Washington DC, 17 May 2022 (TDI): Isobel Coleman, Deputy Administrator of USAID, will attend the G7 Development Ministerial Meeting in Berlin, Germany.

The G7’s collective measures to ease the global food security challenge will be discussed by the Deputy Administrator. She will speak about the current humanitarian issues in Ukraine and Afghanistan.

The importance of USAID’s collaborations will be stressed. She will also demonstrate how the agency is forming partnerships in order to meet its infrastructure investment targets.

The Deputy Administrator will showcase how they are assisting in the development of a green economy in the nations where they work. The development ministers will convene in Berlin on May 18–19, 2022, under the Germany G7 Presidency.

The G7 is an informal association of seven advanced economies from around the world. Countries like Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States, and the European Union are part of the grouping.

The G7 is not a treaty-based organization and has no permanent secretariat. The presidency of the group is rotated every year among the seven-member countries. Several ministerial-level meetings may be held throughout the year.

2022 G7 Germany Development Ministerial meeting

The event will be hosted by Svenja Schulze, the German Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development. The Federal Minister will head the G7 Development Ministers’ activities until December 31.

The G7 Development Ministers will debate current development policy topics and challenges. Under the “G7 Development Track,” Germany is pursuing infrastructure investments for sustainable development.

For climate neutrality, it is pursuing climate, energy, and development collaborations. It is also targeting vaccination access and strong healthcare systems. In the economic recovery, it is also pursuing climate neutrality and social equality.

The Development Ministries will continue to pursue topics from the previous G7 agenda in addition to these priorities. Global health, the Agenda 2030 Sustainable Development Goals, and gender equity activism are among them.

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