Time of Event

12:00-14:00 Berlin time / 20:00-22:00 Japan time


This webinar marked the handover of the Group of 7’s (G7) official think tank engagement group, the Think 7 (T7), from Germany to Japan. It explored the outcomes of the formal launch of T7 under Germany’s 2022 G7 presidency, led by the Global Solutions Initiative (GSI) and German Institute of Development and Sustainability (IDOS), and the outlook for T7 Japan, being chaired by the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI) as part of Japan’s 2023 G7 presidency.

  • Discuss T7’s role and development
  • Explain how participation from institutions based outside the G7, attention to developing country issues, and coordination with Think20 (T20) can strengthen the T7 process and its impacts
  • Outline the T7 Japan agenda and priorities
Target Participants

Policy makers, experts from think tanks, universities, and international organizations, media, and other interested members of the public

  • Greater understanding of T7 and its future direction
  • Enhanced support for T7 development
  • Improved T7-T20 collaboration
  • Identification of experts interested in participating in the T7 process
  • Global Solutions Initiative, Germany
  • German Institute of Development and Sustainability

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