upcoming

G7

France

Aug
24
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Aug 26, 2019
45th
G7
Forum
Summit
//
scheduled to be
hosted in
Biarritz
,
France

about

The people's G7, for our future

There is still intolerable inequality in today’s world – not only in terms of income, but also access to education, healthcare, or even drinking water. And in many countries, the situation for women is even worse. Beyond the individual suffering it causes, inequality makes the status quo unbearable and legitimately fuels many of the social and political protests which are destabilizing certain world regions.

Under its G7 Presidency, France is tackling the roots of inequality and working to make genuine progress towards the day when Article 1 of the Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen will become a reality.

“Men are born and remain free and equal in rights.”

Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen, from the French Revolution.

To face this challenge, France is overhauling the format of the G7: in 2019, it will be your G7, for our future – and not just a behind-closed-doors meeting between Heads of State and Government. The highlight of this year of discussions and actions will be the G7 Summit in Biarritz, southwestern France, from 24 to 26 August 2019.

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topics

It was agreed at the summit that the World Trade Organization, "with regard to intellectual property protection, to settle disputes more swiftly and to eliminate unfair trade practices", "to simplify regulatory barriers and modernize international taxation within the framework of the OECD", "to ensure that Iran never acquires nuclear weapons and to foster peace and stability in the region.", "to support a truce in Libya that will lead to a long-term ceasefire" and addressed the Russian military intervention in Ukraine and the 2019 Hong Kong anti-extradition bill protests.

Topics discussed included global trade, global warming, and taxing technology companies. European Council President Donald Tusk said leaders at the summit should discuss the Iran nuclear deal, which was at risk due to the U.S. government's decision to pull out.

On August 23, President Emmanuel Macron urged the G7 to lead the summit discussions with the 2019 Amazon wildfires, which he described as an "international crisis". He said, "Our house is burning. Literally.", adding that the Amazon rainforest produces 20% of the world's oxygen. U.S. President Donald Trump offered to take the position of the Brazilian government to the meeting, and said that the U.S. government did not agree to discuss the issue without Brazil's presence. The United Kingdom, Italy, Japan, Spain and Chile also support Brazil. During the meeting, it was reported that there were "sharp differences" among the participants.

PARTICIPATING LEADERS

France

President
Emmanuel Macron

Host

Germany

Chancellor
Angela Merkel

Host

Italy

Prime Minister
Giuseppe Conte

Host

Japan

Prime Minister
Shinzō Abe

Host

United Kingdom

Prime Minister
Boris Johnson

Host

United States

President
Donald Trump

Host

European Union

Council President
Donald Tusk

Host

Canada

Prime Minister
Justin Trudeau

Host

possible

Invited guests

Australia

Scott Morrison
Prime Minister

Burkina Faso

Roch Marc Christian Kaboré
President

Chile

Sebastián Piñera
President

Egypt

Abdel Fattah el-Sisi
President

India

Narendra Modi
Prime Minister

Rwanda

Paul Kagame
President

Senegal

Macky Sall
President

South Africa

Cyril Ramaphosa
President

Spain

Pedro Sánchez
Prime Minister

international organization guests

African Union Commission

Moussa Faki

Klaus Schwab
Founder and Executive Chairman

France

Laurent Fabius
Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development

Robert Mugabe
President

Azerbaijan

Ilham Aliyev
President

Malaysia

Najib Raza
Prime Minister

Carsten Lexa
Chair

Sabic

Mr. Yousef Abdullah Al-Benyan
Chairman B20

Germany

Angela Merkel
Chancellor

Hong Kong

Carrie Lam
Chief Executive

New Partnership for Africa's Development

Dr. Ibrahim Assane Mayaki
Chief Executive officer

European Union

Ursula von der Leyen
Commission President

European Union

Donald Tusk
Council President

European Union

Charles Michel
Council President

Saudi Arabia

Mohammad Bin Salman Al Saud
Crown Prince

Arab Monetary Fund ( AMF)

Dr. Abdulrahman A. Al Hamidy
Director General

World Trade Organization

Roberto Azevêdo
Director General

Saudi Arabia

King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
King

Jordan

HM King Abdullah II Ibn Al-Hussein
King of Jordan

International Monetary Fund

Kristalina Georgieva
Managing Director

Dr Thoraya obaid
Member of the Board of Directors

Argentina

Axel Kicillof
Minister of the Economy

World Bank Group

David Malpass
President

Burkina Faso

Roch Marc Christian Kaboré
President

Chile

Sebastián Piñera
President

United States

Donald Trump
President

France

Emmanuel Macron
President

Senegal

Macky Sall
President

Rwanda

Paul Kagame
President

Egypt

Abdel Fattah el-Sisi
President

South Africa

Cyril Ramaphosa
President

Philippines

Rodrigo Duterte
President

Taiwan

Tsai Ing-wen
President

Mexico

Andrés Manuel López Obrador
President

South Korea

Moon Jae-in
President

China (PRC)

Xi Jinping
President

Indonesia

Joko Widodo
President

Russia

Vladimir Putin
President

Brazil

Jair Bolsonaro
President

Peru

Pedro Pablo Kuczynski
President

Peru

Martín Vizcarra
President

Vietnam

Nguyễn Phú Trọng
President

Argentina

Mauricio Macri
President

United States

Barrack Obama
President

France

François Hollande
President

Mexico

Enrique Peña Nieto
President

South Africa

Jacob Zuma
President

South Korea

Park Geun-hye
President

Brazil

Michel Temer
President

Brazil

Dilma Rousseff
President

Herman Van Rompuy
President

Turkey

Ahmet Davutoğlu
President

Turkey

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
President

European Central Bank

Christine Lagarde
President

Islamic Development Bank (IsDB)

Dr. Bandar M. H. Hajjar
President

Spain

Mariano Rajoy
President

Kazakhstan

Nursultan Nazarbayev
President

Alberto Fernández
President Argentina

Global Talent Summit

Ana Rold
President and Founder

Spain

Pedro Sánchez
President of Spain

Switerzland

Ueli Maurer
President of Switerzland

European Union

Jean-Claude Juncker
President of the European Commission

Association of Southeast Asian Nations

Bounnhang Vorachith
President, Chair

African Union

Idriss Déby
President, Chairperson

Senegal

Macky Sall
President, president of New Partnership for Africa's Development

Australia

Scott Morrison
Prime Minister

Japan

Shinzō Abe
Prime Minister

United Kingdom

Boris Johnson
Prime Minister

Canada

Justin Trudeau
Prime Minister

Italy

Giuseppe Conte
Prime Minister

Spain

Pedro Sánchez
Prime Minister

India

Narendra Modi
Prime Minister

United Kingdom

Theresa May
Prime Minister

Papua New Guinea

James Marape
Prime Minister

Thailand

Prayut Chan-o-cha
Prime Minister

Singapore

Lee Hsien Loong
Prime Minister

Malaysia

Mahathir Mohamad
Prime Minister

New Zealand

Jacinda Ardern
Prime Minister

Italy

Matteo Renzi
Prime Minister

Australia

Malcolm Turnbull
Prime Minister

Australia

Tony Abbott
Prime Minister

Canada

Stephen Harper
Prime Minister

Zimbabwe

Robert Mugabe
Prime Minister

Japan

Shinzo Abe
Prime Minister

Italy

Paolo Gentiloni
Prime Minister

United Kingdom

David Cameron
Prime Minister UK

Singapore

Lee Hsien Loong
Prime Minister of Singapore

Italy

Paolo gentiloni
Prime minister

Association of Southeast Asian Nations

Lim Jock Hoi
Secretary General

Association of Southeast Asian Nations

Dato' Paduka Lim Jock Hoi
Secretary General

OECD

José Ángel Gurría
Secretary-General

United Nations

António Guterres
Secretary-General

Hassanal Bolkiah
Sultan

Saudi Arabia

Dr. Thoraya Obaid
W20 Chair

Ms. Salma Rashid Al-Rashid
W20 Sherpa

International Labour Organization

Guy Ryder
director-general