", "The Shanghai Cooperation Organization and the Law of International Organizations", "Russian-Chinese Joint Declaration on a Multipolar World and the Establishment of a New International Order", "Shanghai Five: An Attempt to Counter U.S. Reiterating its stance yet again, India refused to extend support to China's mega connectivity project OBOR or One Belt One Road initiative at the Shanghai Cooperation Organization or SCO. Shanghai Cooperation Organization Secretariat. "Our pilots have been grounded for too long. It is located in Beijing. Image Credit: Twitter(@VPSecretariat) The Vice President of India, Shri M Venkaiah Naidu today expressed his concern about States that leverage terrorism as an instrument of State … • the SCO comprises eight member states, namely the Republic of India, the Republic of Kazakhstan, the People's Republic of China, the Kyrgyz Republic, the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, the Russian Federation, the Republic of Tajikistan, and the Republic of Uzbekistan; [26] Two days later, on 23 November 2016, Turkey was granted the chairmanship of the energy club of SCO for the 2017 period. An accord adopted in 2009 defined "information war", in part, as an effort by a state to undermine another's "political, economic, and social systems". Pakistan, India and Iran received observer status at the 2005 SCO summit in Astana, Kazakhstan on 5 July 2005. In June 2002, the heads of the SCO member states met in Saint Petersburg, Russia. For the first time, India is hosting the summit of the council of heads of government of the SCO. This page was last edited on 3 December 2020, at 05:00. Peace Mission 2010, conducted 9–25 September at Kazakhstan's Matybulak training area, saw over 5,000 personnel from China, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan conduct joint planning and operational maneuvers.[54]. The SCO is a grouping of eight countries-- India, Pakistan, Russia, China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan. We have proposed the establishment of a Special Working Group on Innovation and Startups to share our rich experience in the startup ecosystem," PM Modi said. India has also proposed to set up a Special Working Group on Innovation and Startups and a Sub Group on Traditional Medicine within SCO. [67], Cultural cooperation also occurs in the SCO framework. Although ESCO started as a reseller of power transmissions products (mainly torque converters and marine reversing gear units), Eugène Schmidt, the founder, developed his company into multiple industrial segments. In addition to HSC and HGC meetings, there is also a mechanism of meetings at the level of heads of parliament; secretaries of Security Councils; ministers of foreign affairs, defence, emergency relief, economy, transport, culture, education, and healthcare; heads of law enforcement agencies and supreme and arbitration courts; and prosecutors general. [30] Egypt[31] and Syria have also submitted applications for observer status,[32] while Israel,[33][34] Maldives, Ukraine,[citation needed] Iraq,[35] and Saudi Arabia have applied for dialogue partner status. SCO, The SCO Group, and The TSG Group are the various names of an American software company that became known for acquiring the Santa Cruz Operation's Server Software and Services divisions, and UnixWare and OpenServer technologies, and then, under CEO Darl McBride, pursuing a series of legal battles known as the SCO-Linux controversies.. [88], The People's Daily expressed the matter in these terms: "The Declaration points out that the SCO member countries have the ability and responsibility to safeguard the security of the Central Asian region, and calls on Western countries to leave Central Asia. [29], Meanwhile, in 2012 Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, East Timor, Nepal and Sri Lanka applied for observer status within the organisation. [16], In 2008, Belarus applied for partner status in the organisation and was promised Kazakhstan's support towards that goal. At the Dushanbe summit, members agreed to "oppose intervention in other countries' internal affairs on the pretexts of 'humanitarianism' and 'protecting human rights;' and support the efforts of one another in safeguarding the five countries' national independence, sovereignty, territorial integrity, and social stability."[6]. [17], Iran has observer status in the organisation, and applied for full membership on 24 March 2008. The Indian Prime Minister highlighted India's proposal to establish a working group for traditional medicine and also the 'Innovation & Startup' group for the welfare of SCO countries. He said ties between India and SCO region have flourished uninterrupted for thousands of years. Xi made the remarks in Beijing while attending the 20th meeting of the Council of … We need to be guided by the vision of innovative, coordinated, green, open and shared development … 2007. This is the fundamental statutory document which outlines the organisation's goals and principles, as well as its structure and core activities. She is founder of the Women’s Empowerment Cancer Advocacy Network (WE CAN), a group dedicated to empowering women cancer patient advocates in low and middle income countries, and Co-Chair of the Breast Cancer Initiative 2.5 (BCI2.5), a Global Campaign to reduce disparities in breast cancer care globally. The SCO Heads of Government Council (HGC) meets once a year to discuss the organisation's multilateral cooperation strategy and priority areas, to resolve current important economic and other cooperation issues, and also to approve the organisation's annual budget. India and Pakistan joined as full members in 2017. © 2015 — 2020. Children's art exhibition from SCO countries opens at Shanghai Art Fair 2020 / 12 / 04. 2008, Belarus applied for full membership status not committed themselves to the world '' meeting! 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