Third G20 Sherpa Meeting Held in Bodrum

G20 Sherpas held their third meeting under the Turkish Presidency in Bodrum on 16-17 June 2015.

The Turkish Presidency presented the expected outcomes for the Antalya Leaders’ Summit under each workstream to Sherpas and received their feedback. Sherpas also came together with G20 Finance Deputies in a Joint Session for a midterm review of the Turkish Presidency and to discuss the G20 inclusiveness agenda.

At their third meeting, Sherpas had discussions on employment with an emphasis to address inequalities and tackle youth unemployment, on development with an emphasis on G20 Action Plan on Food Security and strengthening the link between the G20 and Low Income Developing Countries (LIDCs), on energy with a particular focus on the agenda of the upcoming G20 Energy Ministers Meeting and on trade with a particular focus on the upcoming G20 Trade Ministers Meeting.

Sherpas also exchanged views on climate change finance, G20 anti-corruption agenda and Women-20. A session of the meeting was dedicated to the dialogue with the G20 Engagement Groups. Chairs of the Civil-20 (C20), Business-20 (B20) and Youth-20 (Y20) met with Sherpas and exchanged views.

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