“Friends, we have just received good news: with all the hard work of our teams and their cooperation, the declaration of the G20 Leaders Summit in New Delhi has been agreed,” said the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modiat the end of what is only the first day of meetings, which will conclude tomorrow.
”My sincere thanks to our ministers, negotiators and officials who have worked hard and deserve this congratulations,” added the Indian president. The one known as the New Delhi Declaration consists of more than one hundred points.
Here, the key points:
Economic and development objectives
1-Accelerate strong and sustainable growth: G20 leaders commit to fostering strong, sustainable, balanced and inclusive economic growth.
2- 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: Commitment to fully and effectively implement the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
3- Climate and environmental objectives: Leaders aim to pursue environmentally sustainable development paths with low greenhouse gas and carbon emissions. They are also committed to conserving biodiversity, forests and oceans.
4- Preparation for health emergencies: The G20 aims to improve access to medical countermeasures and facilitate more supplies and production capacities in developing countries.
5-Address debt vulnerability: Leaders commit to urgently and effectively addressing debt vulnerabilities in developing countries.
6- Financing of the SDGs: There is a commitment to increase financing from all sources to accelerate progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
7- Paris Agreement: G20 leaders aim to accelerate efforts and increase resources to achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement on climate change.
8- Reforms in the Multilateral Development Banks: Leaders intend to carry out reforms to make the Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) more effective.
9- Digital transformation: The G20 is committed to improving access to digital services and seizing digital transformation opportunities for sustainable and inclusive growth.
10- Employment: Leaders aim to promote sustainable, quality, healthy, safe and remunerated employment.
11- Gender equality: The G20 is committed to closing gender gaps and promoting the full and equal participation of women in the economy.
12- Developing countries: Leaders aim to better integrate developing country perspectives into the future G20 agenda.
1- Wars and conflicts: G20 leaders express deep concern about the immense human suffering and adverse impact of wars and conflicts, including the war in Ukraine.
2- International law: The leaders call for respect for the principles of international law, including territorial integrity and sovereignty.