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G7 Canada: The 2018 Charlevoix Summit

Edited by John Kirton and Madeline Koch
Published by GT Media and the G7 Research Group, 2018

For a free downloadable electronic version, click here.

See also the Special Supplement! Voyez aussi le supplément spécial!

Leaders' Views

Canada's G7: a better, more hopeful future
Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada [version en français]
France's priorities for the G7
Emmanuel Macron, President of France [version en français]
A shared future in a fairer and more global world
Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission
Donald Trump, Angela Merkel, Shinzo Abe, Theresa May and Paolo Gentiloni

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Editor's Introduction

A summit of significant, synergistic success: prospects for the G7 at Charlevoix
John Kirton, director, G7 Research Group

Spotlight on Quebec

A word from the premier
Philippe Couillard, premier, Province of Quebec [special supplement available only online: English / Français]

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Global Perspective

Beyond G7 Borders
Patricia Scotland QC, secretary general of the Commonwealth
Now is the time for the G7 to leverage its power
Michaële Jean, secretary general of the International Organization of la Francophonie [special supplement available only online: English / Français]

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The Gender Gap

Monitoring G7 performance on gender equality
Julia Kulik, director of research, G7 Research Group
Returns on investment
Maryam Monsef, Canada's Minister of Status of Women
Women and the future of work
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, executive director, UN Women
Strengthening climate-gender synergies at Charlevoix
Ella Kokotsis and Cindy Ou, G7 Research Group

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Investments in Inclusive Economic Growth

G7 performance on economic growth
Alecsandra Dragus, G7 Research Group
How investment in growth produces results for all
Bill Morneau, Canada's Minister of Finance
A call to action: the B7 Summit recommendations
Perrin Beatty, president and CEO, Canadian Chamber of Commerce
Renewed commitments on sustainable growth
Angel Gurrķa, OECD secretary general
Reflections on the most urgent economic issues facing the G7
Robert Fauver, former US sherpa
Confronting the US-China split in the world trading system
Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Enhanced international tax coordination works
Pascal Saint-Amans, director of the OECD Centre for Tax Policy and Administration
Reversing the nationalisation of global finance
Chiara Oldani, professor of monetary economics, University of Viterbo

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Jobs of the Future

G7 performance on labour and employment
Brittaney Warren, director of compliance, G7 Research Group
Harnessing technology and investing in people to prepare for the jobs of tomorrow
Guy Ryder, director-general, International Labour Organization
From digital skills to digital citizenship: the stakes of 21st-century education
Audrey Azoulay, director-general, UNESCO

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Enhancing the Environment and Climate Change Control

G7 performance on climate change, clean energy and oceans
Brittaney Warren, director of compliance, G7 Research Group
Environmental preservation: the greatest challenge of our time
Catherine McKenna, Canada's Minister of Climate Change and Environment
The G7: collective action for a greener future
Jim Carr, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources
Unlocking and mobilising funds for climate action
Patricia Espinosa, executive secretary, UN Climate Change
Circling back: G7 and the next revolution
Erik Solheim, executive director, United Nations Environment Programme
At the intersection of climate and health
C. James Hospedales, executive director, Caribbean Public Health Agency
A better future: fresh starts in the world's metropolises
Anne Hidalgo, mayor of Paris and chair of C40 Cities
Clean energy for all
Fatih Birol, executive director, International Energy Agency

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Strengthening Sustainable Development

A multifaceted approach to the sustainable development agenda
Achim Steiner, Administrator, United Nations Development Programme
Prioritising global healthcare and reaching consensus on health targets
Ilona Kickbusch, director, Global Health Centre at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
Food for peace: the correlation between hunger, conflict and migration
David Beasley, executive director, World Food Programme

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Peace and Security

G7 performance on security
Tasnia Khan, G7 Research Group
Leave no one behind: the international issue of internal displacement
William Lacy Swing, director general, International Organization for Migration
The global system: taking stock of challenges in the world order
Chrystia Freeland, Canada's Minister of Foreign Affairs
Security in Asia: the end of normalcy
David A. Welch, CIGI chair of global security, Balsillie School of International Affairs, and senior fellow, Centre for International Governance Innovation

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A Stronger G7 System

Lessons from the past for Canada's G7 summit
Nicholas Bayne, London School of Economics
Nation states: back from the sidelines in an era of anti-globalism
Jan Wouters, director, Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies, and Tine Carmeliet, Allen & Overy LLP

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