Johnson: The G7 must learn from the pandemic’s mistakes in order to “rebuild better.”
Boris Johnson stated that the G7 must learn from the pandemic’s failures, predicting that the world’s major economies will “bounce back” from the Covid-19 crisis.
The group of major democracies, according to the Prime Minister, should avoid the mistakes that followed the 2008 financial crisis and guarantee that the recovery benefits all sectors of society.
The G7 nations will pledge a billion doses of Covid-19 vaccine to aid poorer countries in their fight against the pandemic, with Mr Johnson offering at least 100 million surplus doses from the UK over the next year.
As they arrived at the summit in Carbis Bay, Cornwall, the leaders were greeted by the Prime Minister and Carrie Johnson, who posed for a “family photograph” before their negotiations.
As a result of what Mr Johnson described as the “most awful pandemic,” this is the group’s first face-to-face meeting in in two years.
“We need to make sure that we learn the lessons from the pandemic, that we don’t repeat some of the errors that we have made in the last 18 months or so,” Prime Minister David Cameron said.
He predicted that the G7 economies, which include the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, Japan, France, Germany, and Italy, will “bounce back quite strongly” from the pandemic.
“However, it is critical that we do not repeat the mistake of the last major crisis, the Great Recession of 2008, when the recovery was uneven across society.”
Mr Johnson warned that the epidemic might leave a “lasting scar” because “inequalities may be entrenched.”
“As we recover, we must ensure that we level up across our society and rebuild better,” he continued.
The Prime Minister also proposed that the recuperation be “gender neutral” or “feminine” in nature.
Later, the leaders, including US Vice President Joe Biden, will attend a spectacular banquet hosted by the Queen at the Eden Project.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will also attend their first G7 events, marking another significant milestone in their lives. (This is a brief piece.)