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List of National and International Meets and Summits

List of National and International Meets and Summits



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List of National and International Summits is one of the most important topic from which questions are asked in various government exams. Being a government exam preparing aspirant, this list will help you to know about these summits in detail and boost up your preparation for the exams.


A Summit is a meeting of heads of state or government to discuss important matters. Leaders from National and International borders meet at different locations every year to discuss about the issues and the growth of their countries or states. Nowadays, International Summits are the most common expression for global governance.


Here is the complete list of National and International Summits. Let’s know about these summits in detail.




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International Summits:



















Name of Summit First Summit Previous Summit Next Summit/ Current Summit Logo
 G-20 (Group of 20) Summit


Founded in 1999


Member countries- Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, and the European Union.



First G-20 Summit: 14th-15th November 2008, Washington D.C., USA G-20 Summit 2016 (11th meeting):  4th -5th September 2016, Hangzhou, China G-20 Summit 2017 (12th meeting) will be held on 7th-8th July 2017 in Hamburg, Germany  G-20 Summit
SAARC Summit


Founded: 8 December 1985


South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation 


Member Countries: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Sri Lanka, Pakistan


First SAARC Summit: 9th-10th December 1985, Dhaka, Bangladesh 15th-16th November 2016, Islamabad, Pakistan (India, Afghanistan, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Maldives did not attend the meeting due to Uri attack 2016) SAARC Summit 2018 (20th meeting): Bengaluru, India  SAARC Summit
BRICS Summit


Founded in 2009


Member Countries: Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa 

First BRICS Summit: Yekaterinburg, Russia BRICS Summit 2016 (8th Summit):  15th -16th October 2016, Goa, India BRICS Summit 2017 (9th Summit):  will take place in September 2017 in Xiamen city of China   BRICS Summit


Founded: 6 June 1997 through the Bangkok Declaration


Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC)


Member Countries: Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Bhutan, Nepal



First BIMSTEC Summit:  31 July 2004 BIMSTEC Summit 2016:  16 October 2016 in Goa, India BIMSTEC Summit 2017: Kathmandu, Nepal  BIMSTECH Summit
IBSA Summit


Founded in June 2003


Member Countries: India- Brazil-South Africa


First IBSA Summit: September 2006, Brasilia, Brazil IBSA Summit 2011: Pretoria, South AfricaIBSA Summit 2013: New Delhi, India (Cancelled) IBSA Summit 2017: New Delhi, India  IBSA Summit
East Asia Summit (EAS)


Founded in 2005


Member Countries: 10 ASEAN Member States, Australia, China, India, Japan, New Zealand, Republic of Korea, Russian Federation and the USA. 


First East Asia Summit:  14 December 2005, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia EAS Summit 2016 (11th meeting): 6th-8th September 2016, Vientiane, Laos EAS Summit 2017 (12th meeting): will take place in Philippines  East Asia Summit
Nuclear Security Summit


Founded in 2010


Member Countries: 56 

First NSS Summit: 12th-13th April 2010, Washington D.C., USA NSS Summit 2016 (4th Summit): 31 March-April1, Washington D.C., USA Information not available  Nuclear Security Summit
NAM Summit


Founded in 1961


Non -aligned movement


Member Countries: 120

First NAM Summit: September 1961, Belgrade NAM Summit 2016 (17th Summit): 17th-18th September 2016, Venezuela NAM Summit 2019 (18th Summit): Azerbaijan  NAM Summit
CHOGM Summit


Founded in 1971


Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting


Member Countries: 53

First CHOGM Summit: January 1971, Singapore CHOGM Summit 2015: November 2015, Malta CHOGM Summit 2017: Vanuatu  CHOGM Summit
SCO Summit


Founded in 1996


Shanghai Corporation Organization


Member Countries: China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, India, Pakistan



First SCO Summit: 14th June 2001, Shanghai, China SCO Summit 2016: 23rd-24th June 2016, Tashkent, Uzbekistan SCO Summit 2017: 7th -8th June, Astana, Kazakhstan  SCO Summit
United Nations Climate Change Conference  


Founded in 1995


Member Countries: 196 

First UNFCCC Conference of Parties (COP): 28th March -7th April 1995, Berlin, Germany United Nations Climate Change Conference 2016 (COP22):  7th -18th November 2016, Marrakech, Morocco United Nations Climate Change Conference 2017 (COP23):  6th-17th November 2017, Bonn, Germany  United Nations Climate Change Conference
ADB Summit


Founded in December 1966


Asian Development Bank has 67 members: 48 members from Asia and Pacific region and 19 from other regions. 



First ADB Summit: 4th- 6th April, 1968, Manila, Philippines ADB Summit 2016 (49th meeting): 3rd-5th May 2016, Frankfurt, Germany ADB Summit 2017 (50th meeting): 4th-7th May 2017, Yokohama, Japan  ADB Summit
ASEM Summit


Asia- Europe meeting


Founded in 1 March 1996


ASEM has 53 members: 51 countries and 2 regional organizations



First ASEM Summit: Bangkok, Thailand ASEM Summit 2016 (11th meeting): Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia ASEM Summit 2018 (12th meeting): Europe  ASEM Summit
World Sanskrit Summit


Founded in 1972


Member Countries: 60 

First Sanskrit Summit:  New Delhi, India, 1972 World Sanskrit Summit 2016 (16th Summit): Bangkok, Thailand World Sanskrit Summit 2018 (17th Summit): July 2018 at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver  World Sanskrit Conference
Heart of Asia Conference


Founded in 2011


Member Countries: Afghanistan Azerbaijan, China, India, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates

First Heart of Asia Conference: 2nd November 2011, Istanbul, Turkey Heart of Asia Conference 2016 (6th meeting): 4th December 2016, Amritsar, India Heart of Asia Conference 2017: Azerbaijan  Heart of Asia Summit
World peace Conference


The mission of the Rotary World Peace Conference is to bring together experts with solutions to major issues that are occurring in our personal lives, homes, schools, businesses and communities around the world 

First World Peace Conference: London World Peace Conference 2016: 15th-16th January 2016, Ontario, California, USA World Peace Conference 2017: March 31-April 1,2017, Michigan League, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan  World Peace Conference
Counter terrorism financing Summit


Founded in 2015


Delegates gathers to discuss international coordination of anti-terrorism efforts.

First Counter terrorism financing Summit: November 2015, Sydney, Australia Counter terrorism financing Summit 2016 (2nd meeting):  August 2016, Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia Counter terrorism financing Summit 2017 (3rd meeting):  Malaysia  Counter Terrorism Financing Summit
Global conference on Cyber Space


Founded in 2011


The conference held each year since 2011 where governments, private sector and civil society gather in order to promote practical cooperation in cyberspace, to enhance cyber capacity building, and to discuss norms for responsible behavior in cyberspace

First Global Conference on Cyber Space: UK in 2011   Global Conference on Cyber Space 2015 (4th edition): Netherlands Global Conference on Cyber Space 2017 (5th edition): India  GCCS Summit
BRICS meeting on disaster risk reduction


Founded in 2016


Meeting focuses on two distinct but inter-related themes: a) Flood Risk Management; and b) Forecasting of Extreme Weather Events in the context of Changing Climate.

First BRICS meeting on disaster risk reduction: St. Petersburg, Russia on April 19-20 BRICS meeting on disaster risk reduction 2016 (2nd meeting): 22nd-23rd August 2016, Udaipur, Rajasthan Information not available  BRICS meeting on Disaster Risk Reduction
World Sustainable Development Summit


Founded in 2016


Theme: ‘Beyond 2015: People, Planet and Progress’


Organized by: The Energy and Resource Institute with emphasis on need to limit the rise of climate change

First World Sustainable Development Summit: 6th October 2016, New Delhi World Sustainable Development Summit 2016: 6th October 2016, New Delhi World Sustainable Development Summit 2017:  October 2017, New Delhi  World Sustainable Development Summit


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National Summits:
















Name of Summit  First Summit Previous Summit Next Summit/ Current Summit Logo
Indian Science Congress meet


Founded in the year 1914


Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA) is a premier scientific organization of India


Headquarters at Kolkata, West Bengal



First meeting of the Indian Science Congress: 15–17 January 1914 at the premises of the Asiatic Society, Calcutta  Indian Science Congress meet 2016 (103rd meeting): Mysore, Karnataka  Indian Science Congress meet 2017 (104th meeting):  3rd January-7th January 2017, Sri Venkateshwara University, Tirupati   Indian Science Congress Meet
Pravasi Bhartiya Divas Summit


Founded in 2003


Pravasi Bhartiya Divas is celebrated in India on 9 January every year 

First Pravasi Bhartiya Divas Summit: 2003, New Delhi  Pravasi Bhartiya Divas Summit 2015 (13th meeting): Gandhinagar, GujaratPravasi Bhartiya Divas Summit 2016 was canceled  Pravasi Bhartiya Divas Summit 2017 (14th meeting): Bengaluru, Karnataka   Pravasi Bhartiya Divas
National Conference on e- Governance


Founded in 1997


The National Conference on e-Governance is one of the endeavor of the Department of Administrative Reforms & Public Grievances to fulfill its duty assigned under Allocation of Business Rules, 1961 to promote E-Governance activities in consonance with the overall national objectivities and priorities.

First National Conference on e- Governance: 1997, Hyderabad National Conference on e-Governance 2016 (19th Conference): Nagpur, Maharashtra National Conference on e-Governance 2017 (20th Conference): Vishakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh  National Conference on e-governance
Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit


Founded in 2003


Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit held by Government of Gujarat, India.


The aim is to bring together business leaders, investors, corporations, opinion makers.



First Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit:2003 Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2015 (7th edition): 11th- 13th January 2015 Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2017 (8th edition): 10th-13th January 2017  Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit
North East ASEAN Business Summit


Founded in 2016


North East-ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations)The focus is on road connectivity, trade and tourism.


It is organized by the Union ministry of development of NE region in association with the Manipur government in Imphal from April 7 to 9, 2016


The first-ever North East-ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) Business Summit 2016: Imphal, Manipur North East-ASEAN Business Summit 2016 (1st meeting): Imphal, Manipur Information not available  North East ASEAN Business Summit
Make in India conference


Founded in 2014


The aim is to boost India’s manufacturing sector.

First Make in India Conference: September 2014, New Delhi Make in India Conference 2016: December 2016, Bhubaneshwar, Odisha Make in India Conference 2017: February 2017, Bangalore, Karnataka  Make in India Conference
World Economic Forum India Economic Summit 


Founded in 1985


It provides a strategic platform for the WEF’s global multi-stakeholder community to discuss and debate the theme Fostering an Inclusive India through Digital Transformation.

First India Economic Summit: 1985, New Delhi India Economic Summit 2016: 6th-7th October 2016, New Delhi Information not available  World Economic Forum India Economic Summit


Petrotech is a registered body set up by the distinguished members from public, private, multinational and government in the Petroleum Sector to showcase the achievements and developments of the Oil & Gas Industry in India

First core group meeting of Petrotech was held on 9th July 2009, New Delhi PETROTECH 2016 (12th meeting): 5th- 7th December 2016, New Delhi Petrotech 2017 (13th meeting):15th February 2017 PETROTECH 
India-US Economic Summit


Leaders from business, government and academia deliberates on ways to enhance bilateral trade and investments between India and the US during a two-day summit. 

 Information not available India-US Economic Summit 2016 (12th meeting):  14th-15th September 2016, New Delhi Information not available  India-US Economic Summit
Incredible India Tourism Investors Summit


Founded in 2016


It is a joint initiative of the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, in association with Tourism Finance Corporation of India (TFCI) and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). 

First meeting: 21-23 September 2016, Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi Incredible India Tourism Investors Summit 2016 (1st meeting): 21-23 September 2016, Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi  Incredible India Tourism Investors Summit 2017 (2nd meeting): September 2017  Incredible India Tourism Investors Summit
Asian ministerial conference on disaster risk reduction (AMCDRR)


Founded in 2005


The AMCDRR is a biennial conference in the Asia region to ensure political and stakeholder’s commitment towards Disaster Risk Reduction implementation.



Asian Minister Conference on disaster risk reduction 2016: first meeting of Asian Ministers after the adoption of Sendai Framework Asian Minister Conference on disaster risk reduction 2014 (6th meeting): June 2014, Bangkok, Thailand Asian Minister Conference on disaster risk reduction 2016 (7th meeting): November 2016, New Delhi, India AMCDRR Conference 
Young Scientist meet


The Young Scientists’ Conference is an effort to provide scientists an opportunity to showcase their research and achievements by oral and poster presentation.

Information not available Young Scientist meet 2016 (4th meeting): November 2016, New Delhi Information not available  Young Scientist Meet
SIMCON (State Information Minister Conference)


Founded in 2009


The two-day conference will promote partnership in the dissemination process between Centre and States, enabling effective communication to the people and on sector specific collaboration in the Films, Broadcasting & Information sector.

First SIMCON meeting: 2009 SIMCON 2016 (2nd meeting): 9th-10th December 2016, New Delhi Information not available  SIMCON Conference
Asian Ministerial Conference of Tiger conservation


Founded in 2010


The conference discusses the issues related to tiger conservation and anti-poaching strategies.

First edition of Asian Ministerial Conference on Tiger Conservation: Hua Hin, Thailand in 2010 Second edition of Asian Ministerial Conference on Tiger Conservation: Thimphu, Bhutan in 2013. Third edition of Asian Ministerial Conference on Tiger Conservation: New Delhi in 2016  Asian Ministerial Conference of Tiger conservation
Happening Haryana Global Investors Summit


Founded in 2016


The initiative by the Government of Haryana is to recognize the achievements of Non-Resident Haryanvies and engage them for the future development of the state by harnessing their potential.

First Happening Haryana Global Investors Summit: March 2016 Happening Haryana – Global Investor’s Summit 2016: 7th to 8th March, 2016, Gurgaon Information not available  Happening Haryana Global Investors Summit
CII Partnership Summit and Sunrise AP Investment meet 


Founded in 1995


It provides an excellent platform for the business community to interact with government on exploring investment opportunities in the state

First CII Partnership Summit: 1995 22nd CII Partnership Summit and first Sunrise AP Investment meet: Vishakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh 23rd CII Partnership Summit and second Sunrise AP Investment meet: January 2017, Vishakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh  CII Partnership Summit and Sunrise AP Investment meet



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  • Pritam Ramteke
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