. The idea of G20 group summit came in 1999. When the finance ministers and central bank governors of these grouping countries came on a single platform to discuss international economic and financial issues.
How is the format of G20?
The G20 includes countries that account for two-thirds of the world's population. About 75 percent share of world trade is also with these countries. Not only this, if we talk about global GDP, the share of these countries in it is 85 percent. After the 2007 crisis, the G20 was elevated to the level of Heads of State and Government and was renamed the premier forum for international economic cooperation.
India will take over the G20 presidency from Indonesia on December 1
On December 1, India will take over the presidency of the previous G20 group from Indonesia. India is the world's largest democracy and currently the world's fastest growing economy. India's chairmanship of the G20 will play an important role in taking forward the important milestones achieved by the previous 17 heads of state.
The venue of the summit changes every year. This time India has got the hosting. There is no permanent secretariat of G20. Therefore each summit will be held with the support of past, present and future heads of state. Its group is called Troika. This time the troika consists of Indonesia, India and Brazil.
What is on the agenda of G20 this time?
The G20 President hosts the summit and steers the G20 agenda for one year. This time it includes two tracks. First finance and second Sherpa track. The finance track was led by finance ministers and central bank governors. And the Sherpa track was led by the Sherpas. This is followed by the finance track. Apart from this, other groups were also involved this time. It brings together civil society, parliamentarians, think tanks, businessmen, researchers, youth, workers and women in G20 member countries.
The traffic system of the capital will remain like this
Apart from keeping the security system tight for the heads of the 20 most powerful countries of the world, special arrangements have also been made for the traffic. That's why there will be a public holiday in the capital from 8 to 10 September. For these three days, there will be a holiday in schools, colleges and offices. Apart from this, there will be a change in the traffic system at places with VIP movement. For those living in Delhi, information about alternative routes will be provided separately.
Shopping malls will also remain closed, buses will be diverted
Shopping malls and markets will also remain closed due to security arrangements. DTC buses will also be diverted to other routes or terminated. Apart from this, interstate buses will also be stopped in the outer areas. Buses coming from UP will be stopped only at Sarai Kale Khan, Ghazipur and Anand Bihar. While the buses coming from Gurgaon side from Haryana-Rajasthan will be stopped at Rajokri border itself or will be sent towards Mehrauli.
Metro facility will continue
The good thing for the people of Delhi is that the metro system will continue to run smoothly. Only one or two stations can be banned. Police officials have appealed to the people of Delhi to use the metro service more instead of the road, so that you will not face any problem. However, due to security arrangements, metro stations like Supreme Court, Khan Market, Mandi House, Central Secretariat etc. can be kept closed from 8 to 10 September.
These countries will be guests at the G20 summit
The guest list for this year's summit includes Bangladesh, Egypt, Mauritius, Netherlands, Nigeria, Oman, Singapore, Spain, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). A total of 35 hotels have been booked by the Ministry of External Affairs for reception and accommodation of world leaders, dignitaries, missions coming to participate in the summit.
Guests will stay in these hotels
Arrangements have been made in five star hotels to host the world's top dignitaries. These include Taj Mahal, Shangri-La, Maurya Sheraton, Taj Palace, Le Meridien, Oberoi and Leela Hotel. Apart from their service standards, all the hotels are also improving their food arrangements. Apart from this, many hospitals are also doing some special recruitment in view of this summit.
India will decide the agenda of the world
India's diplomacy is going on successfully at this time. India is running a balanced relationship with both western countries and Russia. At this time, India's policy is moving towards the role of leadership on the global stage. The presidency of the G20 forum will prove to be a strong step towards setting the global agenda.
At present, there is a situation of instability in the world. In such circumstances, India is carrying out the responsibility of the presidency of the G20. India has the ability to give better results with big thinking. Most of the countries of the world are waiting for initiative from India in dealing with global challenges.
These powerful countries are members of G20
The G20 includes 19 powerful countries, excluding the European Union. It mainly includes United States, Canada, Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, South Africa, China, Japan, South Korea, India, Indonesia, Russia, Turkey, France, Germany, Italy, UK, Saudi Arabia and Australia.
More than 200 meetings in 60 cities
More than 200 meetings of the G20 were to be held this year under the chairmanship of India. 60 cities were made hosts for them. In these meetings, 13 Sherpas, Tracking Working Groups, 8 Economic Track Workstreams, 11 Engaging Groups and 4 Initiatives have held positive talks. So far, 12,300 delegates from a total of 110 countries have participated in the G20 meetings. Some invited countries were also included in these. While 14 international organizations also participated.