India and Germany to collaborate on new horizons of international cooperation
-India and Germany are key partners not only with respect to their respective regions but also on issues of global governance
New Delhi : New Horizons of International Cooperation: Exploring Synergies between G7 and G20 On Tuesday, RIS and the German Embassy organized a discussion at the India Habitat Centre. During this, from climate change and global warming to renewable energy and Ukraine crisis were also discussed. Significantly, on June 22, the member countries of G-7 are going to hold a meeting in Germany. In which Prime Minister Narendra Modi will also participate.
In this discussion, the Director General of RIS, Prof. Sachin Chaturvedi, Secretary of State to the Government of Germany Jochen Flassberth (Virtual), Dammu Ravi, Secretary (Economic Affairs) of the Ministry of External Affairs, Dr. Stefan Grabherr, in-charge of the German Embassy, Sandeep Chakraborty, Joint Secretary (Western Europe), Ministry of External Affairs, The President of the German Institute for Global and Area Studies, Prof. Amrita Narlikar (Virtual) and Dr. Rudra Chowdhary, Director, Carnegie India, besides Dr. Stefan Klingebiel, Program Head, German Development Institute, and Prof. Gulshan Sachdeva, Center for European Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, prominently participated.
German and Indian targets in the G7 and G20 were also discussed during this period. In which exploring cooperation between India and Germany in the Asia-Pacific region. Widening the basis for a global and regional partnership between Germany / G7 countries and India.
In uncertain times, Germany (G7) and India (G20) assume responsibility – also as representatives
of the global North and the South- to address major challenges in a cooperative manner in areas including security, climate change, fight against poverty and scarcity of food.
The momentum achieved in the 6th India-Germany Inter Governmental Consultations held on 2 May 2022 could be leveraged on their respective presidencies of G7 and G20. G7 ready to collaborate in efforts for strengthening the global economy during the war in Ukraine and after the COVID-19 pandemic, and to support India’s G20 presidency.
Germany and India pursue joint goals, also in the framework of G7 and G20: Strengthen multilateralism and international cooperation on the basis of the Charter of the United Nations. Foster the resilience of democracies. Set the pace for economic recovery, financial stability and a sustainable global economic system. Fight against climate change and scarcity of food, also as an element of preventive security policy. Address jointly global consequences of the war in Ukraine.
This message came out in the discussion that Exploring cooperation between India and Germany in the Asia-Pacific region. Widening the basis for a global and regional partnership between Germany / G7 countries and India. During this the speakers said that India and Germany are key partners not only with respect to their respective regions but also on issues of global governance.