The 2021 summit marks a return to personal dialogue after the virtual summit that took place last year. took place Saudi Arabia Presidency. It comes at a critical time for humanity when the interwoven threats of future pandemics, climate change and economic damage pose multiple challenges. The G20 remains an important forum for addressing these issues and leaders and their guests need to reach consensus on shared commitments to build a strong, balanced, inclusive and lasting recovery from the pandemic.
The heads of state and government will tackle a comprehensive agenda under the pillars of people, planet and prosperity. With people they will determine how inequalities can be reduced and better built up; on the planet they will fuel discussions about a net zero future and seek common ground to protect our climate and environment, there COP26 gets on the way Glasgow; and on prosperity they focus on innovation in all areas for a bright future.
These topics are reflected in the latest summit briefing book, G20 Italy: The Rome Summit, in which prominent voices from government and civil society are represented. Exclusive commentary includes Alberto Ãngel FernÃ¡ndez, President of Argentinawho sets the tone by demanding that wealth be viewed from a new perspective that takes into account the impact of the planet.
The title includes thought leadership on policy priorities and sector issues from a distinguished range of authors. Sima Bahous, Executive Director of UN Women, calls for the protection of Afghanistan Women without whom the country exposes itself to increasing poverty, violence and instability. David Beasley, Executive Director of the World Food Program, is planting the seeds for ideas to achieve zero hunger. Elsewhere, Mathias Cormann, Secretary General of the OECD, explains how an inclusive approach to economic development can level the playing field and create an international environment that works for all.
The publication also includes voices from the World Health Organization, the UN Environment Program, the International Labor Organization and the UN World Tourism Organization.
G20 Italy: The Rome Summit is an official publication from The Global Governance Project, a joint initiative of GT Media Group Ltd, a London-based publisher and the G20 research group based on University of Toronto.
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