G20 Summit 2023: Members, Host Cities, and Agenda

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Know here all about G20 summit 2023.

The G20, or Group of Twenty, is an international forum for the governments and central bank governors of 19 countries plus the European Union. The G20 was established in 1999 with the goal of promoting international financial stability and economic cooperation among its members.

The G20 countries together represent around 80% of the world’s GDP and two-thirds of the global population. The G20 holds annual summits where leaders from member countries meet to discuss issues related to international economic and financial cooperation, such as trade, investment, and development.

In addition to the annual summits, the G20 also has working groups and task forces that focus on specific issues, such as climate change, the digital economy, and global health.

G20 Member Countries 2023

The members of the G20 are Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, South Korea, Turkey, the United Kingdom, the United States, and the European Union.

G20 Summit 2023: Current Leaders

1. Argentina – Alberto Fernández, President

2. Australia – Anthony Albanese, Prime Minister

3. Brazil – Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, President

4. Canada – Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister

5. China – Xi Jinping, President

6. France – Emmanuel Macron, President

7. Germany – Olaf Scholz, Chancellor

8. India – Narendra Modi, Prime Minister

9. Indonesia – Joko Widodo, President

10. Italy – Giorgia Meloni, Prime Minister

11. Japan Fumio Kishida, Prime Minister

12. Mexico – Andrés Manuel López Obrador, President

13. South Korea – Yoon Suk-yeol, President

14. Russia – Vladimir Putin, President

15. Saudi Arabia – Mohammed bin Salman, Prime Minister

16. South Africa Cyril Ramaphosa, President

17. Turkey – Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, President

18. United Kingdom – Rishi Sunak, Prime Minister

19. United States – Joe Biden, President

20. European Union – Charles Michel, President of the European Council

21. European Union – Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission

G20 Guest Countries 2023: Bangladesh, Egypt, Mauritius, Netherlands, Nigeria, Oman, Singapore, Spain, and the United Arab Emirates.

G20 Events 2023 Host Cities

Here is a list of cities that are hosting G20 events in January and February

January 9-11

Location – Kolkata, West Bengal

Event – 1st Meeting for the Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion

January 12-13

Location – Virtual

Event – Global South Summit 

January 16-17

Location – Pune, Maharashtra

Event – 1st Infrastructure Working Group Meeting

January 18-20

Location – Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala

Event- 1st Health Working Group Meeting

January 30-31

Location – Chandigarh

Event – 1st International Financial Architecture Working Group Meeting

January 31-February 2

Location – Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Event – 1st Education Working Group Meeting

Category – Sherpa Track

February 2-4

Location – Jodhpur, Rajasthan

Event – 1st Employment Working Group Meeting

February 2-3

Location – Guwahati, Assam

Event – 1st Sustainable Finance Working Group Meeting

February 5-7

Location – Bengaluru, Karnataka

Event – 1st Energy Working Group Meeting

February 8-10

Location – Bengaluru, Karnataka

Event – 1st Environment and Climate Working Group Meeting

February 8-10

Location – Rann of Kutch, Gujarat

Event – 1st Tourism Working Group Meeting

February 13-15

Location – Indore, Madhya Pradesh

Event – 1st Agriculture Working Group Meeting

February – 13-15

Location – Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

Event – 1st Digital Economy Working Group Meeting

February 21-22

Location – Bengaluru, Karnataka

Event – 2nd Finance and Central Bank Deputies Meeting

February 23-25

Location – Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh

Event – 1st Culture Working Group Meeting

February 23-25

Location – Bengaluru, Karnataka

Event – 1st Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting

G20 Agenda

The G20 agenda covers a wide range of economic and financial issues, with a focus on promoting international cooperation and sustainable economic growth. Some of the key agenda items of the G20 include:

1. Economic Growth and Development: The G20 aims to promote sustainable and inclusive economic growth by addressing issues such as employment, infrastructure investment, and education.

2. International Trade and Investment: The G20 encourages free and fair trade and investment policies, and works to reduce barriers to trade and investment.

3. Financial Regulation: The G20 works to strengthen the global financial system by promoting transparency, stability, and accountability in financial markets.

4. International Taxation: The G20 aims to ensure that multinational corporations pay their fair share of taxes and to prevent tax evasion and avoidance.

5. Climate Change: The G20 recognizes the urgent need to address climate change and works to promote sustainable development and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

6. Digital Economy: The G20 recognizes the importance of the digital economy and works to promote innovation, internet governance, and digital security.

7. Global Health: The G20 recognizes the need to promote global health and works to strengthen health systems, prevent pandemics, and promote access to vaccines and healthcare.

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Reference: Wikipedia & G20

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