The G20 in Indonesia is underway
The summit (November 15-16) talks about the Ukrainian war, financial instability, world hunger
The G20 in Bali (November 15-16), in Indonesia, kicks off today. Present the political leaders of the most industrialized countries in the world. In fact, the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, is missing, who has called himself out "for other commitments", replaced by the foreign minister Serghei Lavrov. Key issues on the agenda: the war in Ukraine, global financial instability, the looming recession, world hunger, growing tensions in Asia, the fight against climate change, social turmoil in the post-pandemic.
This morning the first plenary working session dedicated to food, energy and safety. in the afternoon the second session on health. The President of the Council of Ministers, Giorgia Meloni, the only female leader present at the summit, will speak at the assembly and in the afternoon will hold bilateral meetings with the president of the United States, Joe Biden, with the Turkish one, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, with the Indonesian Joko Widodo.
"Most" members of the G20 "strongly condemn the war in Ukraine, stressing that it is causing immense human suffering and exacerbating the existing fragilities in the global economy, limiting growth, increasing inflation, causing the interruption of supply chains, the increase in energy and food insecurity and the risks to financial stability", reads an official G20 document reported by the" Agi "news agency.
Among the women present at the summit, in addition to Meloni, there are also the president of the European Commission, Ursula Von der Leyen, the operational director of the International Monetary Fund, Kristalina Georgieva, the director general of the World Trade Organization, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala.
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