India and Denmark Green Strategic Partnership (GSP)
Recently India and Denmark expressed their aspiration to lead the world in achieving the ambitious goal of adopting green energy. This aspiration has been confirmed to be met through the Green Strategic Partnership.
Both sides also welcomed the work on Comprehensive Energy Policy Dialogue in India and Denmark.
Green Strategic Partnership (GSP) was established in the year 2020. It is a 5-year action plan for green development. It focuses on green hydrogen, renewable energy, cycle economy, water management, etc.
It is particularly focused on the ambitious implementation of the Paris Agreement and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Other results of the India-Denmark meeting:
- “India Green Finance Initiative” has been launched. Under this, green projects in India will be financed to accelerate green development and employment generation in India.
- India has agreed to join the “International Center for Anti-Microbial Resistance” (ICARS) as a mission partner. ICARS is a research partnership platform on “One Health”. It supports the development and implementation of context-specific and cost-effective solutions to combat antimicrobial resistance in low- and lower-middle-income countries.
- Denmark has confirmed its entry into the Global Digital Health Partnership (GDHP).
- The GDHP is a collaboration platform between governments and territories, government agencies, and the World Health Organization. It has been constituted to support the effective implementation of digital health services.
- It is to be noted that India is a member of GDHP.
Source – The Hindu