the Germany announced This Monday (2) which will invite developing countries Senegal, South Africa, India and Indonesia to the annual summit of the G7, which will be held in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria, in 2022 from 26 to 28 June. This means that, if President Bolsonaro fails to be re-elected, Brazil will not have attended any meetings of the group during his administration.
The G7 is made up of the world’s major economies except China. The United States, the United Kingdom, France, Italy, Japan, Canada and Germany are part of the group that currently holds the presidency. Although not a country, the European Union has partner status. Traditionally, other countries, even those in less developed countries, are invited to participate in the meetings.
In 2021, when the group was headed by the United Kingdom, were called Australia, India, South Africa and South Korea. In 2020, the summit was scheduled to take place in the United States. bolsonaro, came to say That he would receive an invitation from the US President, Donald Trump, but the pandemic disappointed that expectation, as the meeting had not ended. In 2019, French President Emmanuel Macron, has invited India, South Africa, Australia, Chile, Egypt, Rwanda, Burkina Faso, Senegal and Spain.
The theme of 2022 is “Progress towards an equal world”. The Russian invasion of Ukraine should be one of the topics of discussion. Until 2014, the group was called G8, because of the participation of Russia in it. After the Russian army, at the behest of President Vladimir Putin, invaded and occupied Crimea, the country was withdrawn from the group.
In 2023, the G7 will be chaired by Japan, which will host the summit.