What is the Delhi Declaration? Why It Is being called A Historical Agreement

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What is Delhi Declaration? Why It Is being called A Historical Agreement


Many historic events, moments and decisions have been made in 2023 including the “Delhi Declaration”. This year is marking the beginning of the new Bharat and promises to bring new opportunities, sustainability, and development on a global scale. We all are familiar with the latest achievements of Bharat whether they happened in eternal space or historic decisions made in G20 Summit 2023. If we talk about the G20 Summit, this year the 18th meeting of G20 Summit 2023 was held in the national capital of India from 8th September to 10th September 2023 and many important and turning decision has been made which will definitely be beneficial for India in upcoming years and will strengthen the relationship of India with other countries. 


“Delhi Declaration” is one such important and biggest achievement for India that will bring global modification in the upcoming years. However, many people are confused with the term “Delhi Declaration” and want to know what it is, why it is considered a historical moment and how it will shape not only India but the entire world. Before talking about it, it is important to know when it was adopted and how G20 leaders consensually agreed to adopt it. The Delhi Declaration was adopted on Saturday, 9th Sept 2023 during the 2nd day of G20 Summit 2023. According to the reports, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that consensus had been constructed among G20 leaders.


Why is the adoption of the Delhi Declaration considered a historic achievement of the G20 Summit and why it is called to be the most successful summit till now by keeping other G20 meetings in mind? One of the reasons for thinking this decision is historic is because India made a consensus agreement on a joint declaration without upsetting any countries who are part of G20. PM Modi congratulated the ministers and Sherpas who joined their hands to forge the consensus. Now, it is time to talk about the meaning of the “Delhi Declaration” so that we get to know what exactly it is and how it will help the nation as a strong and developing country.

What Is Delhi Declaration?

The significant milestone achieved at the G20 Summit 2023 was held under the theme “Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam” or “One Earth, One Family, One Future”. The Delhi Declaration consists of 38 paragraphs which is referred to as a historic and groundbreaking moment. As per Amitabh Kant, India’s G20 Sherpa, this joint agreement covered all important issues including geopolitical issues and development. Kant congratulated the Indian Officials’ team and appreciated their effort and work in achieving the tough task. 


The government of India believed that this declaration would leave an “Indian footprint” on the world. By referring to the Russia-Ukraine war, the G20 Summit 2023 has adopted a consensus agreement which is considered a historic moment. The reason for considering this as the biggest achievement is because, for the first time in history, a nation made a consensus agreement on a joint declaration without upsetting any members of the G20 Summit. This declaration was adopted on Saturday, 09th September 2023 and it is focused on the “Russia-Ukraine War” and other important points that include sustainable growth, geopolitical tensions and making an inclusive world.


This New Delhi Leader’s Declaration also covered major issues that include gender equality, climate change, Global Biofuel Alliance and one of the most important issues dealing with terrorism and food security. Several leaders and delegates of foreign countries welcomed this important development, and recognized the approach of the PM who emphasized human-centric proliferation. What made this declaration important was the joint agreement of all G20 members or countries among all 83 paras, including Russia and China. The declaration was the most inspiring and contained 112 outcomes. 


Besides that, in the document, G20 members also understand the impact of the war on energy security, macro-financial stability, global food security, inflation, supply chain and growth. The declaration said on gender equality that they will work on gender equality and create a group that will work on women’s empowerment. The major priority of this group is to work on leadership, gender equality and women empowerment. Speaking about the issue of food security, the diplomats and leaders of G20 are aiming to remove malnutrition and hunger from the world. 


The declaration also mentions the “Mission Life” (Lifestyle for Environment), which is a worldwide plan of action that focuses on saving plenty from the disastrous results of climate change. Another aim of climate change is to increase renewable energy capacity in the upcoming 7-8 years and they will be working to triple it by 2023.  As per the declaration, “A Financial Inclusion Action Plan” has been made which aims to provide a chance for organizations to explore their present business operations and to work on potential future plans which will be helpful in providing financial support.


The Declaration also focuses on digital development more than the “cyber” agenda on crime and security. Moreover, On the 2nd day of the G20 Summit 2023, PM Modi introduced the Global Biofuels Alliance in the presence of the President of Brazil Luiz Inacio, Italy’s Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni, US President Joe Biden and the President of Argentina. 


Apart from that, On the first day of the G20 Summit 2023, PM Modi made the biggest announcement by calling it G21 which means one more country is now part of the summit. The African Union is also part of G20 which is now known as G21. Another major agreement that happened for the first time in the summit is “UNGA 75/1 (UNSC reforms). As of now, we have this much information on it, but we will soon return with more information that will be helpful for readers to understand what major decisions and agreements are being made for sustainable development and growth. Besides, the complete pdf of the “Delhi Declaration” is available to read on the official website of “Minister Of External Affairs”. To know more be connected with us and we will be back soon, till then Keep on visiting this website. 

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