India has joined the Champions Group of the Global Crisis Response Group (GCRG), accepting the invitation sent by the United Nations Secretary-General (UNSG) to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. This information has been provided by the Ministry of External Affairs. Global Crisis Response Group (GCRG) by UNSG in March 2022 to coordinate global response and address urgent and critical global issues related to interconnected crises in food security, energy and finance was established.
The GCRG is overseen by the Champions Group consisting of HOS/HOGs from Bangladesh, Barbados, Denmark, Germany, Indonesia and Senegal. The decision to join the group reflects India’s growing global leadership and commitment to address contemporary global challenges Is. India’s participation will further boost the efforts of the United Nations in finding result-oriented solutions to developmental issues affecting the world, especially developing countries.