Sustainable Transformation
Global Issues
21 November, 2020 to 22 November, 2020
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

G20 Leaders' Summit 2020

The fifteenth meeting of Group of Twenty (G20) will convene from 21-22 November 2020 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. This event marks the first time that Saudi Arabia will hold the Presidency of the G20.

The Saudi Arabian Presidency has selected the theme, “Realizing Opportunities of the 21st Century For All”.

The three key agenda items to be addressed under this theme are:

  1. Empowering People, by creating the conditions in which all people – especially women and youth – can live, work and thrive.
  2. Safeguarding the Planet, by fostering collective efforts to protect our global commons.
  3. Shaping New Frontiers, by adopting long-term and bold strategies to share benefits of innovation and technological advancement.

The G20 is made up of 19 countries and the European Union. The 19 countries are Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Germany, France, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, the Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, South Korea, Turkey, the United Kingdom and the United States.

 

[This description was taken from sdg.iisd.org.]

 

For more information, please visit the Summit’s homepage.

For an overview of Saudi Arabia’s 2020 G20 Presidency, please click here.