G7 Summit

German G7 Presidency

G7 Summit Declaration and other documents

A number of documents and declarations were drawn up and adopted during the German G7 Presidency. Below is a list of the most important of these documents.

Family photo with G7 heads of state and government The G7 summit kicked off with the traditional family photo Source: Bundesregierung/Gottschalk

Summit Declaration of the Heads of State and Government

G7 Summit 2015 in Schloss Elmau

  • Summit Declaration / Abschlusserklärung (English / German)
  • Annex to the Summit Declaration / Annex zur Abschlusserklärung (English / German)

Other G7 documents

  • G7 Elmau Progress Report 2015 / G7 Elmau Fortschrittsbericht 2015 (English / German)
  • Connex: Code of Conduct for complex contract negotiations (English)
  • Report of the G7 Nuclear Safety and Security Group (NSSG) (English)
  • Compact on Economic Governance of the Deauville Partnership (English)
  • Background Report on Long-term Climate Finance (English)

German G7 Presidency ministerial declarations

G7 meeting of foreign ministers in Lübeck on 14/15 April 2015

  • Communiqué (English)
  • Declaration on Maritime Security (English)
  • "Beyond Ebola: a G7 agenda to help prevent future crises and enhance security in Africa" (English)

G7 meeting of energy ministers in Hamburg on 11/12 May 2015

Other background documents

  • OECD Guidelines on Multinational Enterprises / OECD-Leitsätze für multinationale Unternehmen (English / German)
  • UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (English)
  • ILO Tripartite Declaration of Principles concerning Multinational Enterprises and Social Policy (English)
  • WHO Global Action Plan on antimicrobial resistance (English)
  • WHO International Health Regulations (English)
  • UN Women's Empowerment Principles (English)
  • G8 Kobe 3R Aktion Plan 2008 (English)
  • Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security (VGGT) (English)
  • Malabo Declaration on Accelerated Agricultural Growth and Transformation for Shared Prosperity and Improved Livelihoods (English)
  • Synthesis Report on socio-economic costs of marine litter (English)
  • "Support for carbon pricing" (English)
  • Baseline Study on Climate Risk Insurances (English)
  • Pathways for linking carbon pricing instruments (English)
  • Developing criteria to align investments with 2°C compatible pathways (English)
  • "Rome G7 Energy Initiative – Implementation Report" (English)