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Important Summits World SBI | IBPS | SSC

Important Summits World SBI | IBPS | SSC:

With Many competitive exams around we are here with list of important Summits in the world and What are they for. Who are the members of the group and which summit will take place at which place.

G-20 Summits (1999):

The Group of Twenty Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors is a group of finance ministers and central bank governors from 20 major economies: 19 countries plus the European Union, which is represented by the President of the European Council and by the European Central Bank.
Chairperson- Tony Abott
Total Countries- 20

Countries= BRICS + G7 + Argentina, Australia, Indonesia, Mexico, South Korea, Saudi Arabia, Turkey

  • 10th G 20 Meeting 2015 – Antalya, Turkey

  • 11th G 20 Meeting 2016 – Hangzhou, China

  • 12th G 20 Meeting 2017 – Germany

  • 13th G 20 Meeting 2018 – India


BRICS Summits (2008) (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) :

  • 6th BRICS Summit 2014 – Fortaleza, Brazil

  • 7th BRICS Summit 2015 – UFA, Russia

  • 8th BRICS Summit 2016 – KHUJRAO (MP) shifted from GOA


G-7 Annual Summits (Earlier it was G8, Now Russia suspended temporarily) (1975):

Group of Seven Countries – France, Germany, Italy, Japan, United Kingdom, United States of America, Canada.

  •  40th G8 Summit 2014 – Brussels, Belgium

  • 41st G8 Summit 2015 – Schloss Elmau, Germany

  • 42nd G8 Summit 2016 – Shima, Japan

  • 43rd G8 Summit 2017 – Italy

  • 44th G8 Summit 2018 – Canada

  • 45th G8 Summit 2019 – France


SAARC Summits (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation) (1985):

HQ- Nepal , Secretary General- Arjun Bahadur Thapa and Indian Representative at SAARC Lakshmi Savithri  Countries (8)- Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka

Theme of 18th SAARC Summit – ‘Deeper Integration for Peace, Progress and Prosperity

  • 18th SAARC Summit 2014 – Kathmandu, Nepal

  • 19th SAARC Summit 2016 – Islamabad, Pakistan


ASEAN Summits (Association of South East Asian Nation):

HQ- Jakarta, Indonesia, Total Countries- 10 and Secretary General- Le Luong Minh (Vietnam)


  •  24th ASEAN Summit 2014 (May)– Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar

  • 25th ASEAN Summit 2014 (November)– Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar

  • 26th ASEAN Summit 2015 (April)– Langkawi, Malaysia

  • 27th ASEAN Summit 2015 (November)– Manila, Philippines

East Asia Summit (EAS)  

EAS meetings are held after annual ASEAN leaders’ meetings.

  • 9th East Asia Summit 2014 – Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar

  • 10th East Asia Summit 2015 – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

  • 11th East Asia Summit 2016 – Vientiane, Laos


IBSA Summits (2003)

IBSA Dialogue Forum – India, Brazil, South Africa.

  • 7th IBSA Summit 2015 – New Delhi, India

BIMSTEC Summits (Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multisectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation(1997)

Total Countries (7)- Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Srilanka, Thailand, Bhutan.  Chairmanship- Nepal

  • 3rd BIMSTEC Summit 2014 – Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar

  • 4th BIMSTEC Summit 2015 – Nepal


APEC Summits (Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation) (1989)

Total Countries- 21 , HQ- Singapore and Executive Director- Alan Bolard


  • 26th APEC Summit 2014 – Beijing, China

  • 27th APEC Summit 2015 – Philippines, Manila

  • 28th APEC Summit 2016 – Peru, Lima

  • 29th APEC Summit 2017 – Vietnam, Hanoi


Nuclear Security Summit (NSS) (2010)

Total Countries participated in the 2nd NSS 2012 summit were 53 countries.

  • 3rd NSS 2014 – Hague, Netherlands

  • 4th NSS 2016 – Washington, USA


NATO Summit (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) (1949)


Total Countries- 28 , HQ- Belgium and Secretary General- Jenus Stoltenberg (newly elected from Norway)


  • NATO 2014- Cardiff, UK

  • NATO 2016- Warsaw, Poland


MTCR (Missile Technology Control regime) (1987):

It was established by G7 countries in April 1987, with motive to curb spread of unmanned delivery systems for nuclear weapons specifically delivery systems that could carry a minimum payload of 500 kg for a minimum of 300 km.

MTCR today is a group of 35 countries of which India is the most Recent Member.


Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) (1974):/font<>

Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) is a group of nuclear supplier countries that seek to prevent nuclear proliferation by controlling the export of materials, equipment and technology that can be used to manufacture nuclear weapons. NSG is a unanimous regime i.e. If any country goes against the decision the resolution is dropped.

NSG currently has 48 members; And India is expected to become the 49th Member of the group. Meeting is scheduled to be held on 24th June 2016 at Seoul, South Korea.

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