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Where was the first G20 summit held? In the year 2008, the very first G20 Summit took place in Washington DC.
The list of G20 Summits is an important topic for competitive exams. Questions on G20 Summits are asked in the general awareness section of these exams.
Candidates preparing for upcoming Government exams such as SSC, RRB, Bank, etc. must keep abreast with G20 summits as general awareness is a critical part of the syllabus for most of these exams.
What is a G20 Summit?
The G20 summit founded in 1999 is the premier forum for international cooperation on the most important aspects of the international economic and financial agenda. It brings together the world’s major advanced and emerging economies.
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List of G20 Summits & Members
The G20 Summit 2020 was organized in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia in November 2020. It was the 15th G20 summit which was held virtually on November 21st and 22nd, 2020. It was chaired by the Saudi King, Salman bin Abdulaziz.
In the 15th G20 summit Indian delegation is headed by PM Narendra Modi.
the table below enlists the G20 Summits that took place from 2008 to 2021, candidates will also get the G20 summits hosts, venue and dates in the list.
|G20 Host Countries
|Venue & Host city
|November 14th-15th, 2008
|National Building Museum, Washington, D.C
|George W. Bush
|April 2nd, 2009
|ExCeL London, London
|September 2th -25th, 2009
|David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Pittsburgh
|June 26th-27th 2010
|Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto
|November 11th–12th 2010
|COEX Convention & Exhibition Center, Seoul
|November 3rd–4th, 2011
|Palais des Festivals, Cannes
|June 18th–19th, 2012
|Los Cabos Convention Center, San José del Cabo, Los Cabos
|September 5th–6th, 2013
|Constantine Palace, Saint Petersburg
|November 15th–16th, 2014
|Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Brisbane
|Regnum Carya Hotel Convention Centre, Serik, Antalya
|Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
|September 4th–5th 2016
|Hangzhou International Exhibition Centre, Hangzhou
|July 7th–8th 2017
|Hamburg Messe, Hamburg
|November 30th – December 1st 2018
|Costa Salguero Center, Buenos Aires
|June 28th- 29th, 2019
|Intex Osaka, Osaka
|November 21st–22nd 2020
|King Abdullah Financial District, Riyadh
|October 30th-31st 2021
|2022 [Date to be announced]
|2023 [Date to be announced]
|2024 [Date to be announced]
Reference – Wikipedia [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_G20_summits]
Who are the G20 Members?
On the number of its members, its name is termed as the G-20 i.e. the group of twenties. It is worth mentioning that G20 members represent around 85% of global GDP, over 75% of global trade, and two-thirds of the world’s population. The name of G20 members are:
|Republic of Korea
|United States of America