Today marks the first day of the 2021 G7 Summit which will be held in Carbis Bay (Cornwall) on 11-13th June. This summit consists of seven members, including: the UK, USA, Canada, Japan, Germany, France, Italy. Representatives from the European Union are also present, and for the 2021 summit the UK has invited Australia, India, South Korea and South Africa as guest countries.
The summit highlights numerous global issues and has always helped drive wider international action. A major topic this year is the recovery from COVID-19 and ensuring there is an increase in resilience for any possible future pandemics. However, climate change and preserving the planets biodiversity will also be a focus point for discussion. To show this commitment to the world it was confirmed that the G7 will comply with international standards to be considered a carbon neutral event. Read more about how they have managed to achieve this here.
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