The 2020 G-20 Summit will be held in Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia, on November 21–22, 2020, and will be the 15th G-20 Summit. The G-20 Riyadh Summit will be chaired by Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz.
What is the G-20 & the Purpose
The G-20 is a group of of 20 world’s leading industrialized and emerging nations. The G-20 was Founded on September 26, 1999 with the aim to discuss policy pertaining to the promotion of international financial stability.
The group now has 20 members. It includes heads of state, finance ministers of 19 member countries and governors of the central banks of their respective countries. In addition, Spain is a regular guest at all meetings. The members of the G-20 are: Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, and the European Union.
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia assumed the G-20 Presidency in December 2019, leading up to the Leaders’ Summit to be held in Riyadh on 21-22 November 2020. The Kingdom will guide the work of the G-20 under the theme of “Realizing Opportunities of the 21st Century for All” and will focus on three aims:
Empowering People by creating the conditions in which all people – especially women and youth – can live, work and thrive.
Safeguarding the Planet by fostering collective efforts to protect our global commons.
Shaping New Frontiers by adopting long-term and bold strategies to share benefits of innovation and technological advancement. Saudi Arabia released a 20 riyal commemorative banknote to mark G-20 presidency. For watching the Global Digital Summit Series as recorded sessions, please register via below link https://globalsummitseries.live.ft.com/