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Concluding Session Of Global South Summit

Concluding Session Of Global South Summit:

At the concluding session of the virtual Voice of Global South Summit, India unveiled initiatives to assist the Global South in areas ranging from technology to health

  • Aarogya Maitri project for providing medical supplies to any disaster-hit country
  • Global-South Scholarships for students from developing countries to pursue higher education in India
  • Global-South young diplomats forum to connect officers of foreign ministries with other countries
  • Global-South Centre of excellence for R&D
  • Global-South Science and Technology for space and nuclear energy initiatives sharing

The concept of Global North and Global South is used to describe a grouping of countries along socio-economic and political characteristics. The Global South is a term often used to identify regions within Latin America, Asia, Africa, and Oceania.

  • The global south consists of the poorest and least industrialized countries, which are mainly in the southern part of the world.

About the Summit:

  • India hosted the summit (as a president of G20) in a bid to articulate the views of the developing countries regarding the effects of the pandemic and the war in Ukraine.