2016 List of Summits & Conferences (Jan – Sep)

2016 List of Summits & Conferences (Jan – Sep)

 

2016 List of Summits & Conferences (Jan – Sep)

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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,Maharashtra To enabled education and cyber security framework for citizen centric services.
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.
10th 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
3rd Asian Ministerial Conference on Tiger Conservation 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

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 , Haryana To attract a 25 lakh crore investment
First Maritime summit Mumbai,Maharashtra 57 countries are likely to participate in the summitTo give impetus to Make In India and blue economy
8th BRICS Summit, 2016 Goa Theme: Building Responsive, Inclusive and Collective Solutions.
43rd SKOCH Summit New Delhi. M Venkaiah Naidu was conferred with the Skoch Lifetime Achievement Award

April

Summits & Conferences

Hosts

Notes

National Family Planning Summit 2016 Delhi 360 degree communication plan for enhanced awareness regarding various issues pertaining to family planning. Brand ambassador – Amitabh Bachchan
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
SmtManeka Sanjay Gandhi inaugurates Regional Conference of North Eastern States on Child Adoption Shillong,Meghalaya
  • Fix the maximum age limit for adoption of children
  • 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
13thEU-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 (WEF) New Delhi Theme: ‘Women: Uplifting and Uniting the World’
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 crisesii.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,Uzbekistan India and Pakistan signed the Memorandum of Obligations
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
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,Mongolia Theme: ‘20 Years of ASEM: Partnership for the Future through Connectivity’ Indian delegation is led by Vice President Mohmmad Hamid Ansari
ASEAN member countries Finance Ministers meet Laotian, Vientiane This meeting is attributed towards contributing to the maintenance and promotion of peace, stability andprosperity in the region 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,Pakisthan. YPC intends to offer young parliamentarians’ narrative as a prelude to the 19th SAARC summit
19th SAARC Summit Pakistan November 2016
SAARC Interior Ministers and Immigration Authorities Islamabad,Pakisthan The meeting was chaired by Pakistan’s Director General Immigration and Passports Usman A. Bajwa.
South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc) interior ministers Islamabad,Pakisthan Indian-Occupied Kashmir became the hot topic at dais amid killings of over 50 innocent Kashmiri youth at the hands of Indian forces.
SAARC Finance Minister Meet Islamabad,Pakisthan 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.
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 NagalandKohima. To grant 33% reservation to women in Urban Local Bodies
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

September

Summits& 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 Groupii. 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
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
17th 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
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 refugeesLeaders 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 10th 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

 

 

 

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