Prime Minister Narendra Modi will ship the keynote handle on the inaugural perform of Grand Challenges Annual Assembly on Monday night by way of video conferencing.
The Grand Challenges Annual Assembly, for the final 15 years, has fostered worldwide innovation collaborations to deal with the largest challenges in well being and improvement, the Prime Minister’s Workplace famous in an announcement on Saturday.
It mentioned the Grand Challenges Annual Assembly will convene this yr just about from October 19 to 21, bringing collectively policymakers and science leaders.
It would name for deepened scientific collaborations in fixing international well being issues with nice emphasis on COVID-19 with an “India for the World” framing, the assertion mentioned.
The Grand Challenges Annual Assembly 2020 might be co-hosted by the Invoice and Melinda Gates Basis, Division of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Expertise, the Indian Council of Medical Analysis and NITI Aayog, together with the Grand Challenges Canada, america Company for Worldwide Growth and Wellcome, it mentioned.
World leaders, eminent scientists and researchers from throughout the globe will be part of this annual assembly to debate key priorities for accelerating progress throughout the sustainable improvement objectives within the post-pandemic world and elaborate on addressing the challenges to handle COVID-19.
Roughly, 1,600 individuals from 40 nations will take part on this assembly.