G20 Infrastructure Working Group Meeting

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Overview:

The first G20 Infrastructure Working Group (IWG) meeting under G20 India Presidency will take place in Pune, Maharashtra on 16th -17th January 2023.

About the G20 Infrastructure Working Group (IWG) Meeting 

  • The meeting will be joined by the IWG member countries, guest countries and international organizations. 
  • The Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance, and Government of India will host the two-day IWG meetings, along with Australia and Brazil as the co-chairs.
  • The first IWG meeting in Pune would be attended by 65 delegates across the G20 membership, invitee countries and International Organizations.
  • Theme: Financing Cities of Tomorrow: Inclusive, Resilient and Sustainable. 
  • The theme will focus on various facets of making cities economic centres of growth, financing urban infrastructure, building future-ready urban infrastructure, directing fiscal investments for unlocking private financing for energy-efficient and environmentally sustainable infrastructure and mitigating social imbalances.

 


Q1) What is G20?

It is an intergovernmental forum comprising 19 countries and the European Union.

Source: The two-days G 20 Infrastructure Working Group (IWG) meeting begins in Pune, Maharashtra tomorrow