C20 Summit promotes policies for economic recovery, international cooperation, and climate

The Civil 20 (C20) five-day Summit concluded virtually on Saturday (Oct. 10), communicating its statement to both the G20 and the public. Under the Saudi G20 Presidency.

Princess Nouf Bint Mohammed who is the Trustee and CEO of the King Khalid Foundation chaired the C20.

The Summit was attended by a number of Saudi senior officials including; Minister of Energy Prince Abdulaziz Bin Salman, Assistant Minister of Communication and Information Technology Dr. Munir Eldesouki, and Assistant Minister of Finance Abdulaziz Alrasheed.

The Saudi G20 Sherpa Dr. Fahad AlMubarak also participated in the C20 Summit, reaffirming the role of Engagement Groups, including the C20, in the G20 discussions: “The G20 appreciates the leadership of the C20 in uniting the civil society in responding to the pandemic and for being an inclusive channel to voice the issues and recommendations that are affecting civil society.”

Civil 20 Summit witnessed a large and prominent presence of civil society organizations and leaders and hosted diverse discussions, including but not limited to anti-corruption, climate, energy, sustainability, digital economy, education, employment and social protection, gender, and health.

Following the Summit, the Minister of Human Resources and Social Development Eng. Ahmed Alrajhi received the C20 recommendations on behalf of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman.