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Government sets out commitments to biodiversity and sustainability in G7 Nature Compact

Today (Sunday 13th June) G7 leaders have agreed commitments to halt and reverse biodiversity loss by 2030, and tackle deforestation, marine litter and illegal wildlife trade.

At the G7 Leaders’ Summit in Cornwall, countries have come together and agreed a shared G7 Nature Compact. This is a key...Read More »

G7 nations commit to the safe and sustainable use of space

Today at the G7 Leaders’ Summit in Carbis Bay, Cornwall, delegates from Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the USA, the UK and the EU pledged to take action to tackle the growing hazard of space debris as our planet’s orbit becomes increasingly crowded.

One of the biggest global challenges facing the...Read More »

PM statement at the G7 Summit: 13 June 2021

This Summit was the first gathering of G7 leaders – in fact the first gathering of pretty much any leaders – in almost two years.

And I know the world was looking to us to reject some of the selfishness and nationalist approaches that have marred the initial global response to...Read More »

PM meeting with Republic of Korea President Moon Jae-in: 13 June 2021

Press release

Prime Minister Boris Johnson met President Moon Jae-in of the Republic of Korea today at the G7 Summit in Cornwall.

The Prime Minister met President Moon Jae-in...Read More »

PM meeting with President Ramaphosa of South Africa: 13 June 2021

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson met President Ramaphosa of South Africa at the G7 summit in Cornwall.

The Prime Minister met South African President Cyril Ramaphosa at the...Read More »

5 months out of the EU single market – progress so far

I have had a couple of emails from Remain voters asking what benefits we have seen from our exit from the EU, as they are still unhappy about the decision taken in a referendum and reinforced by two General elections.  After five and a half  months it is still early...Read More »

£3.4 million to expand The Duke of Edinburgh's Award in schools

More pupils from the most deprived areas of England will be able to start The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award thanks to a funding boost of £3.4 million from Government, helping more young people to access volunteering and extra-curricular learning.

In the week that would have marked the late Duke of Edinburgh’s...Read More »

G7 leaders commit to protect planet and turbocharge global green growth

  • G7 leaders to kick off new partnership on infrastructure investment today to propel global green economic growth, as they commit to increase international climate finance
  • UK launches £500m Blue Planet Fund to protect the ocean and marine biodiversity
  • Comes as the G7 is expected to endorse an ambitious Nature Compact to...Read More »

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