External Affairs Minister attends 2nd edition of Paris Peace Forum

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News: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has attended the second annual Paris Peace Forum in held in Paris, France from 11 to 13 November 2019

Facts:

About Paris Peace Forum

  • The Paris Peace Forum is an international event on global governance issues and multilateralism, held annually in Paris, France.
  • The Forum convenes heads of states, national and local representatives, representatives from international organizations and actors of civil society for the purpose of discussing in depth major global challenges and finding practical solutions.
  • It puts specific focus on governance solutions in six major themes:
    • Peace & Security
    • Development
    • Environment
    • New technologies
    • Inclusive economy
    • Culture & Education
  • The creation of Paris Peace Forum was announced by French President Emmanuel Macron in 2018. The first edition of the Paris Peace Forum was held in November 2018.