Important Summits & Venues

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ASEAN Summit

ASEAN– Association of South East Asian Nations

24th ASEAN Summit (May) — Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar,

25th ASEAN Summit 2014 (November) — Naypyidaw, Myanmar

26th ASEAN summit 2015 — Langkawi , Kuala Lumpur

Member Countries (10): Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam


G20 Meeting

8th G20 Meeting summit 2013- held at Saint Petersburg, Russia
9th G20 Meeting 2014 - held in Brisbane, Australia
10th G20 Meeting 2015- Turkey, Antalya
11th G20 Meeting 2016 -China (1st summit to be held in China)

BRICS Summit

Core BRICS Members (5) : Brazil –Russia –India –China –South Africa.

6th BRICS Summit 2014– Fortaleza, Brazil [Theme "Inclusive Growth : Sustainable Solutions"]

7th BRICS Summit 2015 – Ufa, Russia

8th BRICS Summit 2016 – Goa, India

SAARC Summit

SAARC– South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation

Head Office: Kathmandu, Nepal

Secretary General: Arjun Bahadur

Member Countries (8): Maldives –Bangladesh –Sri Lanka –Pakistan –Afghanistan –India and Nepal

18th SAARC Summit 2014– Kathmandu, Nepal (in November 2014)

5th SAARC health minister meet – New Delhi

19th SAARC summit — Islamabad , Pakistan

IBSA Summit

IBSA - India-Brazil-South Africa

7th IBSA Summit 2015 - New Delhi, India
8th IBSA Summit 2015 - New Delhi, India

Members - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa

APEC Summit

APEC– Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation

26th APEC Summit 2014 – China

27th APEC Summit 2015 – Philippines

28th APEC Summit 2016 – Lima, Peru

29th 2017 APEC Summit – Hano, Vietnam

Nuclear Security Summit

1st Nuclear Security Summit 2010 : USA

2nd Nuclear Security Summit 2012: south korea ,seoul

3rd Nuclear Security Summit 2014 : The Hague, Netherlands

4th Nuclear Security Summit 2016 : United States

OPEC International Seminar

OPEC– Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries

6th OPEC International Seminar 2015: Vienna, Austria

IBSA Summit

IBSA  - India-Brazil-South Africa

7th IBSA Summit 2015 : India (New Delhi)
8th IBSA Summit 2015 - New Delhi, India

Indian science congress meet

100th  — 2013 — kolkatta

101th – 2014 –jammu & kashmir

102th –2015 — mumbai

103th  — 2016 — mysore

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas

12th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2014 held in New Delhi

Theme: Engaging Diaspora : Connecting Across Generations

Chief Guest: Datuk Seri G Palanival , Malaysian minister

13th Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas 2015 will be held at Gujarat (Gandhinagar)

Marks 100th year of Mahatma Gandhi's return to Indiafrom South Africa

Chief Guest: Guyana President Donald Ramotar

14th Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas 2016– New Delhi

Note : New Delhi hosted the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) most number of times.


BIMSTECH– Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multisectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation Countries.

Member Countries (7) : Bangladesh – India – Myanmar – Sri Lanka – Thailand – Bhutan – Nepal

3rd BIMSTECH Summit 2014–Nay Pyi Taw (Myanmar)

4th BIMSTEC Summit 2015— Nepal

NATO Summit

NATO- North Atlantic Treaty Organization

Head Office :Brussels, Belgium

Members: 28

Secretary General: Jens Stoltenberg

NATO Summit 2014 - Wales (Britain), UK

NATO summit 2016- Warshaw , poland

Arab Summit

Arab Summit 2014: Kuwait host the Arab Summit for the first time

Arab Summit 2015: Cairo

ADB Annual

ADB– Asian Development Bank

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

ADB Annual Meeting 2014 — Astana, Kazakhstan

ADB Annual Meeting 2015 –Baku, Azerbaijan


CHOGM- Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting

This meeting is held every two years

23rd CHOGM 2015: Malta

Earth hour

Global earth hour 2015 – Seoul

Global earth hour 2016- Australia

NAM Summit

NAM– Non Alighed Movement 

Member countries (120 + 2)

17th NAM Summit 2015 – Caracas, Venezulea

Global Insurance Summit

7th Global Insurance Summit (2014) - Hyderabad (Telangana)


6th International Nuclear Energy Forum Atomexpo 2014 held in Moscow.

G8 Summit which is now G7 Summit

Members countries : France –Germany –Italy –Japan –United Kingdom –United States of America –Canada

40th –G-7 Summit 2014 – Brussels, Belgium

40th G8 Summit 2014 – Russia (Sochi)

41st G8 Summit 2015 – Schloss Elmau (Germany)

Recent summits in India

RE-Invest 2015– New Delhi

29th Indian Economy Summit in– Delhi

PERTOTECH 2015 — New delhi

15th Sustainable Development Summit–Delhi

3rd India 2015 –Africa Forum Summit – New Delhi

World Diamond Conference 2015– New Delhi

1st Renewable Energy Global Investors Meet& Expo– New delhi

1st World ocean science congress — kochi

11th Metro Polis Congress–Hyderabad

7th Global Insurance Summit 2014–Hyderabad

Global Investors Meet 2015 –Chennai

1st Counter-Terrorism Conference 2015 held in Jaipur

7th Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in 2016– India

World Congress on Information Technology in 2018–Hyderabad

18th National Conference on e-Governance held in– Gujarat

International Hindi Conference 2015- Bhopal

International summits

Arab Summit 2015 –Cairo

Sanskrit summit – 2015– Bangkok

world water summit 2015–Athens , greece

UN climate change conference 2015 – PARIS

8th India-Republic of Korea Joint Commission meeting –South Korea

The Economist Insurance Summit 2015–united kingdom

EU-US 2015 - United States and the European Union –Brussels

8TH IRENA - international renewable energy agency — Abu dhabi

6th International Nuclear Energy Forum Atomexpo 2014 –Moscow

3rd UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction — Sendai, Japan

13th UN Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice — Doha

Important Note :

  • India is not a member of G-8, NATO, EU, AU, APEC, OPEC & ASEAN
  • India is member of G-20, SAARC, BRICKS, CHOGM, NAM & BIMSTEC
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