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Ministerial Meetings

Each G20 Presidency includes the organization of ministerial meetings on each of the main focus areas of the forum.

These meetings are important opportunities to discuss and further develop issues of international relevance, thus building consensus around specific shared deliverables.

The ministerial meetings are organized independently from the Summit, where the Heads of State and Government endorse some of the key outcomes achieved by the Ministers.

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 Stefano Patuanelli and Minister of Innovation Paola Pisano. The Research Ministerial will be chaired by Minister of University and Research Gaetano Manfredi.

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 Roberto Gualtieri 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.
They will be chaired by Minister for Cultural Heritage and Tourism Dario Franceschini.

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 Teresa Bellanova.

Trade

The Trade Ministerial Meeting will be held in Sorrento on October 5th.
It will be chaired by Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Luigi Di Maio.

Environment, Climate and Energy

The Environment and Energy Ministerial Meeting will be held in Naples on the 22nd and 23rd of July.
It will be chaired by Minister of the Environment Sergio Costa and Minister of Economic Development Stefano Patuanelli.

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 the Foreign Affairs and the Development Ministers will also take place during the same day.
Both will be chaired by Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Luigi Di Maio.
The Development Ministers will have an ad hoc session in Brindisi on the 30th of June, chaired by Vice Minister Emanuela Del Re.

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 Nunzia Catalfo and Minister of Education Lucia Azzolina.

Ad Hoc Session on Development

Development Ministers will meet in an ad hoc session in Brindisi on the 30th of June.

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