Interlinkage of G20 and SDG: Challenges, Solutions, and Way forward: March 20-21, 2023

March 21, 2023

Prasanna School of Public Health (PSPH), and Department of Geopolitics and International Relations (DGIR), organized a T20 Side Event -  ‘Interlinkage of G20 and SDGs: Challenges, Solutions, and Way forward’  in collaboration with T20 Secretariat, Observer Research Foundation (ORF) and Research Information System (RIS) on March 20-21, 2023 at Fortune Inn Valley View, Manipal.

Smt Uma Mahadevan, IAS,  Additional Chief Secretary-Panchayat Raj, Department of Rural Development and Panchayat Raj, GoK was the chief guest and inaugurated the programme. Lt Gen (Dr) M D Venkatesh, Vice Chancellor, MAHE was the Guest of Honour. Ms Eenam Gambhir, Joint Secretary - G20, Ministry of External Affairs, GoI addressed the participants.

 Think 20 (T20) serves as an “idea bank” for the G20 by bringing together think tanks and high-level experts to discuss relevant international socio-economic issues. and is part of India’s presidency for the G20 summit. Issues discussed during the summit were

  • Interlinking G20 and SDGs in a Multi-Polar World Order
  • Pandemic Treaty at the Intersection of “One Health” approach
  • Global Health Governance in the context of conflict and Dynamics of Geopolitics
  • Lifestyle for Environment (LiFE) as a panacea for issues relating to global commons
  • Digitalization of Health Infrastructure
  • The Interlinkage of Food Security, Sustainable Food Systems and Agriculture management
  • India’s views and perspective on Global Wellness Agenda
  • Beyond 2030 – A template for a sustainable universe