G20 Foreign and Development Ministers meeting

01 Jul: Outcome of the G20 Foreign and Development Ministers meeting

(Source: EEAS)

On 28 and 29 June High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the Commission Josep Borrell participated in the first in-person Ministerial Meetings under the Italian G20 Presidency in Matera, Italy. The meeting of the Foreign Ministers was followed by a Joint Meeting of Foreign and Development Ministers, at which Commissioner for International Partnerships,Jutta Urpilainen participated. This session was a first ever G20 meeting with the participation of Development Ministers, initiated following a proposal by the Commissioner. Commissioner for Crisis Management Janez Lenarčič participated in a G20 ministerial humanitarian meeting in Brindisi on 30 June, co-organised with the World Food Programme.

The …