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Call for T7 Policy Brief Abstracts to Promote Global Action During G7 Japan 2023

Submit T7 Policy Brief Abstract (9 January 2023 submission deadline) Tokyo, Japan –Think7 (T7), the Group of 7’s (G7) official think tank engagement group, is seeking policy brief abstracts from experts worldwide – including both G7 and non-G7 countries – to promote research-based solutions to unfolding global challenges during Japan’s 2023 G7 presidency and beyond. T7 Japan task force

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ADBI Dean Opens T7 Japan, Details G7-Global South Focus

Berlin, Germany and Tokyo, Japan – Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI) Dean Tetsushi Sonobe described the outlook for ADBI’s hosting of Think7 (T7), the Group of 7’s (G7) official think tank engagement group, during a T7 handover webinar. The event marked the transfer of the T7 host role to ADBI as part of Japan’s 2023

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Podcast: T7 and its Support for G7-Global South Cooperation Explained

In this podcast, ADBI Dean Tetsushi Sonobe, Co-Chair of the T7 Task Force on Sustainable Economic Recovery, and ADBI’s John Beirne and Dina Azhgaliyeva discuss the role and future of the T7. This includes its capacity to support partnership between the G7 and emerging economies in Asia and the Pacific, and globally, and the implications

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Think7 communiqué handed over to German Chancellor Olaf Scholz

A high-level delegation led by Dennis Snower (Global Solutions Initiative, GSI) and Anna-Katharina Hornidge (German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)) handed over the Think7 Communiqé to German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, as chair of the G7, on May 25.   The communiqué summarizes about 70 papers of the Think7, in which policy recommendations

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State secretary Flasbarth on Think7 Summit: Militarisation of foreign and development policy must not become a new normal

In his keynote at the Think7 Summit, State Secretary Jochen Flasbarth, Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, analyses that current development policies need to be fundamentally assessed against the new geopolitical background. In his remarks, he pointed out that there are two important points in this regard: First, the militarisation of foreign and development policy

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