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2008 Hokkaido Toyako Summit
2008 Hokkaido Toyako Summit
Highlights of the Hokkaido Toyako Summit outcomes include:
G8 Leaders made substantive progress on several critical economic, political and environmental issues facing the world, including what Prime Minister Harper termed a "breakthrough" agreement on the urgent challenge of global warming.
There was a new consensus on climate change, now all G8 countries, including the United States and Russia, have agreed on the goal of a 50 percent reduction in global greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. Moreover, G8 leaders have also accepted Canada's longstanding argument that the post-2012 global climate change framework must include all major emitters.
G8 leaders also participated in the Major Economies Meeting which allowed for a constructive discussion between major developed and developing economies that will help lay the groundwork for a post-2012 global framework on climate change.
Leaders also addressed other important global issues, including aid for Africa, energy security and food aid as well as Afghanistan and Zimbabwe.
July 9, 2008 - Chair's Summary HTML | PDF* (26 KB)
July 9, 2008 - Interim Report of the Heiligendamm Process at the G8 Summit in Hokkaido Toyako HTML | PDF* (61 KB)
July 9, 2008 - Declaration of Leaders Meeting of Major Economies on Energy Security and Climate Change HTML | PDF* (67 KB)
July 8, 2008 - G8 Leaders Declaration HTML | PDF* (135 KB)
July 8, 2008 - World Economy section HTML | PDF* (21 KB)
July 8, 2008 - Environment and Climate Change section HTML | PDF* (24 KB)
July 8, 2008 - Development and Africa section HTML | PDF* (28 KB)
July 8, 2008 - International Institutions HTML | PDF* (7 KB)
July 8, 2008 - Political Issues HTML | PDF* (17 KB)
July 8, 2008- G8 Leaders Statement on Global Food Security HTML | PDF* (15 KB)
July 8, 2008 - G8 Leaders' Statement on Counter-Terrorism HTML | PDF* (12 KB)
July 8, 2008 - G8 Leaders' Statement on Zimbabwe HTML | PDF* (9 KB)
July 8, 2008 - National Reports on Global Energy Security Principles and St. Petersburg Plan of Action | PDF* (1525 KB)
July 8, 2008 - Report of Discussions: G8 Intellectual Property Experts' Group Meeting| PDF* (131 KB)
July 8, 2008 - Accountability Report: Implementation Review of G8 on Anti-Corruption Commitments HTML | PDF* (391 KB)
July 8, 2008 - Chair's Report to the G8 Hokkaido Toyako Summit: Gleneagles-Dialogue on Climate Change, Clean Energy and Sustainable Development | PDF* (127 KB)
July 8, 2008- IEA Work for the G8: 2008 Messages Report to G8 Summit | PDF* (1135 KB)
July 8, 2008 - Joint MDB Report to the G8 on the Implementation of the Clean Energy Investment Framework and Their Climate Change Agenda Going Forward | PDF* (1840 KB)
July 8, 2008- The G8 Forest Experts' Report on Illegal Logging HTML | PDF* (63 KB)
July 8, 2008 - International Initiative on 3S-Based Nuclear Energy Infrastracture (*G8 members that participate in this initiative will carry out their activities on the basis of this document) HTML | PDF* (52 KB)
July 8, 2008 - Toyako Framework for Action on Global Health -Report of the G8 Health Experts Group HTML | PDF* (72 KB)(Annex) PDF* (157 KB)
July 8, 2008 - Progress Report by the G8 African Personal Representatives(APRs) on implementation of the Africa Action Plan HTML | PDF* (133 KB)
July 8, 2008 - Report to G8 Summit Leaders from the G8 Experts on International Terrorism and Transnational Organized Crime HTML | PDF* (47 KB)
July 8, 2008 - Report on the G8 Global Partnership HTML | PDF* (56 KB)(Annex) PDF* (338 KB)
July 8, 2008 - Report of the Nuclear Safety and Security Group HTML | PDF* (59 KB)