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Argentina assumes G20 PresidencyEnd of Germany's Presidency

On 1 December Argentina takes over the G20 Presidency for the next twelve months. The G20 is an informal forum which has no permanent staff of its own. So how do the heads of state and government agree on who will hold the Presidency next? more: End of Germany's Presidency …

End of Germany's G20 Presidency

The G20 in Germany – time to take stock

Im Mittelpunkt der Sitzung stehen die Themen Partnerschaft mit Afrika, Migration und Gesundheit. Die G20-Mitgliedstaaten verständigten sich in Hamburg in vielen Politikbereichen auf gemeinsame Maßnahmen. Photo: Bundesregierung/Bergmann

The motto of Germany's G20 Presidency, which ends on 30 November, is "Shaping an interconnected world". The highlight of the Presidency was the G20 Summit in Hamburg on 7 and 8July. What will its legacy be? And which working processes will be taken forward under Argentina's Presidency? more

End of Germany's PresidencyArgentina assumes G20 Presidency

Argentina assumes the G20 Presidency on 1 December 2017. And with that Germany's G20 Presidency also officially ends. The next G20 Summit will be held in Buenos Aires in late 2018. The two countries have been working closely together to ensure a smooth handover. more: Argentina assumes G20 Presidency …

End of the G20 summitTogether we can achieve more

Chancellor Angela Merkel has declared herself satisfied with the outcome of the G20 summit. In the field of trade, she reported at the close of the summit in Hamburg, agreement was reached that markets must be kept open. The major industrialised states and emerging economies also agreed to fight protectionism and unfair trade restrictions. more: Together we can achieve more …

Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks at the final press conference of the G20 summit. (refer to: Together we can achieve more)

G20 – Second Day of the SummitPromoting women’s entrepreneurship

Today the summit meeting of the G20 heads of state and government continued. Chancellor Angela Merkel expressed her delight that the World Bank has set up a Facility to promote women’s business start-ups in developing countries. The Chancellor’s final press conference marked the end of the summit meeting this afternoon. more: Promoting women’s entrepreneurship …

Group photo at the Women's Entrepreneurship Facility Event during the G20 summit (refer to: Promoting women’s entrepreneurship)

G20 – First Day of the SummitWe intend to extend anti-terrorist measures, says Angela Merkel

Closer cooperation on fighting terrorism – that is what the G20 heads of state and government have agreed in a joint communiqué in Hamburg. Their working sessions on the first day also addressed trade policy and global growth. This evening’s programme provides for a concert at the Elbphilharmonie, with the Philharmonic State Orchestra. more: We intend to extend anti-terrorist measures, says Angela Merkel …

The G20 summit kicked off with the traditional family photo (refer to: We intend to extend anti-terrorist measures, says Angela Merkel)

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