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G7 Japan: The Ise Shima Summit 2016

Edited by John Kirton and Madeline Koch, with guest editor Naoki Tanaka
Published by Newsdesk Media Group and the G7 Research Group, 2016

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Leaders' Views

Fruitful G7 Summit
Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister, Japan
Countries Thrive When All Citizens Are Treated Fairly
Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister, Canada [in Japanese] [in Chinese]
Global Problems Need Global Responses
Donald Tusk, President, European Council
Resilience in Turbulent Times
Jean-Claude Juncker, President, European Commission
Only Together Will We Mitigate the Root Causes of Displacement
Angela Merkel, Chancellor, Germany
We All Need to Worry about Inequality
Barack Obama, President, United States
Finding Opportunity and Hope in Europe
Matteo Renzi, Prime Minister, Italy
Steps Towards Stability
François Hollande, President, France
Sticking Together with Friends and Allies
David Cameron, Prime Minister, United Kingdom

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Global View

The Quest for a World without Hunger and Poverty
Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister, Bangladesh
Special Supplement:
Viet Nam: A Country for Peace, Cooperation, Development and Shared Prosperity
Xuan Phuc Nguyen, Prime Minister, Vietnam

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Editors' introductions

G7 Leaders Face an Array of Global Challenges
John Kirton, Director, G7 Research Group
Fuel Prosperity Through Social Innovation
Naoki Tanaka, President, Center for International Public Policy Studies
Act to Meet the Challenges of Global Instability
Shinichiro Uda, Director, Japan office, G7 Research Group

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What Is the G7?
Key facts about the summit

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Health Governance

A New Tool to Counter Pandemics
Jim Yong Kim, President, World Bank Group
Interview with Anthony Lake
Executive Director, UNICEF
We Need a Fresh Approach to Global Health Emergencies
Hiroki Nakatani, Professor for Global Initiatives, Keio University
Interview with Michel Sidibé
Executive Director, UNAIDS
Seize the Moment to Reform Global Health Governance
Ilona Kickbusch, Director of the Global Health Programme, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
The Politics of Outbreak Preparedness
Louis Lillywhite, David L Heymann and Michael Edelstein of the Centre on Global Health Security, at Chatham House in London
Japan Must Retain Its Position as a Health Leader
Kiyoshi Kurokawa, Chair, Health and Global Policy Institute

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Energy Security

Energy Security Through Efficiency
Fatih Birol, Executive Director, International Energy Agency
Stable Oil Prices and Stocks Are Key to Economic Growth
Abdalla Salem El-Badri, Secretary General, OPEC

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Climate Change and Environment

Putting the World on a 2-1.5C Pathway
Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
Interview with Achim Steiner
Under-Secretary-General, United Nations and Executive Director, United Nations Environment Programme
Japan: A Powerhouse of Sustainability
Tamayo Marukawa, Minister of the Environment, Japan
Interview with Braulio Ferreira de Souza Dias
Executive Secretary, Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity

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Development Challenges

Interview with Helen Clark
Administrator, United Nations Development Programme
Addressing Forced Displacement
Filippo Grandi, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
Interview with Ertharin Cousin
Executive Director, United Nations World Food Programme
Reduce Asia-Pacific Poverty by Developing Critical Infrastructure
Takehiko Nakao, President, Asian Development Bank
The Building Blocks of Development in the Islamic World
Dr Ahmad Mohamed Ali Al Madani, President, Islamic Development Bank Group
New Heights: How Tourism Helps Developing Countries
Taleb Rifai, Secretary-General, World Tourism Organization
A Study in a New Kind of Education
Andreas Schleicher, Director, Directorate for Education and Skills, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

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Growth, Jobs and Structural Reform

Shared Solutions to Shared Problems
Angel Gurría, Secretary General, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Strong Growth Requires Strong Leadership
Guy Ryder, Director General, International Labour Organization
Changes in Money and Banking: What the G7 Should Do
Paolo Savona, former Minister for Industry, Italy
Interview with Robert Fauver
Former US G7/G8 Sherpa
Gender Still High on the G7 Agenda
Julia Kulik, Senior Researcher, G7 Research Group

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Strengthening G7 Summitry

Interview with David Welch
CIGI Chair of Global Security, Balsillie School of International Affairs
Interview with Matthew Goodman
Senior Adviser for Asian Economics, Centre for Strategic and International Studies
From Promise to Practice
Caroline Bracht, Senior Researcher, G7 Research Group

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