G7 Leaders Summit – Taormina (IT)

On 26 and 27 May 2017, Italy will host the meeting of the G7 leaders. The summit will focus on the global economy, foreign policy, security of citizens, and environmental sustainability. European Council President Donald Tusk and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will represent the EU at the summit.

The theme of the Italian G7 presidency in 2017 is ‘Building the foundations of renewed trust’. The presidency highlights that governments should adopt policies aimed at meeting their citizens’ expectations. The work programme of the presidency is based on these three pillars:

  • citizen safety
  • economic, environmental and social sustainability and reduction of inequalities
  • innovation, skills and labour in the age of the next production revolution

The G7 summit brings together leaders from Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States and the EU. More info here