The Bombay Tribune, New Delhi: The leaders of the world’s 20 largest economies have adopted the Delhi Declaration, a joint statement pledging to work together to tackle global challenges such as the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change, and the war in Ukraine.
The declaration was adopted at the conclusion of the G20 summit in New Delhi on Sunday. The summit was hosted by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who made it a priority to focus on the needs of the developing world.
The declaration calls for increased cooperation on vaccine distribution, climate finance, and sustainable infrastructure. It also condemns the war in Ukraine and calls for a peaceful resolution.
Key Points of Discussion
The following were some of the key points of discussion at the G20 summit:
- The COVID-19 pandemic: The leaders agreed to work together to ensure equitable access to vaccines and other medical supplies. They also pledged to support the global economic recovery.
- Climate change: The leaders committed to taking urgent action to address climate change. They agreed to work towards reaching net-zero emissions by 2050.
- The war in Ukraine: The leaders condemned the war in Ukraine and called for a peaceful resolution. They also agreed to provide humanitarian assistance to the people of Ukraine.
- Other topics of discussion included food security, energy security, and digital governance.
The following are some of the major resolutions that were adopted at the G20 summit:
- To increase cooperation on vaccine distribution, with a focus on ensuring equitable access to vaccines in developing countries.
- To mobilize $100 billion per year in climate finance by 2025.
- To create a new partnership for global infrastructure investment, with the goal of mobilizing $2 trillion in infrastructure investment over the next five years.
- To condemn the war in Ukraine and call for a peaceful resolution.
- To provide humanitarian assistance to the people of Ukraine.
The following are some of the deals that were announced at the G20 summit:
- India and the United States announced a partnership to invest $1 billion in clean energy projects in India.
- Japan and India announced a partnership to develop a semiconductor manufacturing ecosystem in India.
- Germany and India announced a partnership to promote sustainable development in India.
World Leaders’ Statements
The following are some of the statements that were made by world leaders at the G20 summit:
- Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the summit was a “historic opportunity” to come together and address the challenges facing the world.
- US President Joe Biden said that the summit was a “testament to India’s growing leadership” on the global stage.
- German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said that the summit was a “chance to show that we can work together even in difficult times.”
- French President Emmanuel Macron said that the summit was a “moment to reaffirm our commitment to multilateralism.”
India’s diplomacy at the G20 summit was focused on three key objectives:
- To promote the needs of the developing world.
- To build bridges with major economies.
- To strengthen India’s global leadership.
India was successful in achieving these objectives. The summit declaration reflected the concerns of the developing world, and India was able to build strong relationships with major economies such as the United States, Japan, and Germany. The summit also gave India a platform to showcase its growing economic and technological prowess.
Overall, the G20 summit was a success for India. The summit declaration is a significant achievement, and India’s diplomacy was effective in promoting the country’s interests.