Important Summits held in 2015 - Complete list of Summits / Confererences in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

Here is the list of Important Summits held in 2015. Also the complete list of Summits / Confererences in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 is provided here. This list will help you in your preparation for SSC, IBPS, SBI & Other competitive exams in which question based on Summits / conferences were asked. In many competitive exams, some questions are asked on summits. Only a candidate who had read above them, can answer that question. So candidates should be aware of Important Summits held in current, previous and upcoming years. Here we are providing a complete list of Important Summits held in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017. It can be checked from below.

Important Summits held in 2015 - Complete list of Summits / Conferences held in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

List of Recent Summits & Conferences
G-7 Summit
40th G-7 Summit 2014 – Brussels, Belgium, Russia
Members -
France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Canada, United Kingdom (UK), United States of America (USA)
41st G-7 Summit 2015 - Schloss Elmau, Kr√ľn, Bavaria, Germany
42nd G7 summit 2016 - Kashiko Island, Shima, Mie Prefecture, Japan

G8 Summit
40th G8 Summit 2014 – Russia (Sochi)
41st G8 Summit 2015 – Schloss Elmau (Germany)
Members -
Canada, Russia, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, United Kingdom, United States of America (USA)
42nd G8 Summit 2016 – Sendai City, Japan.

G20 Meeting

  • 8th G-20 summit 2013 - held at Saint Petersburg, Russia
  • 9th G20 Meeting 2014 - It was held in Brisbane, Australia
  • 10th G20 Meeting 2015 - Turkey, Antalya
  • 11th G20 Meeting 2016 - Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China (1st summit to be held in China)

BRICS Summit
Core BRICS Members - 5
BRICS Full form - Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa
6th BRICS Summit 2014 – Fortaleza, Brazil [Theme “Inclusive Growth - Sustainable Solutions]
7th BRICS Summit 2015 – Ufa, Russia
8th BRICS Summit 2016 – New Delhi, India

SAARC Summit
SAARC – South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation
18th SAARC Summit 2014 - It was held in Kathmandu, Nepal in November 2014.
Head Office - Kathmandu, Nepal
Secretary General - Arjun Bahadur
Member Countries (8) - Sri Lanka, Maldives, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Afghanistan, India and Nepal
19th SAARC Summit 2016 - It will be held Islamabad, Pakistan.

ASEAN Summit
ASEAN – Association of South East Asian Nations
26th ASEAN Summit - Kuala Lumpur & Langkawi, Malaysia, 26-28 April 2015
25th ASEAN Summit - Naypyidaw, Myanmar November 2014
24th ASEAN Summit - Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, 10-11 May 2014
Member Countries (10) : Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam

IBSA Summit
IBSA - India-Brazil-South Africa
7th IBSA Summit 2015 - New Delhi, India
8th IBSA Summit 2015 - New Delhi, India
Members - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa

APEC Summit
APEC full form – Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation
26th APEC Summit 2014 – China
27th APEC Summit 2015 – Philippines
28th APEC Summit 2016 – Lima, Peru
29th APEC Summit 2017 – Hano, Vietnam

List of Summits held in 2015, 2014, 2016

OPEC International Seminar
OPEC – Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries
6th OPEC International Seminar 2015 - Vienna, Austria

NAM Summit
NAM – Non Alighed Movement membership countries (122)
17th NAM Summit 2015 – Caracas, Venezulea

Nuclear Security Summit
1st Nuclear Security Summit 2010 - USA
2nd Nuclear Security Summit 2012 - South korea ,seoul
3rd Nuclear Security Summit 2014 - The Hague, Netherlands
4th Nuclear Security Summit 2016 - United States

NATO Summit
NATO - North Atlantic Treaty Organization
Head Office - Brussels, Belgium
Members - 28
Secretary General - Jens Stoltenberg
NATO Summit 2014 - Wales (Britain), UK
(Britain last hosted the summit in 1990, when Margaret Thatcher was Prime Minister)
NATO Summit 2016 - Warsaw, Poland

BIMSTECH – Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multisectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation Countries (7) - India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Bhutan.
3rd BIMSTECH Summit 2014 - Nay Pyi Taw (Myanmar)
4th BIMSTEC Summit will be held in Kathmandu, Nepal.

ADB Annual Meeting
ADB – Asian Development Bank
Annual meeting of the board of governors of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) held every year.
ADB Annual Meeting 2014 - Astana, Kazakhstan
ADB Annual Meeting 2015 - Baku, Azerbaijan

Earth hour
Global earth hour 2015 – Seoul
Global earth hour 2016- Australia

Global Insurance Summit
7th Global Insurance Summit (2014) - Hyderabad (Telangana)

CHOGM Summit
CHOGM - Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting
This meeting is held every two years
23rd CHOGM 2015 - Portloyis (Mayritius)

Arab Summit
Arab Summit 2014 - Kuwait host the Arab Summit for the first time
Arab Summit 2015 - Cairo

International Petroleum Conference (PETROTECH) 2014 held in New Delhi, India.

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas
12th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2014 held in New Delhi
13th Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas 2015 will be held at Gujarat (Gandhinagar)
14th Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas 2015 will be held at New Delhi in January 2016.
New Delhi hosted the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) most number of times.

6th International Nuclear Energy Forum Atomexpo 2014 held in Moscow.

Global Investors meet
Global Investors Meet 2015 - Chennai

EU – US Summit
EU US - United States and the European Union
Host - Brussels

UN Climate Change Summit
UN Climate Change Summit 2014 - New York
UN Climate Change Summit 2015 - Peris

Indian Economy Summit
World Economic Forum (WEF) hosted 29th Indian Economy Summit in Delhi

Indian Science Congress Association

  • 100th Edition 2013 — Kolkatta
  • 101 – 2014 –Jammu & kashmir
  • 102 - 2015 — Mumbai
  • 103 - 2016 — Mysore

Important Point to note :

  • India is member of G-20, BRICKS, SAARC, CHOGM, BIMSTEC & NAM.
  • India is not a member of G-8, EU, AU, APEC, OPEC, ASEAN & NATO.

New Members of Important Organizations
United Nations – Total Members – 193 (Last Member - South Sudan)
WTO – Total Members – 160 (Last Member - Yemen)
World Bank and International Monetary Fund : Total Members – 188 (Last Member – South Sudan)
European Union – Total Members – 28 (Last Member – Croatia).

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