India’s G-20 Sherpa Amitabh Kant inaugurated India’s first Model G-20 Summit organized by Rambhau Mhalgi Prabodhini’s Indian Institute of Democratic Leadership. The two-day Model G-20 Summit has been organized at the Rambhau Mhalgi Prabodhini’s Uttan campus in Mumbai to celebrate India’s presidency and take the idea of G-20 to the youth. Dr. Vinay Sahasrabuddhe, President of ICCR and Vice Chairman of Rambhau Mhalgi Prabodhini chaired the inaugural ceremony.
India’s G-20 Sherpa Amitabh Kant Inaugurated India’s First Model G-20 Summit- Key Points
- Addressing the summit Mr. Kant informed that G-20 is an important forum because it accounts for 85 percent of the global GDP. G20 countries comprise developed and developing countries that have provided solutions to various global issues.
- Mr. Kant further noted that India has taken the G-20 presidency amidst global turmoil like Post COVID challenges, geopolitical crisis, debt crisis, climate crisis, and food and energy crisis.
- He added that India believes that every challenge brings an opportunity. Kant further reiterated India’s G-20 presidency seeks to advocate the oneness of all.
- Devendra Pai, Director of IIDL Model G-20 informed that IIDL organizes Model International Leaders Meet (MILM) every year to orient students toward international relations.
- This is a special year and they thought it would be a good idea to theme this year’s MILM on G-20 and take G-20 beyond the diplomatic corridors and to the youngsters of the country.
- The students will get into the roles of G-20 member countries and discuss various political and social issues across the four committees or tracks, namely Leader track, Sherpa track, Civil-20, and Business-20.
- Discussions ranging from global peace to democratizing the world economic order will be on the agenda.
- A total of 150 youngsters from across the country will participate in this two-day program and get into the roles of delegates representing the G-20 countries.
- Rambhau Mhalgi Prabodhini, the parent organization of IIDL is also the Secretariat of the G-20 Civil Society engagement group – Civil-20.