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Official G7 Germany: the Schloss Elmau Summit eBook launch

June 1, 2015

Toron­to, ON — G7 Ger­many: The Schloss Elmau Sum­mit, an offi­cial eBook autho­rised by the fed­er­al gov­ern­ment of Ger­many for the G7 Sum­mit,  pro­duced by the G7 Research Group at the Munk School of Glob­al Affairs and Trin­i­ty Col­lege, Uni­ver­si­ty of Toron­to and edit­ed by John Kir­ton and Made­line Koch, ­ launched on 26 May. With exclu­sive and insight­ful per­spec­tives from gov­ern­ment lead­ers and influ­en­tial fig­ures, the book and accom­pa­ny­ing web­site ( pro­vide the defin­i­tive source of knowl­edge on all the mat­ters sur­round­ing this year¹s agen­da.

This edi­tion includes fore­words from:

  • Ger­man chan­cel­lor Angela Merkel; and
  • Pres­i­dent of the Euro­pean Com­mis­sion, Jean Claude Junck­er.

Edi­to­r­i­al con­trib­u­tors come from a wide range of high-cal­i­bre organ­i­sa­tions, includ­ing:

  • Don­ald Kaberu­ka, Pres­i­dent of the African Devel­op­ment Bank;
  • Ban Ki-moon, Sec­re­tary Gen­er­al of the Unit­ed Nations;
  • Win­nie Byany­i­ma, Inter­na­tion­al Exec­u­tive Direc­tor of Oxfam;
  • Angel Gur­ría, Sec­re­tary Gen­er­al of the OECD; and
  • Ertharin Cousin, Exec­u­tive Direc­tor of the World Food Pro­gramme.

G7 Ger­many: The Schloss Elmau Sum­mit ­ pro­duced by News­desk Media ­ pro­vides in-depth explo­rations of cur­rent views on every aspect of the sum­mit, includ­ing: the post-2015 sus­tain­able devel­op­ment tar­gets; the con­tin­u­ing role of the G7 for sus­tain­ing growth in the world¹s econ­o­my; the ongo­ing chal­lenges around ener­gy and com­modi­ties; glob­al health gov­er­nance; growth and jobs; trade and invest­ment; food secu­ri­ty; cli­mate change and envi­ron­men­tal sus­tain­abil­i­ty; for­eign pol­i­cy, peace and secu­ri­ty; and inter­na­tion­al tax­a­tion stan­dards.

G7 Ger­many: The Schloss Elmau Sum­mit is now avail­able to view online at the G7 Infor­ma­tion Cen­tre and

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For infor­ma­tion about the G7 Research Group, con­tact: Made­line Koch, Man­ag­ing Direc­tor, G7 Research Group Tel: +1–416-588‑3833 or +44–77-0007–5833 SMS: +1–416-418‑9532 or +44–77-0007–5833

For more infor­ma­tion about G7 Ger­many: The Schloss Elmau Sum­mit, con­tact: Bar­ry Davies, Edi­tor in Chief, News­desk Media Tel: 02076501600