Think7 Germany 2022

In the Think7 process, think tanks from the G7 countries are working on policy proposals to address major global issues. The unique platform enables its members to propose new ways of international cooperation. It works in particular on interconnections between business, society, and the environment. 

In 2022, Think7 is jointly led by the Global Solutions Initiative (GSI) and the German Development Institute/Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE). The Federal Chancellery has commissioned the two non-profit organizations to carry it out. Anna-Katharina Hornidge, Director at DIE, and Dennis Snower, President of GSI will serve as co-chairs of the Think7 group. Working groups have been formed on “Climate Change”, “Global Health Protection”, “Social Cohesion”, “Economic Recovery” and “International Cooperation.”

Over the course of the approximately four-month process, the researchers are meeting several times to work on their policy recommendations and discuss them with business, civil society, and the German government which chairs the G7 in 2022.

The finalized recommendations will be handed over to the German G7 presidency. They are to be included in the final communiqué that the G7 heads of state and government are expected to adopt at Schloss Elmau from June 26th to 28th.

The Think7 group works alongside other G7 engagement groups such as Women7, Business7 or Labour7 to support and feed into the G7 process.

More details are available on

Think7 Task Forces

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