Alberto Fernandez participate this Saturday of the G20 Heads of State Summit in Rome. President and heads of government of the main developed and emerging nations will seek to reach consensus on the fight against climate change and the coronavirus pandemic. In addition, Fernández will hold a series of key meetings for the renegotiation of the debt with the IMF.
Next, the minute by minute and the latest news with the participation of Alberto Fernández in the G20 Summit:
🛑 Alberto Fernández stayed by Bolsonaro’s side and shook his hand for the first time since he was president
Posted on 10/30/2021 at 08.45
For the first time, President Alberto Fernández and his Brazilian counterpart Jair Bolsonaro shook hands. The meeting took place during the “family photo” of the G20, when both leaders were next to each other.
Fernández and Bolsonaro have maintained several crosses since both took office, and no bilateral meeting with the president of Brazil was reported.
🛑 The family photo of the G20 leaders with the “heroes” of the pandemic
Posted on 10/30/2021 at 08.00
The family photo of the G20 leaders had the special presence of a representation of health workers, doctors and volunteers who fought and continue to fight on the front line against the coronavirus pandemic in Italy.
It is the first summit for US President Joe Biden and the last for German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who will step down after 16 years. The leaders of Russia, Vladimir Putin; from China, Xi Jinping; nor those of Mexico, Japan and Saudi Arabia.
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🛑Mario Draghi opens the G20 summit calling for more multilateralism to overcome crisis
Posted on 10/30/2021 at 07.50
The Italian Prime Minister, Mario Draghi, opened the G20 summit in Rome by asking leaders increased international collaboration to face the pandemic, global economic recovery, fight against climate change and, ultimately, build a “new economic model”.
“We are building together a new economic model, from which the world will benefit,” said the former president of the European Central Bank (ECB) in the opening speech.
“The pandemic has kept us separate, as it did with all of our citizens. And even before that, we faced protectionism, unilateralism, nationalism. But the more we face all our challenges, the clearer it is that multilateralism is the best answer to today’s problems, ”Draghi said at the first face-to-face summit since the start of the pandemic.
“From the pandemic to climate change to fair and equitable taxes, staying alone is not an option. We must do everything possible to overcome our differences. And we must rekindle the spirit that led to the creation of this group, “he added.
What is the G20 Summit
The G20, or Group of 20, brings together the heads of state and government of the 20 major powers of the planet, 19 countries plus the European Union, which concentrate 85% of the world’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), 60% of the world’s population and almost the 80% of greenhouse gas emissions.
The G20 defines itself as the “main international forum for economic, financial and political cooperation ”, created with the aim of addressing major global challenges and generating public policies to solve them.
The G20 was born in 1999 as a response to the financial crisis late 1990s. Its emergence was motivated by the recognition that the main emerging countries were not adequately represented in international financial organizations.
Which countries are participating in the G20 Summit
They make up the G20, considered the main space for political and economic deliberation in the world, the European Union and 19 countries: Germany, Saudi Arabia, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, South Korea, United States, France, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, United Kingdom, Russia, South Africa and Turkey.
Alberto Fernández’s agenda during the G20 Summit
Fernández will hold a series of key meetings this Saturday for the renegotiation of the debt. After six months, the President will find himself this noon (Argentine time) with the head of the International Monetary Fund, Kristalina Georgieva. He will also hold meetings with the leaders of Germany, Spain, authorities of the European Union and, on Sunday, with Queen Máxima of the Netherlands.
- Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany: Saturday 9:00 am (Argentine time).
- Charles Michel, President of the European Council: Saturday 9.45am.
- Pedro Sanchez Pérez-Castejón, President of Spain: Saturday 10:30 am.
- Úrsula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission: Saturday 11.00hs.
- Kristalina Georgieva, Managing Director of the IMF: Saturday 12:00 noon.
- Maximum, Queen of the Netherlands: Sunday 7.30am.
- Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO): Sunday 8.10am.
- Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada: Sunday 8.30am.
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