Headlines Of The Day 12/12/2023

Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence (GPAI):

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates the GPAI Summit in New Delhi, showcasing India as the lead chair in 2024. GPAI, a multi-stakeholder initiative, bridges theory and practice in Artificial Intelligence, featuring top global players like Intel, Reliance Jio, Google, Meta, Paytm, and Microsoft. With 28 member countries and the EU, the summit explores AI\’s impact on global health, education, and skilling over three days. Read More

Global Climate Performance Index : 

India makes significant progress in sustainable practices, reaching the 7th position in this year\’s Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI) at COP-28 in Dubai. This marks a commendable improvement from its previous ranking and reaffirms India\’s status among the top performers for the fifth consecutive year.The Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI) has been published annually since 2005 by Germanwatch, the NewClimate Institute, and the Climate Action Network .Read More

 

India – Sweden LeadIT 2.0 : 

Union Minister Bhupender Yadav unveils three pillars of the second phase of the Leadership Group for Industry Transition (LeadIT) at the LeadIT Summit 2023. The components include a Global Forum for Dialogue, Technology Transfer and Co-Development, and an Industry Transitions Platform, aimed at fostering international conversations, facilitating technology transfer, and coordinating support for global industry transition projects. Read More

 

India\’s \’Bio-Economy\’ :

Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya announces India\’s \’Bio-Economy\’ growth, reaching $80 billion from $10 billion in the last eight years. Speaking at the Pre Vibrant Gujarat Seminar on Biotechnology, he emphasizes the role of biotechnology as the major foundation for healthcare in the future. Mandaviya notes the rapid growth of Bio Agriculture, Bio Pharmaceuticals, and Bio Services, projecting India to be among the top 10 bio economies globally soon. Read More

 

COP28 in Dubai set to conclude

The 13-day COP28 in Dubai concludes, releasing a comprehensive draft text emphasizing global efforts to combat climate change. The document underscores multilateralism, international cooperation, and the urgency of addressing the climate crisis through collective action.COP28 draft calls for substantial emission cuts by 2030, highlights renewables, efficiency, and zero emissions tech. Emphasizes phasing out fossil fuel subsidies, targeting net-zero by 2050 through just measures. Read More

 

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