The G-7 summit: Here’s a quick guide to everything you need to know

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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. It’s the first in-person G-7 summit in almost two years. Britain wants “leaders to seize the opportunity to build back better from coronavirus, uniting to make the future fairer, greener and more prosperous.” Who will be there? The big names at the summit are undoubtedly the more...