The French G7 Presidency will convene ministers and civil society representatives for the G7 Environment meeting focusing on climate change. The four priorities to be addressed at the meeting are: 1) combating inequality through an inclusive ecological transition; 2) supporting scientific warnings and international action on biodiversity and the climate; 3) promoting tangible solutions for the climate and biodiversity; and 4) financing the preservation of biodiversity.
The seven G7 countries are Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the UK and the US. Represented jointly by the President of the European Council and the President of the European Commission, the EU participates in all discussions as a guest. The US will take over the G7 Presidency from 1 January 2020.
dates: 5-6 May 2019
location: Metz, Lorraine, France