Following the G-8 countries' agreement at their summit in Deauville, France
, in May to strengthen international cooperation and better define international nuclear safety standards, the seminar is aimed at pursuing the theme in a broader international framework including emerging economies.
Leaders of the Group of 8 wealthiest industrialized nations pledged at the end of their talks in Deauville, France
, last month to supply more than $20 billion in aid to Egypt and Tunisia over the next three years to help economic transitions in these two countries after popular revolts led to the ouster of the presidents in both countries.
At its just-completed summit in Deauville, France
, the G-8 called for the first time for mandatory reporting by oil, gas, and mining companies.
The meeting focused as well on the results of Tunisia's participation in the G8 Summit held recently in Deauville, France
- Leaders from the Group of Eight major powers are set to agree Friday on the need to better define international standards for nuclear safety and further cooperate in assisting emerging Arab democracy before they wrap up their two-day meeting in the French seaside resort of Deauville.
A rant against Italian magistrates to a surprised US President Barack Obama at the Group of Eight summit in Deauville, France
prompted Economy Undersecretary Daniela Melchiorre, a former magistrate, to resign in protest.
IMF acting managing director John Lipsky told Bloomberg Television on Friday from Deauville, France
, where the G-8 countries were meeting, that Greece has to follow through with reform commitments to get more money.
At the end of the two-day summit in Deauville, France
, the G8 members issued a statement, saying "Gaddafi and the Libyan government have failed to fulfil their responsibility to protect the Libyan population and have lost all legitimacy.
After the G8 summit in Deauville, France
, he said: "Britain will keep its promises, and I was tough in urging my counterparts to keep theirs.
Obama played the leadership role at the G8 summit in Deauville, France
, a senior administration official said Friday.
As international pressure on Syria mounts to force Damascus to stop the eight-week protests against the regime, news reports on Saturday noted some policy shifts among the big powers of the world who met in Deauville, France
At a press conference at the end of the two-day G8 summit in Deauville, France
, he also made clear his frustration that other wealthy nations were not fulfilling pledges on aid.