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G8 & G20 Canadian Summits

For the first time, the G8 and G20 summits combined their resources and visions to shape the 21st-century.

On 25-26 June 2010, Huntsville welcomed the 37th annual G8 summit, where the leaders of the United States, Japan, Germany, Britain, France, Italy, Canada, Russia and the European Union addressed the critical issues facing the global community. These issues included climate change, energy security and the environment, food and agriculture, education, health and the promotion of security.

The G20 summit, meeting in Toronto on 26-27 June, added the leaders of systemically significant countries to generate growth in the global economy, reform domestic financial regulations and international institutions, and promote trade and investment in order to produce a global sustainable prosperity.

 

 

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