Important Summits 2019 - Theme & Venues Of Summits & Conferences

The Importance of Current Affairs in UPSC IAS examination is significant. IAS Prelims examination is going to hold on 18th June 2017. Previous year UPSC has asked an enormous amount of question from current affairs especially about the different summit, reports published by various international organization etc. these questions were mostly factual in nature. In scenario it is important to go through the major summits happened in 2019.

Here we are giving the details of the major summit held in 2019 along with their theme. This will help your UPSC preparation and help in the last minute revision.

Name of organization/ grouping Aim/ Theme of summit 2019 Summit held at
Association of Southeast Asian Nation “Advancing Partnership for sustainability.” 35th ASEAN Summit 2019 – Thailand, Bangkok.   
BRICS Economic Growth for an Innovative Future’. 11th BRICS Summit 2019- Brasilia 
G-20 8 themes of G 20 Summit – “Global Economy”, “Trade and Investment”, “Innovation”, “Environment and Energy”, “Employment”, “Women’s empowerment”, “Development” and “Health”.  14th G 20 Summit 2019 – Osaka, Japan
G-7 “fighting income and gender inequality and protecting biodiversity” 45th G7 Summit 2019 – Biarritz, France
South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation _ 19th SAARC Summit 2019 – canceled. 20th SAARC Summit 2020 to be host in Islamabad  
Indian Science Congress “Future India: Science and Technology” 106th Indian Science Congress – Lovely Professional University, Phagwara, Punjab.
Shanghai Cooperation Organisation  19th SCO summit 2019- Kyrgyzstan capital, Bishkek
East Asia Summit 14th East Asia Summit 2019 – Thailand, Bangkok 
Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation “Connecting People, Building the Future” APEC Summit 2019 – Santiago, Chile
BIMSTEC 5th BIMSTEC Summit 2019 – Srilanka (to be held)
Nuclear Security Summit “Towards New National Cyber Security Strategy”  12th NSS 2019 – New Delhi 
OPEC ‘Petroleum – cooperation for a sustainable future’ 7th OPEC International Seminar – Vienna, Austria 
NATO NATO Summit 2019 – United kingdom, London. (to be held in December 2019) 
Earth Hour “Reduce, Reuse, Change the Way We Live” Global earth hour 2019- Australia
NAM Summit 2019 “Upholding the Bandung Principles to ensure concerted and adequate response to the challenges of the contemporary world”. 18th NAM summit 2019 was held in Caracas, Venezuela. 
CHOGM Summit Delivering A Common Future: Connecting, Innovating, Transforming’ CHOGM 2019 Meeting – Rwanda 
Indo-Africa Summit “India and Africa: Deepening the Security Engagement” 4th Indo-Africa Forum Summit 2018 – New Delhi. This Summit is held in every 3 years
COP (UNFCCC) COP 25th 2019- Madrid, Spain (to be held in December)
World Government Summit ‘Shaping Future Governments,’ 7th World Government Summit- Dubai
Maritime Summit Regional maritime safety Regional Maritime Safety Conference 2019 – Mumbai
 HEMCE- High Energy Materials Society of India “Exploring the innate inclusive potentials of high energy materials” 12th High Energy Materials Conference 2019 – IIT Madras, Chennai, India.
3rd Asian Ministerial Conference on Tiger Conservation Tiger conservation New Delhi 

Important summits and conferences is an important static GK topic. For information on various static GK topics check the article linked here.

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