Bi-Sci-Kyoto Treaty

Bi-Sci-Kyoto Treaty - Who is the G8? The governments of...

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Who is the G8? The governments of  Canada France Germany Italy Japan Russia , the  United Kingdom  and  the  United States .    The  European Commission  is also represented at the meetings.  Who is the G8+5? The  G8+5  group of leaders consists of the  heads of government  from the  G8  nations ( Canada France Germany Italy Japan Russia , the  United Kingdom  and the  United States ), plus the  heads of government of the 5 leading emerging  economies  ( Brazil China India Mexico  and  South Africa ). What is the G8? The Group of Eight (G8) is an international forum. Together these countries represent about  65% of the  world economy   and the majority of global military power. The group's activities  include year-round conferences and policy research, culminating with an annual  summit meeting  attended by the  heads of government  of the member states. The G8 address a wide range of  international economic, political, and security issues. How does the G8 operate? Each year, member states of the G8 take turns assuming the  presidency  of the group. The  holder of the presidency sets the group's annual agenda and hosts the summit for that year. At  the Summit, the leaders of the eight member countries discuss major issues of the day. They  seek to reach informal agreements on measures that they can take individually, but in a  cooperative manner, to achieve their goals more effectively. At each Summit, leaders agree  upon certain initiatives; there are follow-up meetings throughout the year to make sure  commitments are being honored. History:
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