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2015 G-20 Antalya summit was the tenth annual meeting of the G-20 heads of government. It was held in [1 ] Antalya, Turkey, a southwestern city, which is the most visited destination in Turkey and the tenth in the world, on 15–16 November 2015. The venue for the Leaders Summit was Regnum Carya Hotel Convention Centre. [2 ] [3 ]
Turkey officially took over the presidency of the G-20 from
Australia on 1 December 2014, and China will preside over the summit in 2016. [4 ] [5 ]
Participating leaders [ edit ]
Invited guests [ edit ]
Preparatory meetings [ edit ]
World leaders at the summit.
In September 2015, U.S.
Secretary of the Treasury Jack Lew planned to visit Turkey, as did his Chinese and other G-20 [7 ] finance counterparts and central bankers. Throughout the year leading up to the November summit, preparatory and regular meetings, many in locations in Turkey this year, on Women-20, Youth-20, Energy in Sub-Saharan Africa, The silver economy, Islamic finance, tourism, agriculture and other subjects have convened or, as of September, were planned. [8 ]
Absent leaders [ edit ]
French President François Hollande did not attend the event due to the November 2015 Paris attacks and sent Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius and Minister of Finance Michel Sapin as his representative. [9 ] This meeting was the second time [10 ] Argentine President could not be in attendance, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner being represented by Economy Minister Axel Kicillof, owing to the timing of a general election on 22 November. [11 ]
References [ edit ]
^ "Introduction to the G20". Heinrich Böll Stiftung . Retrieved . 18 June 2013
^ "Top 100 City Destinations Ranking".
^ "Media Advistory for Antalya Summit". G20 . Retrieved . 4 November 2015
^ "G-20". Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Turkey) . Retrieved . 18 June 2013
^ "China to host G20 summit in 2016". . November 16, 2014 The Daily Telegraph . Retrieved . February 5, 2015
^ Fabricius, Peter, "Africa should get more out of the G20", ISS Africa, 9 April 2015. Retrieved 2015-11-12.
^ Robb, Greg, "Treasury's Lew irked by the handling of China's foreign-exchange devaluation", , September 2, 2015. Retrieved 2015-09-03. MarketWatch
^ Events schedule, g20.org. Retrieved 2015-09-03.
^ "Hollande cancels trip to Turkey for G20 after attacks: presidency". . Yahoo! News Agence France-Press. 13 November 2015 . Retrieved . 13 November 2015
^ Murphy, Katharine, "G20: Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin agree to Syrian-led transition", , November 15, 2015. Retrieved 2015-11-15. The Guardian
^ Othman, Siti Hawa (15 November 2015). "G20 Summit Starts With Focus On Global Economic Challenges". Bernama . Retrieved . 22 November 2015
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