ECSWG G20 Holds Three-Day Meeting To Discuss Ecosystem Restoration And Land Degeneration

The Environment and Climate Sustainability Working Group (ECSWG) G20 has commenced its three-day meeting at Gandhinagar to discuss building biodiversity and combating land degeneration

Shivangi Mukherjee
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The Environment and Climate Sustainability Working Group (ECSWG) of G20 is commencing its second meeting from 27-29 March 2023. This meeting is taking place at Gandhinagar and the agenda of this meeting is to discuss building biodiversity and combating land degeneration.

11 guest countries, 130 delegates, and 14 International Organisations are expected to take part in this G20 meeting.  This three-day discussion is expected to focus on promulgating a circular economy with resource efficiency. Additionally, the second ECSWG meeting also strives to move toward discussions of a sustainable Blue economy.

Details On The Second ECSWG G20 Meeting

Different initiatives such as the Swachh Bharat Mission, Participatory Ground Water Management, Namami Gange, Jal Jeevan Mission, and Climate Resilient Infrastructure will be presented during the ESCWG meeting.

The Union Minister of State, Darshana Vikram is expected to inaugurate the ECSWG on the second day of the meeting which is 28 March 2023. This has been affirmed by the union ministry of environment, forest, and climate change.

The foreign delegates can expect a mix of modernity with tradition during the meeting.

The meeting commenced under the leadership of the ministry of jal shakti with the water resources management event. All the G20 nations made presentations on their practices in water resource management. The third day on this topic is expected to see more technical discussions around it and the fixing of final ministerial action.


Several organisation stalls under jal shakti will be put up on themes like Swach Bharat Abhiyan, Namame Gange, National Water Mission, Atal Bhujal Yojana, Jal Jeevan Mission, Jal Shakti Abhiyan, etc to share their work with foreign delegates.

The second ECSWG meeting is essential for the G20 nations to come forward with an outcome and make efforts under designated priority areas to walk towards a sustainable and greener future.

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