Canada has determined the priorities of its presidency year in the Big seven, which will begin on 1 January. This was announced by the Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau, according to UKRINFORM.
All were identified five priorities, including: investments to improve well-being for all; prepare for future works; promote gender equality and increase the role of women; cooperation on climate change, oceans and clean energy; building a more peaceful and secure world.
“We have chosen the priorities for the year will help focus the discussion on finding real, practical solutions for achieving gender equality, women empowerment, development of clean energy production and economic growth for all. As partners in the G7, our shared responsibility is to create for all citizens opportunities to benefit from the global economy, and leaving for our grandchildren and great grandchildren a healthier, more peaceful and secure world,” said Trudeau.
He added that over the next six months in Canada will be a series of international events devoted to announced topics.
“Each of these meetings will include gender analysis and a focus on gender equality and increase the role of women”, – said the Prime Minister’s office of Canada.
Next year’s group of seven meeting will be held on 8-9 June in the town of Charlevoix, Quebec. The presidency in the Big seven will be rotated among the members at the annual period starts 1 January.
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Earlier it was reported that Ukraine is waiting for Canada during its presidency of the group of seven principled position on the issue of sanctions against the aggressor state of Russia.