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Meeting between g7+ Ministers and the World Bank Senior Management Team

The g7+ group met with Dr. Jim Yong Kim, the World Bank Group (WBG) President, and his senior management on Saturday 16 April 2016 during the WB/IMF Spring Meetings 2016. The meeting, which takes place twice a year (at the Spring and Annual Meetings) between the g7+ group and the WBG senior management, provides a regular opportunity for both sides to discuss how better to address the challenges of fragility.

Ghani Launches g7+ Summit In Kabul

President Ashraf Ghani officially opened the 4th g7+ Ministerial meeting in Kabul on Wednesday and said Afghanistan has made enormous strides over the past 15 years with the help of the international community.

But he said stability in the country was the responsibility of government and that all Afghan leaders need to focus on reforms.

On the issue of corruption, Ghani said although government has condemned the scourge it has not taken enough practical steps to stamp it out.

Statement Of Solidarity; Our Condolences To The Government And People Of Afghanistan

Dili, Timor-­‐Leste -­‐ The membership of g7+ grieves with the Government and the people of Afghanistan for the devastating earthquake that hit the country on Monday 26th October 2015.
We share their pain and saddened by the loss of lives and the devastation caused by the earthquake that shook near Epicenter, Hindu Kush, Afghanistan.

The g7+ met World Bank/IMF Meeting in Lima, 2015

g7+ Ministers met in group with the World Bank president, Dr.Jim Yong Kim and his vice presidents during the world Bank/IMF annual meeting in Lima, Peru on 11 September 2015. During the meeting, the chair of the g7+, H.E. Kaifala Marah thanked Dr. Kim for his continued support for the countries affected by conflict and fragility. Underlining the concentration of the extreme poverty in Fragile and conflict countries which can risk the achievement of shared prosperity, he emphasized on conceptualized and country sensitive support for these countries.

End of the peacekeeping mission of the United Nations peace in Sierra Leone

The g7 + congratulated Sierra Leone for official end-keeping mission of the United Nations peace announced by the President of Sierra Leone, HE Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma, and the Secretary General of the UN Ban Ki-moon in a Freetown event March 5. This transition is an important step in the progress of Sierra Leone fragility to resilience. The United Nations Integrated Office for Peacebuilding in Sierra Leone (UNIPSIL in English) was established fifteen years ago. The UN will continue to support Sierra Leone but by targeting the long-term development.

London Conference On Somalia Pledges Support In Accordance With The New Deal

On the 23rd February 2012, the London Conference on Somalia took place with fifty-five delegations from Somalia and the international community attending.

The Conference focussed on the underlying causes of instability, as well as the symptoms (famine, refugees, piracy, and terrorism).

The communique produced at the end of the conference can be accessed here. Paragraph 21 of the communique states:


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