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G20 Extraordinary Virtual Leaders' Summit on COVID-19 to Be Held on Thursday
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, March 24, 2020
The Saudi G20 Presidency has set the date of the extraordinary virtual Leaders' Summit for Thursday, March 26.
King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud will chair the meeting to advance a coordinated global response to the COVID-19 pandemic and its human and economic implications.
G20 members will be joined by leaders from invited countries, Spain, Jordan, Singapore, and Switzerland, as well as international organizations; United Nations (UN), World Bank Group (WBG), the World Health Organization (WHO) and World Trade Organization (WTO), the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the Financial Stability Board (FSB), the International Labour Organization (ILO), International Monetary Fund (IMF), the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).
Regional organizations will be represented by Vietnam the Chair of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), South Africa the Chair of the African Union (AU), the United Arab Emirates the Chair of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and Rwanda the Chair of the New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD).
Further information about the G20, including the Presidency Agenda and full program of events, can be found at www.g20.org.
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Source: Official website of the Saudi G20 Presidency
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