Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for the expansion of the UN Security Council and reforms in global institutions during the G20 summit. He proposed a virtual session of the G20 in November to review the suggestions and decisions made by leaders. India achieved consensus on development and geopolitical issues in the New Delhi Declaration, which did not mention the Russian invasion of Ukraine. World leaders hailed Modi’s leadership and his championing of the Global South’s voice. The African Union was granted permanent membership in the G20, a milestone for India’s presidency.