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Current Affairs Sectionwise PDF 2016 List of Summits & Conferences (Jan – Dec)   January

Current Affairs Sectionwise PDF

2016 List of Summits & Conferences (Jan – Dec)

 

January

Summits& Conferences

Hosts

Notes

Business Summit

New Delhi

16 agreements signed b/w India and France

22nd CII Partnership Summit & 1st Sunrise AP Investment Meet

Visakhapatnam

Rs.38,500crores by RINL

14th PravasiBharatiyaDiwas

New Delhi

To bring together Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) and Persons of Indian origin (PIOs) and help shape stronger links between them and India.

Sustainable agriculture conference

Gangtok

India’s First “Fully Organic State Sikkim

National Conference on “Sustainable Agriculture, Farmer’s Welfare”

Sikkim

To transform agriculture based on sustainable and efficient use of resources like soil and water

19th National Conference on e- Governance

Nagpur,

To enabled education and cyber security framework for citizen centric services.

Maharashtra

4th India Africa Hydrocarbons Conference

New Delhi

To enhance their energy security

Conference of QCG on Afghan Peace & Reconciliation

Islamabad

to create consensus for talks between the Taliban and Afghanistan’s government.

10

th Ministerial Conference

Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi Package’ include Ministerial Decisions on agriculture, cotton and issues related to least developed countries

 

February

Summits & Conferences

Hosts

Notes

Counter-Terrorism Conference 2016

Jaipur

To prevent attacks through intelligence collection

rd Asian Ministerial Conference on Tiger Conservation

3

India

13 Nations - conserve the tiger population

10th High Energy Materials Conference

Hyderabad.

Cryogenic mark-III based GSLV satellite launch vehicle in December.

India Investment Summit 2016

New Delhi

Ministry of Finance in partnership with SBI Caps is organized a “Make in India” campaign

Global Maritime Summit

India

In April 2016 – India host it first time

U.S -Southeast Asian summit

California

To provides an opportunity to build out its economic approach for the United States and ASEAN.

World Government Summit

Dubai, UAE

Karnataka Mobile One m-governance model – gold medal

Resurgent Rajasthan Partnership Summit

Rajasthan

Signed 295 MoUs amounting to Rs 3.21 lakh crores

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March

Summits & Conferences

Hosts

Notes

Raisina Dialogue

New Delhi

Flagship Programme on Geopolitics and Geo- economics

National conference of Women Legislators

New Delhi

33% reservation for women in legislation

Advancing Asia: Investing for the Future

New Delhi

IMF endorsed monetary policies of central banks in Europe and Japan

World Sufi Forum

New Delhi

Giving a boost to the rich Sufi culture in India

Make in India’ conference

Sydney

Investors can invest in India and capitalize the biggest market in the world

Happening Haryana Global Investors Summit-2016

Gurgaon

To attract a 25 lakh crore investment

, Haryana

First Maritime summit

Mumbai,

57 countries are likely to participate in the summit To give impetus to Make In India and blue economy

Maharashtra

8th BRICS Summit, 2016

Goa

Theme: Building Responsive, Inclusive and Collective Solutions.

43

rd SKOCH Summit

New Delhi.

M Venkaiah Naidu was conferred with the Skoch Lifetime Achievement Award

 

April

Summits & Conferences

Hosts

Notes

National Family Planning Summit

Delhi

360 degree communication plan for enhanced awareness regarding various issues pertaining to family planning. Brand ambassador - Amitabh Bachchan

2016

North East-ASEAN Business Summit 2016

Manipur, Imphal

Organized by the Manipur Department of Commerce and Industries in collaboration with Indian Chamber of Commerce and International Chamber for Service Industry

3rd Asia Ministerial Conference on Tiger Conservation

New Delhi.

Government has allotted 380.00 crore to the Project Tiger in the current fiscal year

Maritime India Summit 2016

Mumbai

Investment: Rs 82,905

Port led development for faster and sustainable economic growth

1 Lakh Crore investment for Port Development

A total of 141 MoUs and Business Agreements were signed by various players

Sagarmala National Perspective Plan Released

Current Affairs Sectionwise PDF SmtManeka Sanjay Gandhi inaugurates Regional Conference of North Eastern States on

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Shillong,

Fix the maximum age limit for adoption of children

Meghalaya

All the Child Care institutions must be registered under the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act,

 

2015

Joint Conference of Chief Ministers and Chief Justices

New Delhi

Army Commanders Conference

New Delhi

To appraise current and emerging strategic security scenario, review of operational preparedness of the Indian Army

Heart of Asia Conference

New Delhi

to address regional issues, encouraging security, political, and economic cooperation among Afghanistan and its neighbouring countries

International Defence Expo

Malaysia

29 countries taking part in the exhibition

Asia-Pacific Remote Sensing Symposium

New Delhi

To discuss on the applications of remote sensing technologies for disaster mitigation and to better monitor global climate change

13

th EU-India Summit

Belgium

Summit has endorsed the “EU-India Agenda for Action 2020” as a common road map for the strategic partnership in the next five years.

2016

Nuclear Security Summit

Washington, D.C

To coordinate international efforts to prevent terror organizations from acquiring nuclear weapons or material.

International conference on the zero

Paris, France.

Bronze bust of Aryabhatta unveiled At UNESCO by the HRD Minister SmritiIrani

 

May

Summits & Conferences

Hosts

Notes

Global conference on women empowerment

New Delhi

Theme of Women:Uplifting and Uniting the World.

Landmark meeting of SAARC Countries on protection of Children

New Delhi

To set strategies and agree on commitments to ensure the protection and security of the children of the region.

First Maritime Security Dialogue between US and India

New Delhi

Discover the scope of maritime cooperation under the framework of this maritime dialogue

National Conference on ‘Gaushalas’

New Delhi

organized by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change and Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying & Fisheries

2016

Women Economic Forum

New Delhi

Theme: ‘Women: Uplifting and Uniting the World’

(WEF)

Current Affairs Sectionwise PDF 49th Annual Meeting of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) Frankfurt (Germany)

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49th Annual Meeting of the Asian Development Bank (ADB)

Frankfurt (Germany)

Theme : ‘Asian Economic Outlook –

2016’

 

Growth rates to 5.7% each in 2016 and 2017 from 5.9% projected last year.

International Buddhist conference

Nepal

Theme: Lumbini, Nepal: the birth place of Lord Buddha and the fountain of Buddhism and world peace

Beijing-New Delhi Yoga Conference

China

Organised by the Foreign Affairs and Overseas Chinese affairs offices and the China-India Yoga College in Kunming.

First world conference on tourism for development

China

Theme: “Tourism for Peace and Development”

G7 finance summit

Japan(Sendai)

To give fillip for balancing the growth of the global economy amid the slowing down of the Chinese economy

World Humanitarian Summit

Istanbul(Turkey)

i.World leaders to be committed to improving the humanitarian responses to crises ii.Fund ‘Education Cannot Wait’ launched

 

June

Summits & Conferences

Hosts

Notes

National Health Editors’ Conference

New Delhi

Theme of Yoga for Holistic Health – Recent Researches

International conference onYoga for Body and Beyond

New Delhi

32 countries are taking part in the Conference

Rajswa Gyansangam’, an annual conference of tax administrators

New Delhi

First time that two Revenue BoardsCentral Board ofDirect Taxes (CBDT) & Central Board of Excise& Customs (CBEC) are holding the conclave at the same time.

Conference of Power Ministers

South Goa

Piyush Goyal Launches Ujala Scheme in Goa

St Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF)

Russia

Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan represent India

SCO Summit 2016

Tashkent,

India and Pakistan signed the Memorandum of Obligations

Uzbekistan

International Banking Summit

Rome

Doha Bank CEO Dr. R Seetharaman conferred with 2016 Green Economy Visionary Award

 

July

Summits & Conferences

Hosts

Notes

World power ministers at ‘Switch’ summit

Vadodara, Gujarat

under the leadership of Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal.

BRICS policy planning dialogue meeting

Patna, Bihar

Strategic assessments of international situation and the regional situation and trends

Second BRICS Youth Summit

Guwahati, Assam

Inaugurated by Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal

Current Affairs Sectionwise PDF NATO Summit 2016 Warsaw, Poland Discuss to strengthen the Alliance’s deterrence

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NATO Summit 2016

Warsaw, Poland

Discuss to strengthen the Alliance’s deterrence and defence, and plans to project stability in the wider neighbourhood.

11th ASEM summit

Ulaanbaatar,

Theme: ‘20 Years of ASEM: Partnership for the Future through Connectivity’ Indian delegation is led by Vice President Mohmmad Hamid Ansari

Mongolia

ASEAN member countries Finance Ministers meet

Laotian, Vientiane

This meeting is attributed towards

contributing to the maintenance and promotion of peace, stability and

 

ros erit

in the re ion and the world

New Development Bank’s board of directors

Shanghai, China

To discuss the financial needs of the five BRICS countries used for Infrastructure

India Education Fair

Dhaka, Bangladesh

inaugurated by the Indian High Commissioner Harsh Vardhan Sringla

the BRICS Heads of Drug Control Agencies Working Group Meeting

New Delhi

Inaugurated by Shri Rajnath Singh and organized by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB).

International summit on Tobacco- Control

India

In November 2016

Make in India’ conference

Bhubaneswar

In December 2016

Startup India States

New Delhi

This conference will serve as a platform for all states to discuss the progress, policies and good practices

 

August

Summits& Conferences

Hosts

Notes

First Tech Meet Of Hydrocarbon Vision 2030

Guwahati, Assam

To deliberate the issues pertaining to the implementation of the Vision document with an investment of Rs 1,30,000 crore over the next 15 years.

Counter-Terrorism Financing (CTF) Summit 2016

Bali, Indonesia

Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju represented India

Tomorrow’s India Global Summit

Seoul

 

SAARC Young Parliamentarians Conference (YPC) on `Peace and Harmony for Development’

Islamabad,

YPC intends to offer young parliamentarians’ narrative as a prelude to the 19th SAARC summit

Pakisthan.

19th SAARC Summit

Pakistan

November 2016

SAARC Interior Ministers and Immigration Authorities

Islamabad,

The meeting was chaired by Pakistan’s Director General Immigration and Passports Usman A. Bajwa.

Pakisthan

Current Affairs Sectionwise PDF South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc) interior ministers Islamabad,

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South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc) interior ministers

Islamabad,

Indian-Occupied Kashmir became the hot topic at dais amid killings of over 50 innocent Kashmiri youth at the hands of Indian forces.

Pakisthan

SAARC Finance Minister Meet

Islamabad,

To discuss and devise a mechanism for regional trade promotion. SAARC Development Fund (SDC) operations would be made more effective for the development of the region.

Pakisthan

World Economic Forum(WEF)

New Delhi

Theme : ‘Fostering an Inclusive India through Digital Transformation’

Global Conference on Aluminum

Bubhaneshwar

Hosted by Aluminium Association of India (AAI) from February 15 to 17, 2017

National Conference of Investigation Agencies

New Delhi

Organized by the Bureau of Police Research and Development (BPR&D) and the National Investigation Agency (NIA) of India.

India International Footwear Fair

New Delhi

Inagurated by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Selfie Stations’ which focus on the national campaigns of the Government of India

BRICS Women’s Parliamentarian Forum

Jaipur, Rajasthan

i.First session on the theme of ‘Achieving SDGs- Role of Women Parliamentarians in involving Citizens‘. ii.Theme of the second session, to be held on the second day on August 21, was ‘Containing Climate Change – Imperatives of Global Cooperation’. iii.Adopted the Jaipur declaration calling upon international financial institutions to “support and facilitate financing for development on favorable terms” to developing and least developed countries.

BRICS meeting on Disaster Risk Reduction

Udaipur

i.BRICS countries were striving to set up a joint task force on disaster management as a permanent forum for regular dialogue, mutual support among the member nations. ii. Meeting ended with the adoption of the Udaipur Declaration.

6th Tokyo International Conference on African Development

Nairobi, Kenya

It was the first-ever TICAD Summit to be held in the African continent in its over 20 years of history.

Eighth meeting of SAARCSTAT and delegates from SAARC Member States

New Delhi

Theme of this Meeting is “Trade Statistics – Merchandise & Services”.

State level Watershed Conference

Nagaland

To grant 33% reservation to women in Urban Local Bodies

Kohima.

CII-IIEST Conference

Kolkata

Theme ‘Enabling Make in India through Industry Academia Innovation Platform’

International Arbitration BROCS Conference

New Delhi

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley suggested creation of a task force of experts

Current Affairs Sectionwise PDF   September Summits& Conferences Hosts Notes BRICS Convention on

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September

Summits& Conferences

Hosts

Notes

BRICS Convention on Tourism

Khajuraho Madhya Pradesh

To enhance tourism with the use of latest technology and information among the BRICS nations.

BRICS Environmental Ministers Meet

Goa

i.The Environment Ministers of BRICS countries agreed on a MoU and announced setting up of a Joint Working Group ii.BRICS countries call for ‘zero waste’ approach in water and sanitation management

Sixth meeting of BRICS High Representatives

New Delhi

They exchanged assessments of recent developments in the West Asia and North Africa (WANA) region.

sixth Brics meeting on Agriculture and Agrarian Development

New Delhi

For ensuring access to food for the most vulnerable population, reducing negative impact of climate change on food security and adaptation of agriculture to climatic changes, enhancing agricultural technology cooperation and innovation, trade and investment promotion.

BRICS Labour & Employment Ministerial Meeting

New Delhi

Key areas : Employment Generation, Social Security and Inclusive Development Including Formalization

BRICS Wellness Workshop

Bengaluru

Organised jointly by Ministry of Ayush, Karnataka government and Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry

BRICS film festival

New Delhi

Rishi Kapoor honoured at 1st BRICS Film Festival. Indian film 'Thithi' wins best film award at BRICS Film Festival

5th BIRAC Innovator’s Meet

New Delhi

Theme : ‘Biotech Innovation Ecosystem – Strategizing the Next Leap’

India – US economic summit

New Delhi

To provide a valuable opportunity to assess developments across India-US trade relationship, economy and society

Incredible India Tourism Investors Summit 2016

New Delhi

86 MoUs signed during the session aggregating close to Rs 15,000 crores

International Seafood Show

Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh

To achieving USD 10 billion exports by

2020

2016 North East Connectivity Summit

Agartala, Tripura

To highlighting the opportunities in infrastructure and other potential areas between neighbouring countries

Current Affairs Sectionwise PDF 2016 G20 Summit Hangzhou, China G20 members agreed to complete their

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2016 G20 Summit

Hangzhou, China

G20 members agreed to complete their domestic legal formalities for the ratification of Paris climate soon PM modi attended G20 Summit

4th ASEAN-India Summit and the 11th East Asia Summit

Vientiane, Laos PDR

Prime

Minister Narendra Modi proposed

a joint task force on connectivity in India-ASEAN Region to work on extension of India-Myanmar-Thailand

 

trilateral highways to Cambodia

IUCN World Conservation Congress 2016

Hawaiian capital, Honolulu

Theme : Planet at the Crossroads

17

th NAM summit

Venezuela

One notable absentee was Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2017

Gujarat

US government had decided to become a partner country for the upcoming Vibrant Gujarat Global

S

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First-ever summit on movement of 65.3 million refugees and migrants

UN, New York

To standardize responses to refugee situations and provide better education and jobs to refugees Leaders Adopt Breakthrough Declaration On Refugees to save lives of over 65 million refugees and migrants and share responsibility

International Conference on LPG cooking gas

Bhubaneswar, Odisha

Focus

of the meet - The need for an LPG

enabled household, problems arising due to absence of cooking gas

35th Coast Guard Commanders’ Conference

New Delhi

To carve out a futuristic vision for the service and to determine the modalities to overcome the challenges efficiently.

2nd SAARC Anti-Terrorism Mechanism

New Delhi

To strengthen the SAARC Anti-Terror Mechanism.

Spice Route Culinary Festival

Kochi, Kerala

To honour and rekindle the shared legacy of cosmopolitanism, commerce, connectivity and cultural exchange between the countries on the ancient and enduring sea link

First edition of IoT India Congress

New Delhi

To bring together the key stakeholders

across

the value chain and verticals to

 

collaborate, ideate and share a common road map for IoT implementation

First International Sikh Conclave

Bihar

350th

birth anniversary celebrations

of Guru Gobind Singh, the 10 th Sikh

 

guru, in Patna Sahib.

national conference on labor

Bhubaneswar, Odisha

To discuss issues referring to social security of organized and unorganized sector labourers, child and bonded labourers, various welfare measures, skill development

Current Affairs Sectionwise PDF INDIA-CHEM 2016 Mumbai, Maharashtra Organised jointly by Department of Chemicals

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INDIA-CHEM 2016

Mumbai, Maharashtra

Organised jointly by Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals, Government of India and FICCI.

 

October

Summits & Conferences

Hosts

Notes

6th joint Experts Meeting on Corruption

Paris, France

On transparency and beneficial ownership given the topic’s priority in both the FATF and G20 agendas and its particular interest to the international community overall

India-China Cooperation Forum meet

Shanghai, China

To boost bilateral trade and increase investments in crucial sectors.

23rd Rehabilitation International World Congress

Edinburgh, Scotland

Theme of the Congress is, “Create a More Inclusive World”.

Fourth meeting of Indo-Czech joint working group

Brno, Canada

Indian officials and industry leaders led by Secretary in the Department of Heavy Industry, Mr Girish Shankar

Islamic Countries’ global youth meet

Istanbul , Pakistan

Haji Syed Salman Chishty of Dargah Ajmer Sharif is addressed at the ICYF-DC’s Third Islamic Conference of Youth and Sports

Western Zonal Council Meeting .

Mumbai,Maharashtra

Reviewed the progress of implementation of the recommendations made in the last meeting

19th ‘World Peace Conference’

Nashik, Maharashtra

Vidyasagar presented the ‘Dr M S Gosavi Excellence Award’ to scientist Anil Kakodkar

the 5th International Buddhist Conclave

Varanasi-Sarnath

Inaugurated by Union Tourism and Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma

2016 SAARC Sufi festival

Jaipur

It is organised annually by the Foundation of SAARC Writers And Literature (FOSWAL), in association with the Rajasthan government

, Rajasthan

17th India-Russia Annual Summit Goa

Goa

1.India and Russia have finalised a general framework agreement for unit 5 and 6 of Kudankulam nuclear plant.

8th BRICS Summit

Goa

1.Adopted the Goa Declaration 2.Agreed to fast track the setting up of a BRICS Rating Agency.

First ever BRICS-BIMSTEC outreach summit

Goa

 

4th BRICS Science, Technology and Innovation Ministerial Meeting

Jaipur, Rajasthan

1.Theme – Building, Responsive Inclusive and Collective Solutions 2.Jaipur Declaration was adopted by all the BRICS countries

1st BRICS Young Scientists Conclave

Bangalore

 

First BRICS Trade Fair & Exhibition

New Delhi

It is showcasing about 20 key sectors

Current Affairs Sectionwise PDF 2nd Meeting of Heads of Export Credit Agencies(ECAs) of BRICS New

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2nd Meeting of Heads of Export Credit Agencies(ECAs) of BRICS

New Delhi

It was organized parallel with meetings of BRICS Trade Ministers. discussion on working in close co-operation with NDB to promote intra-BRICS trade and to support projects by BRICS exporters.

International conference on voter education

New Delhi

The topic of the Conference is Voter Education for Inclusive, Informed and Ethical Participation. Motto : “No Voter to be Left Behind”

4th Meeting of BRICS Education Ministers Conference

New Delhi

To promote life-long learning opportunities for all” and the “Education 2030 Framework for Action“ and SDG4 golas

First edition of World Sustainable Development Summit (WSDS)

New Delhi

Theme: “Beyond 2015: People, Planet and Progress” Pawan Kumar Chamling was conferred with the ‘Sustainable Development Leadership Award’ by President Pranab Mukherjee

2016 World Economic Forum (WEF) India Economic Summit

New Delhi

Three thematic pillars: Mastering the Fourth Industrial Revolution, Driving Sustainable and Equitable Growth and, Improving the Ease of Doing Business.

20th ASEAN Regional Forum– Heads of Defence Universities / Colleges /

New Delhi

commitment to contribute towards promotion and maintenance of peace and prosperity in the region

Women of India Festival

New Delhi

To promote organic food and products.

2016’

India International Silk Fair

New Delhi

To promote production and marketing silk across the country.

5th India International Silk Fair

New Delhi

It is recognised as a well-established global fair.

Air Force Commanders’ Conference

New Delhi

The Commanders the Government’s appreciation of the professionalism displayed by the IAF in execution of airlift of Indians from Yemen

28th Accountants General Conference

New Delhi

The founding drafters of our Constitution had envisaged a prominent role for public audit in our country’s governance and accountability framework

Global Conference to Make India the Centre for Arbitration held in

New Delhi

Title :

National Initiative On Strengthening Arbitration And Enforcement In India

Conference on Heritage Rail Tourism jointly with Asia Pacific Heritage & Rail Tourism Organisation

New Delhi

The Annual General Meetings of APHTRO and WATTRAIN (World Association of Tourist Trams and Trains) had been held as a side event

Current Affairs Sectionwise PDF 64 t h meeting of Central New Delhi Stressed that education

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64

th meeting of Central

New Delhi

Stressed that education is a national agenda which touches the lives of each and every individual.

Advisory Board of Education

National Tribal Carnival 2016

New Delhi

To promote a sense of inclusiveness amongst the tribals

 

November

Summits& Conferences

Hosts

Notes

2016 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit or the APEC Economic Leaders’ Week

Lima, Peru

1.Theme: “Quality growth and human development.” 2.Adopted a Declaration on advancing quality growth and human development.

3

rd World Internet Conference

Wuzhen, China

Theme : “Innovation-driven Internet Development for the Benefit of All – Building a Community of Common Future in Cyberspace”.

“Global Standards for Rule- based Commerce”

New Delhi

Golden jubilee celebrations of UNCITRAL

Second Visitor’s Conference

New Delhi

Pranab Mukherjee launched the National Student Startup Policy

International Forum on Adopting an ICT Perspective to Education and Learning

New Delhi

To implementing the UNESCO developed General Education Quality Analysis Framework (GEQAF).

Asian Ministerial Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction

New Delhi

Adopted New Delhi Declaration’ and the ‘Asian Regional Plan for Implementation of the Sendai Framework’

Inaugurate Two Day Economic Editors’

New Delhi

To apprise the media persons about the major policy initiatives, achievements and future road map of different participating Departments/Ministries

Conference-2016

4th Young Scientists Meet (YSM)

New Delhi

Theme: ‘Convert Challenges into Opportunities’. It was hosted by DRDO

9th Annual Meeting of International Regulatory Cooperation for Herbal Medicines (IRCH)

New Delhi

6 MoUs with other countries for improving collaboration in the field of traditional medicine

IEF-IGU Ministerial Gas Forum

New Delhi

Theme: “Gas for Growth; improving economic prosperity and living standards”.

12th International Oil and Gas Conference and

New Delhi

Theme: Hydrocarbons to fuel the future:

Choices and Challenges

Exhibition(PETROTECH-

2016 )

International Agro- biodiversity Congress

New Delhi

Delhi Declaration on Agro-biodiversity Management was adopted

Current Affairs Sectionwise PDF 2018 ICN Annual Conference New Delhi It will hosted y Competition

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2018 ICN Annual Conference

New Delhi

It will hosted y Competition Commission of India (CCI)

6th Annual Indian Language Festival ‘Samanvay’

New Delhi

Theme: ‘Language as Public action’

36th India International Trade Fair (IITF)

New Delhi

The theme of this year’s IITF is ‘Digital India’

International Conference on Decarbonisation of Indian Railways

New Delhi

Suresh Prabhu launched a mobile app ‘RAIL SAVER’ to reduce energy consumption by 15 – 20%.

Global Conference on Tobacco Control

Greater Noida, India

Agenda : Smokeless tobacco

The Seventh Session of the Conference of Parties (COP7)

Uttar Pradesh

1.Mozambique became the 181st party to join the Conference of Parties (COP7) 2.Launched Project to Strengthen Tobacco Control

51st Annual Conference of Directors General and Inspectors General of Police

Hyderabad, Telangana

Modi launched a mobile app Indian Police at Your Call’.Presidents Police Medals and Police Medals also presented to the officers

2016

ICANN’s 57th annual general meeting

Hyderabad, Telangana

Second time India host the meeting after

2008

Fifth International Tourism Mart

Imphal, Manipur

Inaugurated by Chief Minister of the state, Okram Ibobi Singh

5 Day National Conference on Tropical Parasitology

Puducherry

To improve the perspective on the drug resistance scenario in parasitic diseases

Global Rajasthan Agritech Meet (GRAM)

Jaipur, Rajasthan

To highlight the best global practices and technologies suitable for farmers

Second BRICS Communication Ministers meeting

Bengaluru

To framing new cooperation and collaboration framework among BRICS countries

Conference of Corporate Heads on ‘Giving Back to Society’

BSE

To discuss on topic ‘business with a purpose’ in order to inculcate the sense of “giving back to society”.

47th Edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI)

Goa

1.Exhibition : ‘Azadi 70 Saal – Yaad karo Qurbani’ 2.IFFI first to use Barco Laser Projection In India 3.IFFI Nominated 8 movies for ICFT Unesco Gandhi Medal

4.Awards:

*Lifetime Achievement Award South Korean film director and writer, Im Kwon Taek *Centenary Award For Indian Film Personality of the Year SP Balasubrahmanyam

Current Affairs Sectionwise PDF   December Summits& Conferences Hosts Notes t h Edition of

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December

Summits& Conferences

Hosts

Notes

th Edition of India-Arab partnership conference

5

Muscat, Oman

Theme: ‘Partnership towards innovation and cooperation in IT’.

International Civil Aviation Negotiations (ICAN), 2016

Nassau, Bahamas

India has signed an Open Skies Agreement with six countries Jamaica, Guyana, Czech Republic, Finland, Spain and Sri Lanka

7th World Ayurveda Meet

Kolkata

Theme: – ‘Strengthening the Ayurveda Ecosystem’.

6th Heart of Asia Ministerial Conference

Amristar

Theme: ‘Addressing Challenges, Achieving Prosperity’. Amritsar Declaration adopted to address terrorism and enhancing regional economic cooperation.

BRICS Heads of Revenue and Experts on Tax Matters Meet

Mumbai

To discuss implementation of BEPS action point 13

PETROTECH 2016 Conference

New Delhi

Theme: : “Hydrocarbons to fuel the future – Choices & Challenges”. 11 MoUs signed by various Organization

India-UK Conference on Ease of Doing Business

New Delhi

To share best practices that will increase and foster collaboration between the two countries.

28th Edition of State Information Ministers Conference (SIMCON)

New Delhi

“Reform, Perform & Transform – A New Dimension of Communication”.

2016

27

th Edition - 2009

‘Laureates and Leaders’ Summit for Children

New Delhi

‘100 Million for 100 Million’ launched by Pranab Mukherjee

Sixth Asia Pacific Ministerial Conference on Housing and Urban Development

New Delhi

Theme: Emerging Urban Forms – Policy Responses and Government Structures’.

6th BRICS Health Ministers Meeting

New Delhi

Adopt the TB cooperation plan to create a research consortium on TB, HIV/AIDS and Malaria.

World Confluence of Humanity, Power and Spirituality

New Delhi

Theme: “Sach Bharat: Spirituality at Work”

Global Conference on Cyber Space

India

(GCSS)2017

77th Indian History Congress

Thiruvananthapuram

Inaugurated by President Pranab Mukherjee Rajwade Award presented to the best historian

Kerala

27th meeting of the Southern Zonal Council

Thiruvananthapuram

To promote and facilitate coordinated efforts for fostering economic and social development.

Kerala

24thNational Children’s Science Congress (NCSC)

Pune

Theme:

Maharashtra

‘Science, Technology and Innovation for Sustainable Development

Current Affairs Sectionwise PDF World Bhojpuri Conference Varanasi, Uttar To strengthen the links of the

Current Affairs Sectionwise PDF

World Bhojpuri Conference

Varanasi, Uttar

To strengthen the links of the people of Indian-origin, who once belonged to the Bhojpuri-speaking belt in India

Pradesh

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