G20 Civil Summit 2013
Civil Summit of the Group of Twenty – Civil20 Summit – will be held on June 13-14, 2013 in President Hotel in Moscow. The event will be attended by over 350 people – representatives of civil society, international organizations, businesses and mass media, as well as officials.
Civil society at the summit will be represented by the delegates of the G20, representatives of non-profit organizations and academia – the participants of the working groups to develop Civil20 recommendations, the Global NGOs working group and civil society groups.
Civil 20 Summit is a concluding event of the civil track under Russia’s official G20 presidency. Its main objective is a productive dialogue between global civil society, politicians and decision-makers on the basis of the priorities stated in the official agenda of the Russian presidency. The Civil20 recommendations are expected to influence the G20 Summit agenda and political leaders' final communiqué. It should be noted that Russia was the first country-chair to hold the meeting of the Civil20 in such a format.