The EU and the G20


Since 1999, the G-20 has contributed to strengthen the international financial architecture and to foster sustainable economic growth and development. The G20 now has a crucial role in driving forward work between advanced and emerging economies to tackle the international financial and economic crisis, restore worldwide financial stability, lead the international economic recovery and secure a sustainable future for all countries.

On the 2 April 2009 world leaders gathered in London to address the global financial crisis. This G20 summit 2009 was hosted by the United Kingdom.

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania hosted the G-20 Summit September 24-25, 2009.  The meeting of leaders from countries around the world represented 85 percent of the world’s economy.  At the Pittsburgh G-20 Summit, leaders reviewed the progress made since the Washington and London Summits and discussed further actions to assure a sound and sustainable recovery from the global financial and economic crisis.

Canada hosted the G20 summit on June 26-27, 2010 in Toronto. The Republic of Korea, G20 Chair for 2010, hosted the G20 summit in November in Seoul.

G7 Summit in Brussels The G7 Brussels summit took place on 4-5 June and was hosted by the European Union. Over dinner the G7 leaders discussed the situation in Ukraine and welcomed Petro Poroshenko’s election as President. They also spoke about relations with Russia. The leaders denounced the sham presidential election in Syria and debated the situation in Iran, Libya , Mali and the Central African Republic among other issues. /top_stories/images/050614_g7.jpg © EU 0801262481a020f8 08012624869864f0 05/06/2014 /top_stories/2014/050614_g7_summit_en.htm

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