September 23, 2013

Important World Summits ( Frequently asked in Exams)

BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) Summits


• 4th BRICS Summit 2012 – New Delhi, India
• 5th BRICS Summit 2013 – Durban, South Africa





G-8 Annual Summits Group of Eight (G8) Countries – France, Germany, Italy, Japan, United Kingdom, United States of America, Canada, Russia.


• 37th G8 Meeting 2011 – Deauville, France
• 38th G8 Meeting 2012 – David camp, USA
• 39th G8 Summit 2013 – County Fermanagh, UK
• 40th G8 Summit 2014 – Russia




G-20 Summits




• 7th G 20 Meeting 2012 – Los Cabos, Mexico
• 8th G 20 Meeting 2013 – Saint Petersburg, Russia
• 9th G 20 Meeting 2014 – Brisbane, Australia




SAARC Summits SAARC – South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation






• 17th SAARC Summit 2011– Addu, Maldives
• 18th SAARC Summit 2013 – Kathmandu,Nepal






ASEAN Summits ASEAN – Association of South East Asian Nation

• 19th ASEAN Summit 2011 (November) – Bali, Indonesia
• 20th ASEAN Summit 2012 (April)– Phnom penh, Cambodia
• 21th ASEAN Summit 2012 (November)– Phnom penh, Cambodia

ASEAN-India Summit

• 9th ASEAN-India Summit 2011 – Bali, Indonesia
• 10th ASEAN-India Summit 2012 – Phnom penh, Cambodia


East Asia Summit (EAS) EAS meetings are held after annual ASEAN leaders’ meetings.


• 6th East Asia Summit 2011 – Bali, Indonesia
• 7th East Asia Summit 2012 – Phnom penh, Cambodia







IBSA Summits IBSA Dialogue Forum – India, Brazil, South Africa.




• 5th IBSA Summit 2011 – Pretoria, South Africa
• 6th IBSA Summit 2013 – India




APEC Summits APEC – Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation



• 23rd APEC summit 2011 – Honolulu, USA
• 24th APEC Summit 2012 – Vladivostok,Russia
• 25th APEC Summit 2013 – Medan/Jakarta, Indonesia
• 26th APEC Summit 2014 – China
• 27th APEC Summit 2015 – Philippines
• 28th APEC Summit 2016 – Lima, Peru

OPEC Seminars OPEC – Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries


• 4th OPEC International Seminar 2009 – Vienna, Austria
• 5th OPEC International Seminar 2012 – Vienna, Austria





NAM Summits NAM – Non-aligned Movement




• 16th NAM Summit 2012 – Tehran, Iran
• 17th NAM Summit 2015 – Caracas,Venezuela




SCO Meetings SCO – Shanghai Cooperation Organization





• SCO Meeting 2011 – Astana, Kazakhstan
• SCO Meeting 2012 – Beijing, China
• SCO Meeting 2013 – Kyrgyzstan







Asian Development Bank (ADB) Annual Meetings Annual meeting of the board of governors of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) held every year.


• ADB Annual Meeting 2012 – Manila, Philippines
• ADB Annual Meeting 2013 – New Delhi, India








WTO Ministerial Conferences



• 8th WTO Ministerial Conferences2011 – Geneva, Switzerland
• 9th WTO Ministerial Conferences2013 (Expected) -Bali, Indonesia

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