Major Economies Forum

Context: The leader’s meeting of the Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate Change, was convened virtually by the United States of America on 20th April 2023.

About the Major Economies Forum

  • The group represented 20 major economies of the world including Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Egypt, European Commission, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, Turkiye, United Arab Emirates, and the United Kingdom.
  • The aim of the forum is to deal with climate change
  • The leaders informed the forum about the steps being taken by different countries toward climate action that varied across sectors. 
  • The forum will foster cooperation among member countries in dealing with climate change.

Prelims practice MCQ

Consider the following statements regarding major economies’ forum

  1. It is an initiative of the G-20
  2. It is aimed at realising the 4th Industrial revolution

Which of the statements given above are correct

(a)    1 only

(b)   2 only

(c)    Both 1 and 2

(d)   Neither 1 nor 2

Ans. a

Source: PIB

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