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Interesting Things When Indonesia Hosted the G20

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Visa Bali Info – Indonesia Hosted the G20

In 2022 Indonesia is entrusted with hosting the G20 Summit.

Indonesia on November 15 and 16 was proud to be the host, precisely on the Island of the Gods, Bali.

A Little Discussion of the History of the G20

In 1999 the first G20 resulted from the G7 being considered a failure in overcoming global economic problems at that time.

Where the G7 at that time consisted of France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States.

Still in the same year, 1999, at that time, economic problems also had to involve middle-income countries and have influence in the economic field to be included in the negotiations.

The G20’s mission is to embrace developed and developing countries to overcome the crisis together. Where the crisis hit Asia, Russia, and Latin America.

At the start of the G20 it was just a meeting of Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors. However, since 2008, the G20 has presented Heads of State at Summits and in 2010 to form discussions in the development sector.

20 Member States

G20 member countries consist of ;

  1. South Africa
  2. United States of America
  3. Saudi Arabia
  4. Argentina
  5. Australia
  6. Brazil
  7. India
  8. Indonesian
  9. England
  10. Italy
  11. Japan
  12. Germany
  13. Canada
  14. Mexico
  15. Republic of Korea
  16. Russia
  17. France
  18. China
  19. Turkey
  20. European Union

Interesting Things When Indonesia Hosted the G20

Indonesia in 2022 is entrusted with hosting the G20, especially on the island of Bali. Did you know that there were interesting things when this event was held including;

  • Indonesia is the only ASEAN country that is a member of the G20

At yesterday’s conference, the Indonesian G20 Presidency emphasized Indonesia’s leadership in the economic field to international diplomacy. This is considering that Indonesia is the only ASEAN country that is a member of the G20.

  • It was the moment of the first face-to-face meeting between US President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping

G20The G20 Summit in 2022 has made new history where US President Joe Biden and Chinese Leader Xi Jinping shook hands at the G20 Summit, what’s more interesting is that the two world state officials took pictures together against the backdrop of the US and Chinese national flags.

  • Within a week there will be three Summits in Southeast Asia (Summits), namely the G20 Summit, the ASEAN Summit, and the APEC Summit.
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Simultaneously, the High Level Conference was held in Southeast Asia, G20, ASEAN and APEC countries.

  • For the first time, the G20 Summit invited non-member and developing countries

At the G20 event in Bali this time, it will be the first time that the G20 Summit has invited non-member countries, such as Suriname, Spain and Singapore.

  • President Vladimir Putin and President Volodymyr Zelenskyy absent

Originally the Summit was held to discuss one of them, so that the battle between Russia and Ukraine would end in a peaceful way, but the two Presidents were not present at the G20 event in Bali.

  • There were 2 female leaders present

At this Summit, there were only 2 women’s world leaders present, namely Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni and European Union Commission President Ursula von der Leyen.

  • On the Gala Dinner Night, All World Leaders Dress in Endek Cloth

G20World leaders from various countries compactly wore Endek cloth at the G20 Summit gala dinner. Endek cloth is one of the typical Indonesian cloth originating from Bali.

  • President JOKOWI Calls for an Immediate End to the War

G20At the G20 Summit, the President of Indonesia called for an immediate end to the war that we all know between Russia and Ukraine.


In brief, the interesting things that happened at the G20 Summit in Bali have ended, then Indonesia through this Conference has also given India the baton for holding the next G20 Summit.


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