Friday 28 June – Saturday 29 June: G20 Summit, Osaka

Met dank overgenomen van Europese Commissie (EC), gepubliceerd op vrijdag 28 juni 2019.

The news:

This year's G20 Summit, under the Japanese Presidency, will take place in Osaka. The European Union will be represented by President Jean-Claude Juncker and European Council President Donald Tusk.

The background:

As one of the world's largest economic areas, the EU has a seat at the table of the G20, where it represents Member States' interests in its areas of competence, such as trade, climate, migration and economic policies.

Events to watch:

President Juncker will take part in a joint press briefing with President Tusk. It is currently scheduled to take place ahead of the opening of the Summit. The exact details will be confirmed closer to the date. Journalists can apply for official accreditation until the deadline on 26 April 2019, Japan time (GMT+9). Please note that the accreditation process is managed by the G20 Summit organisers and not by the European Commission.

The sources:

More information can be found on the G20 website of the Japanese Presidency