1st Sherpa Meeting of India’s G20 Presidency begins

The 1st Sherpa Meeting of India’s G20 Presidency commenced today, on 04 December 2022, in Udaipur Rajasthan.

A series of briefings and interactions with the media and a side event on Transforming Lives at the Midpoint of the 2030 Agenda: Accelerating Achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals in an Era of Cascading and Multiple Crises were organized.

The day also witnessed the arrival of Sherpa and delegations of various G20 nations and heads of invited International Organisations at Udaipur.

Various Rajasthani cultural activations were carried out to welcome the delegates and showcase to them the tradition of Indian hospitality and performing arts.

An informal press interaction was organised with media persons across television and print media in the backdrop of Udaipur’s famous Lake Pichola.

India’s key priorities for the upcoming year, spanning across resilient economic growth, climate action, women-led development and more were discussed.

The structure of India’s G20 Presidency and various working and engagement groups were explained during the briefing. Priorities of the working groups were also highlighted.

It was reasserted that in spite of facing several global challenges, India will advocate a sense of oneness for all and find solutions collectively with other nations. There was also focus on India’s stand as a voice for the global south.

The four-day gathering (04-07 December 2022) of the Sherpa of G20 Members, invited countries and International Organizations will set the stage for the important conversation on some of the most pressing issues.

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