JAKARTA, KOMPAS.com - Indonesia suggested the formation of new working groups under India's G20 Presidency, said an official on Sunday, Dec. 11.
The working groups include Disaster Risk Resiliency and Reduction, Culture and Startup 20, and Digital Economy.
“Indonesia will support the success of India's G20 Presidency including on the issue of digital transformation which is the key for expediting recovery and global economic future,” State News Antara quoted International Economic Cooperation Coordination Deputy at the Coordinating Ministry for Economic Affairs Edi Prio Pambudi.
Edi, who is also Indonesia's G20 Co-Sherpa, lauded the continuity between Indonesia's G20 Presidency and India's G20 Presidency and underlined the importance of concrete deliverables as an example from G20 members to the world.
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The first Sherpa meeting of the India G20 Presidency was held on December 4-7, 2022 in Udaipur, Rajasthan, India.
This meeting consisted of several sessions: technological transformation, green development and LiFE (Lifestyle for Environment), women-led development, SDGs implementation acceleration, inclusive growth facilitation, and multilateral reformation.
Summarizing the result of the discussion, Sherpa highlighted India's role in providing a bigger voice to the global south and utilizing the G20 presidency to establish mutually beneficial collaboration between developing and developed countries.
The meeting also discussed the importance of multilateral reformation, SDGs achievement, food, fuel, and fertilizer issue, highlighted discussion focuses, and emphasized the need to strengthen collective action between G20 member countries.
The meeting was attended by G20 Sherpas, nine invited countries, and 14 international organizations, including from Indonesia.
India's G20 Presidency raises the theme "Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam - One Earth. One Family. One Future."
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