Jakarta, January 10, 2022 – Indonesia’s G20 presidency will reaffirm Indonesia’s leadership in the world’s eyes. Actualizing this, Indonesia endeavors to fight for the interests of developing countries for them to achieve positive impact from the meetings to be held this year. Considering this association of influential countries has a significant impact on the global economy and other sectors.

This endeavor has crucial meaning considering that Indonesia is currently a developing country that requires a set of policies which make positive impact on people’s lives in various sectors. Therefore, it is expected that the agreement achieved through the G20 meetings will create great opportunities for this nation’s sectors to develop. “We will use this to fight for the interests of Indonesia as well as the interests of developing countries,” said President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo virtually on the Presidential Secretariat’s Youtube channel today (Jan 10).

This endeavor, President Jokowi continued, must be echoed in the annual international event. The reason is because cooperation between countries is required in facing various challenges that arise over time. This will help us solve every challenge arises in a relatively shorter time.

In the future, there are challenges to be effectively tackled together, including building global health governance and a more just world economic governance. Such cooperation will strengthen all countries in facing various challenges that arise along with the development of the era.

“Indonesia will continue to strive to build health governance and world economic governance, which is more just, more robust in the face of the increasing uncertainty and complexity of global problems,” he said.

As we all know, the members of the G20 consist of South Africa, the United States, Saudi Arabia, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, India, Indonesia, the United Kingdom, Italy, Japan, Germany, Canada, Mexico, Republic of Korea, Russia, France, China, Turkey, and the European Union.

On October 31, 2021, President Jokowi officially received the baton for the G20 Presidency from Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi. Next, Indonesia will hold the G20 Chairmanship or Presidency starting from December 1, 2021 until early November 2022. During the chairmanship, Indonesia will hold the G20 Summit and a number of other related international meetings.

Carrying the theme “Recover Together, Recover Stronger”, the G20 Indonesia Presidency encourages joint efforts to recover together and grow stronger and more sustainable.***

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