(April 16-18, 2023)

April 27, 2023
(Photo) Session 1 of G7 Foreign Ministers' Meeting
G7 Foreign Ministers in Karuizawa


Basic Information

1. What is the G7 Foreign Ministers' Meeting?

The G7 Foreign Ministers' Meeting is one of the ministerial meetings held in conjunction with the G7 Summit, and its significance is that it forms the basis for discussions at the Summit. The Foreign Ministers of the G7 countries , along with the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security attend the meeting to exchange frank views on latest international affairs.

With a total of eleven meetings held in 2022, the G7 members exchanged in-depth views on the situation in Ukraine, China, the Indo-Pacific, and other issues.

2. Overview of the Previous Meetings

Year Presidency Place
2022 Germany Munster, Weissenhaus
2021 United Kingdom Liverpool, London
2020 United States (Video conference)
2019 France Dinard
2018 Canada Toronto
2017 Italy Lucca
2016 Japan Hiroshima

3. Basic Information of G7 Foreign Ministers' Meeting in Karuizawa, Nagano

(1) Date

From Sunday, April 16 to Tuesday, April 18, 2023

(2) Venue

Karuizawa town, Nagano prefecture

  • Meeting venue: The Prince Karuizawa
  • International Media Center: Karuizawa Kazakoshi Park Multi-Purpose Gymnasium

(3) Participating countries

Japan (G7 Presidency), France, United States, United Kingdom, Germany,Italy, Canada and European Union

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