Brazil to Propose New Social Agenda for the G20 -Minister

[ad_1] BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil will propose adding a civil society wing to the G20 group of the world’s largest economies when it takes over as president next week, to add the voices of society to summit meetings, a Brazilian minister said on Monday. Messages from society to the G20 leaders have mainly come through … Read more

Biden to Skip COP Climate Meeting in Dubai Official

[ad_1] (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden will not attend a gathering of world leaders focused on climate change in Dubai this week, a U.S. official said on Sunday. Reuters reported last month that Biden was unlikely to be at the United Nations “Conference of the Parties” on climate, known as COP28, which begins on … Read more

Brazil Highlights Poverty, Climate Change as G20 Priorities

[ad_1] BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil will focus on reducing hunger and poverty, slowing climate change and global governance reform when it heads the G20 group of the world’s largest economies starting next month, President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva said on Thursday. Brazil takes over the G20 presidency from India on Dec.1 and will hold … Read more

India PM Modi Tells G20 Israel-Hamas Conflict Must Not Spread

[ad_1] By YP Rajesh and Krishn Kaushik NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged leaders of the world’s 20 big economies on Wednesday to do whatever necessary to ensure the Israel-Hamas conflict does not expand into a wider conflict as insecurity and instability in West Asia is worrying. He was speaking at … Read more

Putin to Give Russian View on World Situation at G20 Virtual Summit

[ad_1] MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Kremlin said on Monday that President Vladimir Putin will set out Russia’s view of what it sees as the “deeply unstable world situation” when he addresses an upcoming virtual G20 summit. Russian state TV presenter Pavel Zarubin said on his Telegram channel on Sunday that it would be the “first … Read more

G20-Led Summit for Africa Highlights Renewed Interest in Fast-Growing Continent

[ad_1] By Sarah Marsh and Andreas Rinke BERLIN (Reuters) – Leaders from more than a dozen African countries are heading to Germany for the G20 Compact with Africa conference, which aims to help bolster private investment in the world’s poorest, but fast-growing, continent. Underscoring renewed interest in Africa, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, … Read more