The [tag]Group of Eight[/tag] ([tag]G8[/tag]) consists of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Together, these countries represent about 65% of the world economy. The hallmark of the G8 is an annual political summit meeting of the heads of government with international officials, though there are numerous subsidiary meetings and policy research.
The Presidency of the group rotates every year. This year all G8 leaders iare gathering in Saint Petersburg from July 15 to July 17 at the [tag]Palace of Congresses[/tag]. Some of the topics discussed will be Global Energy Security, Education and Infectious diseases.
Evoca has heard several recordings from both inside and around the summit. This is what empowering the voice is all about!