During the closing session of the New Delhi G20 Summit on 10 September 2023, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi had announced that India would be hosting a virtual G20 Leaders’ Summit prior to the conclusion of India’s G20 Presidency.
In pursuance of this announcement, a virtual G20 Leaders’ Summit, chaired by the Prime Minister, will be held on 22 November 2023.
Leaders of all G20 Members including the Chair of the African Union, as well as nine Guest countries, and Heads of 11 International Organizations, have been invited.
It may be recalled that the New Delhi G20 Summit witnessed the unanimous adoption of the G20 New Delhi Leaders’ Declaration. The Virtual Summit will take forward key, select outcomes / action points from the New Delhi Summit as well as review developments since then. The deliberations of the 2nd Voice of Global South Summit, held on 17 November 2023, will also feed into the discussions.
The Virtual G20 Summit is also expected to push for effective implementation of various G20 decisions, including through relevant national and international platforms.
India holds the G20 Presidency until 30 November 2023. The G20 Troika during the Brazilian G20 Presidency in 2024 will comprise India, Brazil, and South Africa.
18 November 2023