Leaders from a number of the world’s most influential nations are becoming set to fulfill at this season’s G7 Summit to go over major global problems.
The UK is hosting this year’s event, together with representatives from all over the globe making their way to Cornwall for the assembly.This is if it takes place, what the summit is for and what to expect.
When is the G7 Summit?
The G7 Summit will take place this year on 11-13 June. It will be held in the coastal area of Carbis Bay in Cornwall in the UK. St Ives, Falmouth and Newquay airport will also have roles to play at the summit.
It will be the first in-person G7 Leaders’ Summit in almost two years, after last year’s was cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
What is the G7 Summit for?
The G7 stands for its Group of Seven and also contains seven member states: The UK, the US, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, and Japan, that are countries with”advanced markets and open societies”.
The Summit provides leaders in the member nations a chance to meet to discuss their shared values and intentions, at the event which usually happens annually.
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Agents from the EU will also be at the Summit.
The intention of the assembly this season according to the G7 UK website is to”help the world fight, then build back better from coronavirus and create a greener, more prosperous future”.
Important challenges confronting the world and measures towards coping with them are normally discussed at the annual summits.
The G7 website states “In past years the G7 has taken action to strengthen the global economy and combat tax evasion, save 27 million lives from AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, and supported the education of millions of children in the poorest countries.
“In 2015 its members led the way in helping secure the historic Paris Climate Agreement to limit global emissions.”
Meetings are also held between ministers of the G7 countries throughout the year.