Summits and Conferences 2022 – Themes, Important Summits UPSC PDF

By Balaji

Updated on: February 17th, 2023

Summits and Conferences 2022 compiled the meetings of Government heads of various countries. The significance of international summits or conferences is maintaining foreign and tactful relationships between diverse nations. The venue of Summits is decided in different locations of the world every year. Important Summits like ASEAN, G-20, and BRICS are being conducted regularly.

The important summits and conferences 2022 PDF download are not restrained to any single sub-section of general awareness and can be enclosed into fixed awareness and current affairs sub-topics. Read how the Summits and Conferences 2022 were organized based on the schedules of discussions, venues, themes, and more.

Table of content

  • 1. International Summits and Conferences 2022 (more)
  • 2. All Summit List 2022 (January to October) (more)
  • 3. Recent International Summits of 2022 (more)
  • 4. Important Meetings and Summits 2021(January to December) (more)
  • 5. List of International Summits 2019 (more)
  • 6. International Summits and Conferences 2022 UPSC (more)

International Summits and Conferences 2022

Summits and conferences 2022 are scheduled considering a secondary reason and planning to achieve the set purpose. The time for the summits is decided based on growth and advancement. UPSC aspiring candidates can get details after summits and conferences 2022 PDF download for the upcoming Government exams.

International Summits


First BRICS Sherpas meeting of 2022

Held under Chinese chairship

15th BRICS STI (Science Technology Innovation) Steering Committee meeting

5th BIMSTEC Summit

Hosted by Sri Lanka

20th Meeting of Prosecutors General of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO)About Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO)

· Founded – 2001

· Headquarters – Beijing, China

· Secretary General – Zhang Ming (China)

Member Nations – 9 (Iran, Pakistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, India, China, Kazakhstan, Russia, and Tajikistan)

Astana, Kazakhstan

All Summit List 2022 (January to October)

Several organizations conduct international summits and conferences in many countries. They work in developing society and towards attaining different goals ranging from lower to higher levels based on complexity and budget. The undertakings are funded by diverse countries. Given is the 2022 summit list from January to October.

Important Summits 2022


International Dairy Federation World Dairy Summit IDF WDS 2022

India Expo Centre & Mart, Greater Noida.

Gastech Milan-2022

ItalyAbout Italy

· Capital – Rome

· Currency – Euro

· Prime Minister – Mario Draghi

· President – Sergio Mattarella

2+2 Ministerial Dialogue


Global Clean Energy Action Forum


Virtual Conference ‘SymphoNE’

North East India

All India DLSA (District Legal Services Authorities) Meet

New Delhi

Chabahar Day conference


National Security Strategies Conference

New Delhi

4th India-Philippines Strategic Dialogue


44th National Conference of Labour Ministers and Secretaries of all States and Union Territories

Andhra Pradesh

65th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference


of BIMSTEC on cyber security cooperation

New Delhi

Permanent Indus Commission conference

New Delhi

National Education Ministers’ Conference


ASEAN-India Foreign Ministers’ meeting


Ninth Summit of the Americas 2022

Los Angeles, United States

12th WTO Ministerial conference

Geneva, Switzerland

First national conference of chief secretaries

Himachal Pradesh

8th Global Conference of Young Parliamentarians


First Physical Joint Consultative Commission Meeting

India & Bangladesh

14th BRICS Summit


Semicon India Conference 2022


Swasthya Chintan Shivir- Health Summit

Kevadiya, Gujarat

Conference of Cluster-Based Business Organizations (CBBOs)


COP15 summit on combating desertification

Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire

2nd Global COVID-19 Virtual Summit

co-hosted by Belize, Indonesia, Germany, Senegal, and the United States.

Intersolar Europe 2022

Munich, Germany

“SCO’s Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure” anti-terror meet

Hosted by India

7th annual meeting of Board of Governors of NDB

Hosted by India in virtual method

BRICS Foreign Ministers Meeting

hosted by China

North East Research Conclave 2022


World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Annual Meeting

Davos, Switzerland

75th World Health Assembly

Geneva, Switzerland

QUAD Leaders’ Summit 2022

held in Tokyo, Japan

First-ever National Women Legislators Conference


7th BRICS Culture Ministers’ Meeting

hosted by the People’s Republic of China

3rd Global Organic Expo 2022

New Delhi

4th edition of IBMS (India Boat & Marine Show)

Bolgatty Palace in Kochi in Kerala

20th Meeting of the NTCA (National Tiger Conservation Authority)

Pakke tiger reserve in Arunachal Pradesh

20th India-France Joint Staff talks


4th US-India 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue

Washington DC

1st Incredible India International Conference


21st World Congress of Accountants 2022


India’s 1st Global Ayush Investment and Innovation Summit 2022

Gandhinagar, Gujarat

5th BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation) Summit

hosted in virtual mode by Sri Lanka

G20 Heads of State and Government Summit 2022

Bali, Indonesia

19th India-US Military Cooperation Group Meeting

Agra, Uttar Pradesh

Fifth session of the UNEA-5.2 (United Nations Environment Assembly)

held in hybrid form in Nairobi, Kenya

2022 Mobile World Congress

Barcelona, Spain

India Global Forum (IGF) annual summit


Meeting of G7 agriculture ministers

Hosted by Germany

36th International Geological Congress

New Delhi

2nd India-Australia Virtual Summit

Virtual mode

73rd ANCIPS or Annual National Conference of Indian Psychiatric Society


11th meeting of India-Oman Joint Military Cooperation Committee

New Delhi

NITI Aayog’s Fintech Open Summit

Virtual mode

21st TERI’s (The Energy and Resources Institute), WSDS (World Sustainable Development Summit) 2022

Virtual mode

19th Meeting of National Tiger Conservation Authority

16th India Digital Summit 2022

Virtual mode

First India-Central Asia Summit 2022

Virtual mode

WEF’s Davos Agenda

Virtual mode

Recent International Summits of 2022

The most recent and important summits 2022 of October month are listed below, along with their venue, theme, with the name of the organization that managed them. The importance of the latest summits and conferences is also mentioned.

Important Summits of 2022


Organized/Led by

Theme and Importance

9th World Ayurveda Congress & Arogya Expo

Panaji, Goa

Union Minister Ayush, Shripad Yesso Naik, Union Minister of State for Tourism and Dr Pramod Sawant Goa Chief Minister

The program will begin with seven inclusive sessions, 16 themes for oral declaration, a series of associated events, and public outreach program.

14th World Spice Congress

Navi Mumbai

WSC is a group of twenty occasions in junction with India’s presidency of the G20.

Conference of power and renewable energy

Virtual meeting

Union Minister of Power and NRE

DISCOMS must follow prudent and sustainable economic practices to secure their viability.

77th UNGA Assembly

Virtual Meeting

S Jaishankar, Union Minister of external affairs

Theme: “A cautious moment: transformative answers to the interlocking challenges”

Global Youth Climate Summit

Khulna, Bangladesh

The main objective is to raise cognition regarding change of climate.

5th Assembly of International Solar Alliance

Virtual meeting

Union Minister for Renewable Energy and Power, RK Singh

It is essential to achieve the energy change purpose for Earth.

Two-Day International Conference

New Delhi

Election Commission of India (ECI)

Theme: “Function, Framework & Power of Election Management Bodies”

SC-ST Conclave


Joint Secretary, Ministry of MSME, Mercy Epao

To offer assistance to entrepreneurs belonging to the Scheduled Tribe and Scheduled Caste societies.

National Conclave & Exhibition


Providing the right platform for the policymakers to formulate a roadmap for the Indian coal sector to align with.

8th edition of the “Dakar International Meeting on Peace and Security in Africa”


Minister of State for External Affairs, V. Muraleedharan

India’s peacekeeping subsidies and support during Covid-19 in the form of vaccines, Climate Action, and development associations along with emphasising the necessity for UNSC reforms.

22nd World Blockchain Summit


It is one of the most elite meetings of the multinational crypto and blockchain ecosystem.

SCO National Coordinators Meet


SCO Foreign, defence, and national security advisors and summit-level meetings of the grouping next year.

4th Heli-India Summit 2022

Virtual meeting

Shri Jyotiraditya M. Scindia – Civil Aviation Minister

The civil enclave will be built in Jammu for Rs 861 crore, and Srinagar’s current terminal will be extended three times from 20,000 square meters to 60,000 square meters for Rs 1500 crores.

3rd campus of the IIFT (Indian Institute of Foreign Trade)

Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh

Union Finance Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman

The Ministry of Commerce and Industry accepted a proposal from the IIFT authorities for a grant of Rs. 229 crores and the sanction order is anxiously predicted.

6th east Asia Summit Education Minister’s

Hanoi, Vietnam

Joint Secretary (International Cooperation) Ministry of Education

It is the only leader-led forum at which all key partners meet to discuss security, political, and economic challenges facing the Indo-Pacific.

National SC-ST mega Conclave


Ministry of MSME

Provide a medium for dealings with different industry leaders.

“Digital India Conference of State IT Ministers”

Virtual Meeting

Union Telecom Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw

The Indian Government sanctioned Rs 26,000 crores to install 25,000 mobile towers in 500 days.

UNESCO- World Conference on Cultural Policies and Sustainable Development- MONDIACULT 2022

Mexico City, Mexico

Arjun Ram Meghwal – State Minister for Culture

To shape a more robust and resilient cultural sector, fully anchored in perspectives of sustainable development.

DefExpo 2022

Gandhinagar, Gujarat

Mr Norman Chipakupaku – Permanent Secretary, MoD Zambia, met Dr Ajay Kumar – Defence Secretary

Issues relating to training and capacity building were also discussed in the review of ongoing bilateral defence cooperation.

90th General Assembly of Interpol

New Delhi

The meeting will be attended by 2,000 overseas dignitaries, including Police Chiefs, Police Officers, Ministers, and support staff.

UN World Geospatial International Congress

Video Conferencing

Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Theme: ‘Geo-Enabling the Global Village: No individual must be left behind’

70th NEC Plenary


Union Minister of DoNER, Tourism & Culture, G. Kishan Reddy

It was stated that 10% GBS for the NER states is the key to prosperity in the recent future.

Important Meetings and Summits 2021(January to December)

Summits and conferences 2021 provide beneficiaries with practical opportunities to convey their ideas to nations and global bodies and link with counterparts and similar-minded institutions worldwide.

Name of the Summit and Conferences

Organized/Led by



5th Indian Ocean Conference

Institute of National Security Studies, Sri Lanka, Emirates Centre for Strategic Studies and Research, UAE, and the RSIS Singapore

Abu Dhabi

Theme: ‘Indian Ocean: Ecology, Economy, Epidemic’

National Conference on ‘International Year of Vegetables and Fruits’

Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare in partnership with the Food and Agriculture Organization

Virtual meeting

Theme: Awareness about the nutritional advantages of vegetables and fruits for a healthy lifestyle and balanced diet.

India –US Industrial Security Agreement Summit

Designated Security Authorities of both nations

Virtual meeting

To draft a protocol for interchanging data between ministries of defence of both countries.

8th Meeting of Agricultural Experts of BIMSTEC Member Countries

Secretary, Department of Agricultural Research & Education & Director General, ICAR – Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra

Virtual meeting

To enhance teamwork in federated and farming sectors among the BIMSTEC States.

6th BRICS Counter-Terrorism Working Group Meet

Joint Secretary for Counter-Terrorism, Ministry of External Affairs of India – Mahaveer Singhvi Chairship

Virtual meeting

The summit aimed to conclude the BRICS Counter Terrorism Action Plan.

7th Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS)

Naval Chief Staff – Admiral Karambir Singh

Virtual meeting

To discuss maritime security cooperation and regional maritime cases and foster social relationships among the member states.

5th BRICS Working Group Meet on HPC and ICT

Sanjeev Kumar Varshney, Advisor DST

Video Conferencing

To unite with each other to use HPC technologies for weather-climate-environment-based applications.

G7 Digital and Technology Ministerial Meeting

Electronics and IT Union Minister – Ravi Shankar Prasad

Video Conferencing

Theme: Building Back Better

6th Annual Meet of Board of Governors of NDB

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Video Conferencing

Theme: New Development Paradigms: The Evolution of Infrastructure.

16th FICCI Higher Education Summit

Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) in alliance with the Ministry of Commerce and Industry and Ministry of Education

New Delhi

Theme: ‘Higher Education @ 2030: R.I.S.E- Resilience. Innovation. Sustainability. Enterprise’.

ASEAN-India Hackathon 2021

Ministry of Education

Virtual meeting

To achieve economic development through ASEAN nation’s partnerships in domains like education, science and technology, exchange of leadership works etc.

National Metrology Conclave 2021

Council of Scientific and Industrial Research-National Physical Laboratory (CSIR-NPL)

New Delhi

Theme: ‘Metrology for the Inclusive Development of the Country’.

List of International Summits 2019

The below table shows the complete list of international Summits 2019, along with their location and theme opted for a particular conference. Some renowned conferences held in 2019 were Brics Summit 2019, G-20 Summit 2019, G-7 Summit 2019, ADB Annual meeting, NATO Summit, SAARC Summit, etc.

Important Summits

Aim/ Theme of summit 2019

Summit held at

South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation


19th SAARC Summit 2019 – cancelled.

20th SAARC Summit 2020 was hosted in Islamabad


5th BIMSTEC Summit 2019 – Srilanka


“fighting income and gender inequality and protecting biodiversity”

45th G7 Summit 2019 – Biarritz, France

Indo-Africa Summit

“India and Africa: Deepening the Security Engagement”

4th Indo-Africa Forum Summit 2018 – New Delhi. It is held every 3 years


8 themes of G 20 Summit – “Global Economy”, “Trade and Investment”, “Innovation”, “Environment and Energy”, “Employment”, “Women empowerment”, “Development” and “Health”.

14th G 20 Summit 2019 – Osaka, Japan


NATO Summit 2019 – United kingdom, London. (Held in December)

HEMCE- High Energy Materials Society of India

“Examining the natural inclusive possibilities of high energy materials”

12th HEMCE Conference 2019 – IIT Madras, Chennai, India.

CHOGM Summit

Delivering A Common Future: Connecting, Innovating, Transforming’

CHOGM 2019 Meeting – Rwanda

Shanghai Cooperation Organisation

19th SCO summit 2019- Kyrgyzstan capital, Bishkek


COP 25th 2019- Madrid, Spain (Held in December)

Indian Science Congress

“Future India: Science and Technology”

106th Indian Science Congress – Lovely Professional University, Phagwara, Punjab.

3rd Asian Ministerial Conference on Tiger Conservation

Tiger conservation

New Delhi

Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation

“Connecting People, Building the Future”

APEC Summit 2019 – Santiago, Chile

Maritime Summit

Regional maritime safety

Regional Maritime Safety Conference 2019 – Mumbai

Nuclear Security Summit

“Towards New National Cyber Security Strategy”

12th NSS 2019 – New Delhi

Earth Hour

“Reduce, Reuse, Change the Way We Live”

Global earth hour 2019- Australia


‘Petroleum – cooperation for a sustainable future’

7th OPEC International Seminar – Vienna, Austria

NAM Summit 2019

“Keeping the Bandung Principles to provide a concerted and satisfactory response to the challenges of the modern world”.

18th NAM summit 2019 was held in Caracas, Venezuela.


Economic Growth for an Innovative Future’.

11th BRICS Summit 2019- Brasilia

Association of Southeast Asian Nation

“Advancing Partnership for sustainability.”

35th ASEAN Summit 2019 – Thailand, Bangkok.

World Government Summit

‘Shaping Future Governments’

7th World Government Summit- Dubai

East Asia Summit

14th East Asia Summit 2019 – Thailand, Bangkok

International Summits and Conferences 2022 UPSC

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