(Photos) World Movers And Shakers: Faces At The 2011 G8 Summit
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(Photos) World Movers And Shakers: Faces At The 2011 G8 Summit

Deauville : France | May 28, 2011 at 10:06 AM PDT
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The 2011 G8 summit was successfully held last 26–27 May in Deauville, France. This year's forum was attended by leaders of Canada, the European Commission, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, the United Kingdom and the United States.

Among the attendies for the 37th annual forum were European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso, US President Barack Obama, French President Nicolas Sarkozy, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and British Prime Minister David Cameron.

Apart from the agenda, this years scope of discussion included issues such as the Internet, the Fukushima nuclear accident, the European sovereign debt crisis, the conflict in Libya, Iran’s nuclear programme, Syria’s crackdown on pro-democracy protests, and the selection of a new managing director for the International Monetary Fund.

One of the accomplishments was the "Deauville Partnership" with the people of North Africa, where an initial $20 billion were pledged in support for Tunisian and Egyptian reforms due to the Arab Spring.

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French President Nicolas Sarkozy Welcomes the Heads of States - May 26, 2011 - La Touques Thoroughbred Racecourse - Deauville, France © Pixplanete / PR Photos
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