Q. With reference to Urban-20 (U20) consider the following statements:
1.It is a productive dialogue between the national and local governments and helps promote the importance of urban development issues in the G20 agenda.
2.U20 for the year 2023 will be hosted by Jakarta, Indonesia.
Which of the statements given above are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: A
Notes:

Statement 1 is correct. U20 is a productive dialogue between the national and local governments and helps promote the importance of urban development issues in the G20 agenda. It is one of the engagement groups of G20, provides a platform for cities from G20 countries to facilitate discussions on various important issues of urban development

Statement 2 is incorrect. Under the G20 presidency of India, Ahmedabad, a UNESCO World Heritage city, will host the U20 cycle.

Source: PIB