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Presidenza italiana del G20

Dal 1° dicembre 2020, l’Italia detiene la Presidenza del G20, il foro internazionale che riunisce le principali economie del mondo.

Nel 2021 la comunità internazionale sarà chiamata a mostrare coraggio e ambizione per vincere le grandi sfide di oggi: dalla pandemia ai cambiamenti climatici, dal sostegno all’innovazione alla lotta contro povertà e disuguaglianze.

Il programma della Presidenza si articola intorno al trinomio People, Planet, Prosperity. Dobbiamo prenderci cura del pianeta e delle persone, assicurando una forte ripresa economica che sia al contempo inclusiva e sostenibile.

La Presidenza culminerà nel Vertice dei Leader G20, che si terrà a Roma il 30 e 31 ottobre.

La Presidenza italiana e la Commissione europea ospiteranno inoltre, insieme, il G20 Global Health Summit, che avrà luogo a Roma il 21 maggio, al massimo livello, e ci consentirà di affrontare le principali sfide connesse all’emergenza sanitaria.

Italian G20 Presidency

Since December 1st, 2020, Italy holds the Presidency of the G20, the international forum that brings together the world's major economies.

In 2021 the international community will need to show courage and ambition in order to overcome the great challenges of today: from recovering from the pandemic to addressing climate change, from supporting innovation to overcoming poverty and inequality.

The Presidency's agenda rests upon three main pillars: People, Planet, Prosperity. We need to take care of people and of our planet, while ensuring a strong, inclusive and sustainable economic recovery.

The G20 will culminate in the Leaders’ Summit, which will be held in Rome on October 30th and 31st.

The Italian Presidency and the European Commission will also jointly host the G20 Global Health Summit, to be held in Rome on the 21st of May, at the highest level, enabling us to respond to the major challenges linked to the health crisis.

Summit, Ministerial Meetings and Special Events

Many events will take place over the course of the year-long Italian Presidency, from institutional meetings (ministerial meetings and final Summit) to special events dedicated to the main issues of the global agenda, such as health, environmental sustainability, research and innovation, women’s empowerment and anti-corruption.

The intense schedule will embrace a large part of the country, highlighting many of the extraordinary realities scattered throughout its territory.

Details of the institutional meetings can be found on the interactive map. A specific calendar will be dedicated to the special events.

Rome Summit

The Summit of the G20 Heads of State and Government will be held in Rome on October 30th and 31st, 2021. Participants will be the Members of the G20, a few guest countries, and representatives from some of the major International and Regional Organizations.
Ministers of Economy and Finance are traditionally invited to attend the event.
The Summit will be chaired by President of the Council of Ministers.

Innovation and Research

The Innovation and Research Ministerial Meetings will be held in Trieste on August 5th and 6th, with a “back-to-back” formula and a joint segment.
The Innovation Ministerial will be co-chaired by Minister of Economic Development Giancarlo Giorgetti and Minister for Technological Innovation and Digital Transition Vittorio Colao. The Research Ministerial will be chaired by Minister of University and Research Cristina Messa.

Economy and Finance

The Economy and Finance Ministerial Meeting will be held in Venice on the 9th and 10th of July.
It will be chaired by Minister of Economy and Finance Daniele Franco and Governor of the Bank of Italy Ignazio Visco.

Culture and Tourism

The Culture and Tourism Ministerial Meetings will be held in Rome on the 3rd and 4th of May.

Agriculture

The Agriculture Ministerial Meeting will be held in Florence on the 19th and 20th of September.
It will be chaired by Minister of Agriculture Stefano Patuanelli.

Trade

The Trade Ministerial Meeting will be held in Sorrento on October 12th.
It will be chaired by Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Luigi Di Maio.

Environment, Climate and Energy

The Environment, Climate and Energy Ministerial Meeting will be held in Naples on the 22nd and 23rd of July.
It will be chaired by Minister for the Ecological Transition Roberto Cingolani and Minister of Economic Development Giancarlo Giorgetti.

Health

The Health Ministerial Meeting will be held in Rome on the 5th and 6th of September.
It will be chaired by Minister of Health Roberto Speranza.

Foreign Affairs and Development

The Foreign Affairs Ministerial Meeting will be held in Matera on June 29th. A joint session of Foreign and Development Ministers will also take place during the same day.
Both meetings will be chaired by Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Luigi di Maio.
An ad hoc session on Development will follow on the same day.
The Development Ministers will have an ad hoc session in Brindisi on the 30th of June.

Labour and Education

The Labour and Education Ministerial Meetings will be held in Catania on June 22nd and 23rd, with a “back-to-back” formula and a joint segment.
They will be chaired, respectively, by Minister of Labour and Social Policies Andrea Orlando and Minister of Education Patrizio Bianchi.

Ministerial Event

A Ministerial event on humanitarian assistance will take place in Brindisi on June 30th, co-organized with the World Food Programme.

G20 Summit Ministerials Special events
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About the G20

The G20 was born in 1999 as a consultation forum between finance ministers and central bank governors of the world’s major economies. Following the 2008 economic crisis, it became a forum between Heads of State and Government, aimed at improving coordination on the main global issues.