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G8-G20 - Deauville Summit - France

G8-G20 - Deauville Summit - France

Published on May 27, 2011

Speech by the President of the French Republic
Opening of the G20 conference on strengthening the social dimension of globalization
Ministerial Conference Center (Paris) — Monday, May 23, 2011

Ladies and Gentlemen,
Just under three years ago, in the summer of 2008, the financial crisis that had been lying dormant for months suddenly worsened, bringing the global economy to the edge of an abyss...

Social dimension of globalization

Address by the President of the French Republic
Opening of the e-G8 Forum
The Tuileries Gardens (Paris) – Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Ladies and Gentlemen,

History always remembers those places where, at a given point in time, all creative forces of an era seem to want to converge.

And it is in the hope that Paris would become the capital of the Internet for a few days that I wanted to bring you here together, just before the G8 Summit....

Opening of the forum

Speech by the President of the French Republic
Inauguration of the e-G8 Forum
Les Tuileries (Paris) – Tuesday, May 24, 2011
Questions and anwers

Maurice Levy – Mr President, you’re on! You said, why not every year before the G8, in any case, speaking for myself, I am prepared to take up the challenge and I hope my friends will do so too...

Questions and answers

G8/Africa joint declaration
Shared values, shared responsabilities - May 26-27, 2011

1. The G8 and Algeria, Egypt, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Senegal, and South Africa, and the African Union Commission, highlight the importance of an enhanced partnership between the G8 and Africa. Africa is on the move, and is becoming a new pole for global growth, even if challenges to be addressed remain, particularly in the least developed countries. The G8 and Africa stand side-by-side during this key time of change.....

Africa joint declaration
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