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Ministers meeting

The foreign ministers will meet in Bonn on 16/17. February.

Ministers meeting

The finance ministers and central bank governors will meet in Baden-Baden from 17 to 18 march.

Ministers meeting

The ministers in charge of digitisation will meet in Düsseldorf on 6 and 7 April.

Civil Society

L20 Dialogue Forum with Trade Union Representatives on 17 May in Berlin

Ministers meeting

The labour ministers will meet in Bad Neuenahr on 18 and 19 May.

Ministers meeting

The health ministers will meet in Berlin from 19 to 20 May.

Civil society

Y20 Youth Summit from 2 to 8 June in Berlin

G20 Summit

The summit of the heads of state and government will meet in Hamburg on 7/8 July.

Merkel: The G20 is particularly important now

The Chancellor says that G20 meetings are important, especially at a time when there are moves back to the nation state. Withdrawing and concentrating on one’s own country has never been of benefit to anyone in the end – instead, this has always caused harm.

Meeting of G20 agriculture ministersAgriculture as basis for global peace

The G20 agriculture ministers have agreed on an action plan on the sustainable use of water resources. Their meeting on Sunday in Berlin marked the start of Germany’s G20 Presidency. Federal Minister of Agriculture Christian Schmidt stressed how important agriculture is for peace. more: Agriculture as basis for global peace …

Federal Minister of Agriculture Christian Schmidt opens the meeting of G20 agriculture ministers. (refer to: Agriculture as basis for global peace)

G20 PresidencyAddressing digitalisation at global level

Under Germany’s Presidency, the G20 intends to focus more on the digital transformation, in order to make economies around the world fit for the future. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development and Federal Minister for Economics Affairs have set the ball rolling with an international conference. more: Addressing digitalisation at global level …

An employee with a tablet PC at the barcode on a machine (refer to: Addressing digitalisation at global level)

Sherpas pave the way for G20 summitSubstantial discussion gets off to a good start

Germany assumed the G20 Presidency on 1 December 2016. Berlin has now seen the first meeting of G20 Sherpas, who have been preparing the ground for the leaders’ summit in Hamburg. Chancellor Angela Merkel welcomed the visitors, some of whom had a long trip behind them. more: Substantial discussion gets off to a good start …

Lars-Hendrik Röller, Chief Economic Advisor to the Chancellor, chairs the fist G20 Sherpa Meeting in the conference centre of the Hilton Hotel. (refer to: Substantial discussion gets off to a good start)

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next events

Ministers meeting

The foreign ministers will meet in Bonn on 16/17. February.

Ministers meeting

The finance ministers and central bank governors will meet in Baden-Baden from 17 to 18 march.

Ministers meeting

The ministers in charge of digitisation will meet in Düsseldorf on 6 and 7 April.

Civil Society

L20 Dialogue Forum with Trade Union Representatives on 17 May in Berlin

Ministers meeting

The labour ministers will meet in Bad Neuenahr on 18 and 19 May.

Ministers meeting

The health ministers will meet in Berlin from 19 to 20 May.

Civil society

Y20 Youth Summit from 2 to 8 June in Berlin

G20 Summit

The summit of the heads of state and government will meet in Hamburg on 7/8 July.