India G20 Presidency 2023

Presidency of Hope, Harmony and Peace

Hope, Harmony, Peace and Stability - these are defining ideas that will frame India's presidency of the G20 grouping of the world's most advanced and emerging economies. G20 provides India, the world's fifth largest economy, a great opportunity to shape the global agenda at a time of increasing polarisation and escalation of geopolitical tensions, to advance peace, stability and shared prosperity in a fragmented world.

The gavel of the G20 presidency was passed on symbolically by Indonesian President Joko Widodo to Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the closing session of the G20 summit in the Indonesian island resort of Bali on 16 November 2022. India took over the year-long G20 presidency officially on 1 December 2022 which will continue till 30 November 2023. In Bali, PM Modi set the tone by assuring the world that India's G20 presidency will be "inclusive, ambitious, decisive, and action-oriented." Outlining key themes and priorities of India's presidency, PM Modi underlined that the G20 has to convey a strong message in favor of peace and harmony and stressed that without peace and security, "future generations will not be able to take advantage of economic growth or technological innovation."


India sees its G20 presidency as a catalyst of change and global transformation, in a world stricken by multi-dimensional crises such as food and energy security, which has been accentuated by geopolitical tensions. With the world mired in conflicts, jeopardizing the lives of ordinary people, India will harness its G20 presidency to forge constructive and consensus-based solutions to a host of challenges such as reviving global growth, stronger...

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