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G20 Summit ‘Fruitful’, Says PM Modi; A Look At The Key Issues Discussed At The 2-Day Conference

| Updated : November 1, 2021, 3:03 pm
Updated : November 1, 2021, 3:03 pm

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"Leaving for Glasgow after a fruitful @g20org Summit in Rome. During the Summit, we were able to have elaborate deliberations on issues of global importance such as fighting the pandemic, improving health infrastructure, boosting economic cooperation and furthering innovation," PM Narendra Modi tweeted.

ROME: Prime Minister Narendra Modi termed the outcome of the G20 Summit here as “fruitful” and said leaders had elaborate deliberations on issues of global importance such as fighting the pandemic, improving health infrastructure, boosting economic cooperation and furthering innovation. READ: Had A “Very Warm Meeting” With Pope Francis, Says PM Modi As He “Invites” The Catholic Head To India

“Leaving for Glasgow after a fruitful @g20org Summit in Rome. During the Summit, we were able to have elaborate deliberations on issues of global importance such as fighting the pandemic, improving health infrastructure, boosting economic cooperation and furthering innovation,” Modi tweeted.

The G-20 leaders during the two-day conference adopted the ‘Rome Declaration’ which gives a very strong message under the health section with the countries agreeing that the COVID-19 immunisation is a global public good.

The leaders said they remained committed to the Paris Agreement goal to hold the global average temperature increase well below 2°C and to pursue efforts to limit it to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels, also as a means to enable the achievement of the 2030 Agenda.


The “G20 Rome Leaders’ Declaration” underlined the crucial role of multilateralism in finding shared, effective solutions, we have agreed to further strengthen our common response to the pandemic, and pave the way for a global recovery, with particular regard to the needs of the most vulnerable.

Let’s look at the key issues discussed in the G20 Summit that concluded in Rome on Sunday

• The G-20 leaders agreed that the World Health Organisation would be strengthened to expedite the process for emergency use authorisation for Covid-19 vaccines.
• To help advance toward the global goals of vaccinating at least 40 percent of the population in all countries by the end of 2021 and 70 percent by mid-2022, as recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO)’s global vaccination strategy, steps will be taken to help boost the supply of vaccines and essential medical products and inputs in developing countries and remove relevant supply and financing constraints.
• Regarding climate change, the leaders remain committed to the Paris Agreement goal to hold the global average temperature increase well below two degrees Celsius and to pursue efforts to limit it to 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels.
• The G20 leaders agreed to endeavor to restart international travel in a safe and orderly manner, consistent with the work of relevant international organizations such as the WHO, the International Civil Aviation Organization, the International Maritime Organization and the OECD.
• The leaders said they are committed to strengthen actions to halt and reverse biodiversity loss by 2030 and call on CBD Parties to adopt an ambitious, balanced, practical, effective, robust and transformative post 2020 Global Biodiversity Framework at COP15 in Kunming.


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