Guide to everything you need to know


A aerial view of The nearby town of St Ives close to The Carbis Bay Estate hotel and beach, which is set to be the main venue for the upcoming G7 summit, is seen from a drone on June 2, 2021 in St Ives, Cornwall.

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LONDON — The leaders of the Group of Seven (G-7) economies are about hold a three-day summit in the U.K. with climate change, the economy, the coronavirus pandemic and geopolitics all set to be major talking points.

CNBC has a quick guide to everything you need to know about the summit:

What’s going on?

From June 11-13 (Friday to Sunday) the leaders of seven of the world’s most advanced economies will meet in Cornwall, in the southwest of England.

The leaders will discuss shared challenges, from the pandemic and vaccines to climate change and “ensuring that people everywhere can benefit from open trade, technological change and scientific discovery,” according to the U.K. government.

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