2008 Washington

The first G20 Leaders’ Summit was held from 14-15 November 2008 and took place in Washington D.C., United States of America.

The summit focused primarily on strengthening financial regulation, with agreement on a 47-point action planto arrest deteriorating financial market conditions and improve financial regulation over the medium term. There was also agreement to resist trade protectionism and work towards conclusion of the Doha round.

A Declaration was released at the conclusion of the summit.