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Global Solutions Summit 2024 | Moving Beyond the Crisis: Mobilizing Change for Global Prosperity

Berlin, May 6, 2024

The eighth annual Global Solutions Summit kicks off today at 9:00 CEST. Organized by the Global Solutions Initiative (GSI), the theme this year is “Moving Beyond the Crisis: Mobilizing Change for Global Prosperity.”

The two-day event brings together over 200 speakers and 1,000 on-site participants from around the world and takes place at the ESMT Berlin. German Federal Chancellor Olaf Scholz will hold a keynote on May 7, 2024, at 11:00 CEST. Other highlights include a keynote by Bill Gates on inequality in health and a keynote by Vice-Chancellor & Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Climate Action Robert Habeck.

The Global Solutions Summit is the world’s premier forum for transforming research into policy for the G7, G20 and beyond. It advances global economic, environmental, and social prosperity by connecting thought leaders and decisionmakers, visionaries and pragmatists from policy, academia, civil society, and the private sector. All sessions in the track “Solution Forum” will be available via livestream here: https://www.global-solutions-initiative.org/.

Additional confirmed speakers include:

  • Amani Abou-Zeid, Commissioner for Infrastructure and Energy, African Union
  • Ingrid-Gabriela Hoven, Managing Director, German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ)
  • Anshula Kant, Managing Director & World Bank Group Chief Financial Officer
  • Michael Kremer, Nobel Laureate; Professor in Economics, University of Chicago & Director of the Development Innovation Lab
  • Christian Lindner, German Federal Minister of Finance
  • Johan Rockström, Director, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research
  • Svenja Schulze, German Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development
  • Izabella Teixeira, Trustee Emeritus, Brazilian Center of International Relations (CEBRI) & Co-Chair, UNEP International Resource Panel
  • Margrethe Vestager, Executive Vice-President for A Europe Fit for the Digital Age and Competition, European Commission

Information on program, speakers and more here: https://www.global-solutions-initiative.org/summit-2024/

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About the Global Solutions Initiative (GSI)
The Global Solutions Initiative (GSI) works towards a global economic system that benefits people and planet. Rooted in research, GSI brings together policy, academia, civil society, and the private sector to generate insights for better global governance. Founded in 2017, the Berlin-based independent, non-profit organization annually convenes the Global Solutions Summit, which serves as a steppingstone to the G20 and G7 Summits. GSI is led by Dennis J. Snower, Markus Engels, and Christian Kastrop.

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