About Y20 Russia 2013
Y20 Russia 2013 is the official G20 youth event held under Russian G20 Presidency alongside with G20 Leaders’ Summit.
106 young and bright participants from the G20 member countries and invited countries came to Y20 Russia 2013. The delegates worked out a joint position on the world’s most important economic issues and expressed it in a communique which was presented to the Russian President Vladimir Putin and is to be handed to all the G20 Leaders.
Y20 Russia 2013 was held in June 18-20, 2013 in St. Petersburg, a city which is considered to be a masterpiece of Russian heritage. Y20 Russia 2013 delegates participated in Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) – one of the world’s leading economic and business forum held annually in St. Petersburg.
What is G20?
The Group of Twenty (G20) is a forum for international cooperation on issues of the global economy and financial system. G20 members represent almost 90% of global GDP, that is why cooperating to strengthen economic stability and growth is their priority.
Meetings of sherpas, ministers of finance as well as young delegates play a significant role in preparing G20 Leaders’ summits. Youth summits are traditionally held during G20 presidency of a member country. Learn more about the history of youth summits.