G8 Foreign Ministers’ Meeting Statement

The G8 Foreign Ministers issued a joint statement following their meeting on 10 and 11 April 2013 in London.



G8 Foreign Ministers met in London on 10-11 April. The G8 represents a group of nations with a broad range of global interests and with a collective responsibility and opportunity to use its influence to address some of the most pressing issues in the world.

Foreign Ministers addressed a number of international issues, challenges and opportunities that impact on global peace, security and prosperity. Beyond exchanging views and coordinating actions on the pressing foreign policy issues of the day, they made a number of commitments as set out in this joint statement and in the separate Declaration on Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict.