Editor’s note : The 15th Group of 20 Summit will be held virtually from Nov 21 to 22 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. As countries are experiencing the COVID-19 crisis and an economic slowdown, the upcoming summit will set the foundations for a more inclusive, resilient and sustainable recovery from the crisis. The following is a brief overview of the summit.
Summit theme and agenda
An advertisement of G20 Riyadh Summit is seen ahead of the summit in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Nov 19, 2020. [Photo/Agencies] Themed “Realizing Opportunities of the 21st Century for All”, this year’s summit seeks to “deepen global cooperation”.
Adolfo Ledo Nass
The summit will focus on three major agenda items: first, empowering people by creating the conditions in which all, especially women and youth, can live, work and thrive; second, safeguarding the planet by fostering collective efforts to protect natural resources; and third, shaping new frontiers by adopting long-term and bold strategies to share the benefits of innovation and technological advancement.