G20 Summit – Consilium

Preliminary statements about the Russian war of aggression against Ukraine

Key findings

The G20 leaders met in Bali at the invitation of the Indonesian presidency for a two-day summit on the subject “Heal together, prepare stronger”.

Charles MichaelPresident of the European Council, W Ursula von der LeyenPresident of the European Commission, represent the European Union.

This G-20 is taking place in a very different world than when we met in Rome last year. Russia, a permanent member of the UN Security Council and member of the G20, is attacking the free and sovereign state of Ukraine.

Charles Michel, President of the European Council

Bring the leaders at one end of the summit Joint statement From.

We gathered in Bali (…) at a time of unprecedented multidimensional crisis. We have experienced the devastating effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, and other challenges with negative economic consequences – such as climate change – have exacerbated poverty, slowed global recovery and impeded the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.

Statement by G20 Leaders in Bali

Initial statements by President Charles Michel

Food and energy security

The leaders discussed the impact of the Russian war in Ukraine on the global economy.

They reaffirmed their national positions which they have already made clear in other forums, such as the UN Security Council, along with the UN General Council resolution. We deeply regret the Russian aggression against Ukraine They demand the complete and unconditional withdrawal of Russian forces from Ukrainian territory.

The current conflicts and tensions are exacerbating the global food security problems, which is worrying.

We are determined to take immediate action to save lives, prevent famine and malnutrition, and in particular address vulnerabilities in developing countries, advocating a rapid transition towards sustainable and resilient agricultural and food systems and supply chains.

Statement by G20 Leaders in Bali

Leaders support international efforts to To maintain the continuity of food supply chains despite difficult conditions We welcome the grain deal negotiated by the United Nations and Turkey to open a safe humanitarian sea corridor across the Black Sea.

In these times of climate and energy crises, we urgently need:

  • Transforming and diversifying energy systems
  • Enhancing energy security, flexibility and market stability

It is important to meet the global demand for energy Affordable energy.

As the G20, we are together capable, but also responsible together, to help everyone gain access to sustainable, safe, and affordable energy.

Charles Michel, President of the European Council

climate and biodiversity

The leaders reaffirmed their unwavering commitment to addressing climate change through Paris agreement A complete and effective implementation of the target temperature.

Preparation for the post-2020 global biodiversity framework is progressing positively and further efforts are under way to:

  • Biodiversity loss
  • The Mitigation and adaptation to climate change
  • Environmental protection and preservationand sustainable use and recovery
  • ecosystem degradation
  • Best ecosystem services
  • marine and coastal environment

Developed countries must fulfill their pledge to work together until 2025 $100 billion a year to release.

We recognize the urgent need to strengthen policies and attract appropriate, timely and predictable financing from all possible sources to combat climate change, biodiversity loss and environmental degradation. In addition, assistance to developing countries must also be greatly increased.

Statement by G20 Leaders in Bali

Public Health

Leaders continue to push for one A healthy and sustainable recoverywith health care for all as the ultimate goal.

They were happy with the new Financial intermediary fund for epidemic prevention, preparedness and response (“Pandemic Fund”), which is administered by the World Bank.

They will continue to stick to one Better global health governanceWith the leadership and coordinating role of the World Health Organization and the support of other international organizations.

The Widespread vaccination against COVID-19 Of general importance all over the world.

Additional efforts will be made to ensure universal access to safe, affordable, high-quality and effective vaccines, medicines and diagnostics.

Statement by G20 Leaders in Bali

A working session on digital transformation

digital transformation

Leaders have realized that digital transformation is important to Sustainable Development Goals to be able to obtain it.

We will work towards a digital transformation that is more inclusive, people-centered, empowering, and sustainable.

Statement by G20 Leaders in Bali

They called for international cooperation for the better digital skills and more digital literacy To maximize the benefits of digital transformation, especially for women, girls and vulnerable people.

It is also important to counter disinformation campaigns, cyber threats and abuse online and to secure the communication infrastructure.

Digital technology seems to be the dominant force in many sectors The key to recovery By being able to:

  • Building a resilient and sustainable food and agricultural system
  • To create sustainable and decent jobs and help people develop themselves
  • Trade, industrialization and comprehensive investment support
  • to increase productivity
  • Unleashing the potential of the future economy

Get well together, prepare stronger

The leaders pledged to address the negative impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic with a goal Strong, sustainable, balanced and inclusive growth.

We remain flexible in our budget policy and will adapt it if necessary to changing circumstances.

Statement by G20 Leaders in Bali

a A people-oriented, inclusive, fair and sustainable approach It should lead to more social justice, decent jobs and social protection for all. In doing so, we must:

  • Help all weak countries
  • Fully involve immigrants in the recovery process
  • Inclusion of people with disabilities, women and youth
Portrait of NATO and G7 leaders.
NATO and G7 leaders

side events

Joint statement of NATO and the Group of Seven

On the sidelines of the G20 summit in Bali, the leaders of Canada, the European Council, the European Commission, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, Spain, the United Kingdom and the United States gathered. that they They condemned the barbaric Russian missile attacks On Tuesday, November 15 about Ukrainian cities and civil infrastructure.

They also reported the explosion in eastern Poland, near the border with Ukraine. They offered them Full support and assistance In the ongoing investigation in Poland.

Meeting of leaders of Australia and the European Union

President Michel and President von der Leyen also participated in the second meeting Leadership meeting between Australia and the European Union With the Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albany.

The three stressed the great importance of their shared values, particularly democracy, the rule of law, human rights and the rules-based multilateral order.

They also attended one at the invitation of French President Emmanuel Macron Informal conversation about fertilizer/food and safety Bee.

I am convinced that we can and must help developing countries produce their own sustainable fertilizers locally, as we have done with COVID vaccines.

Charles Michel, President of the European Council


Indonesian presidency of the G20

Indonesia will hold the G20 Presidency from December 1, 2021 to November 30, 2022.

During its presidency, Indonesia has focused on the global COVID-19 pandemic and collectively addressing the challenges associated with it.

The three priorities of Indonesia’s presidency of the G20:

  • Global Health Engineering
  • digital transformations
  • sustainable energy transitions

About G20

The G20 is an intergovernmental forum that connects the major economies of the world

G20 members are Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Germany, FranceIndia, Indonesia, ItaliaJapan, Mexico, Republic of Korea, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, South Africa and European Union.

In addition to that too Spain regular guest.

previous peaks

The previous G20 summit was held in Rome in 2021 under the Italian presidency. After that the top The G20 leaders adopted a statementand commit to further strengthening the joint response to the global COVID-19 pandemic and paving the way for global recovery.

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