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G7 Academies Meetings

Among the various international activities, the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei participates in the meetings held by the national academies of the G7 countries. Launched in 2005 by the Royal Society, in preparation for the Summit in the United Kingdom, the event is held annually, also with the participation of academies from emerging countries. The purpose of the meetings is to produce joint statements for recommendations on global issues to be presented to the leaders of the G7 countries before the Summit meetings.


G-SCIENCE ACADEMIES’ Joint statements 

Italy 2024


Press release

Japan 2023


  • Addressing systemic risks in a changing climate
  • Delivering better health and well-being of older people
  • Restoration and recovery of the ocean and its biodiversity

Germany 2022

Photo: David Ausserhofer for the Leopoldina

  • The Need for a One Health Approach to Zoonotic Diseases and Antimicrobial Resistance
  • Decarbonisation: The Case for Urgent International Action
  • Ocean and Cryosphere: The Need for Urgent International Action
  • Antiviral Drugs: Increasing Preparedness for the Next Pandemic

United Kingdom 2021 (S7)

  • A net zero climate-resilient future  
  • Reversing the biodiversity crisis  
  • Data for international health emergencies  

United Kingdom 2021 (SSH7)

  • Overview  
  • Community engagement  
  • Education, skills and employment  
  • Trust, transparency and data gathering  
  • Inequalities and cohesion  
  • Fiscal policy  

USA 2020

France 2019

  • Artificial intelligence and society  
  • Citizen science in the Internet era  
  • Science and trust  

Canada 2018

  • The Global Arctic: the Sustainability of Communities in the Context of Changing Ocean Systems  
  • Realizing our Digital Future and Shaping its Impact on Knowledge, Industry, and the Workforce  

Italy 2017

  • Cultural heritage: building resilience to natural disasters 
  • The challenge of neurodegenerative diseases in an aging population  
  • New economic growth: the role of science, technology, innovation and infrastructure  
    Una nuova crescita economica: il ruolo di scienza, tecnologia, innovazione e infrastrutture  

Approfondimento su G7 Academies Meeting 2017

Japan 2016

  • Strengthening Disaster Resilience is Essential to Sustainable Development  
  • Nurturing Future Scientists  
  • Understanding, Protecting, and Developing Global Brain Resources  

Germany 2015

  • Infectious Diseases and Antimicrobial Resistance: Threats and Necessary Actions  
  • Neglected Tropical Diseaases   
  • Future of the Ocean: Impact of human activities on marine systems   

Russia 2014

  • No statements produced

India 2013

  • Drug Resistance in Infectious Agents – A Global Threat to Humanity  
  • Driving Sustainable Development: the role of Science, Technology and Innovation  

USA  2012

  • Improving Knowledge of Emissions and Sinks of Greenhouse Gases  
  • Energy and Water Linkage: Challenge to a Sustainable Future  
  • Building Resilience to Disasters of Natural and Technological Origin  

France 2011

  • Joint G8+ science academies' statement on Water & Health  
  • Joint G8+ science academies' statement on Education for a Science-Based Global Development  

Canada 2010

  • Joint G8 science academies' statement on Innovation for Development  
  • Joint G8 science academies' statement on Health of Women and Children  

Italy 2009

  • G8+5 Academies' joint statement: Climate change and the transformation of energy technologies for a low carbon future  
  • NASAC statement  

Japan 2008

  • Joint Science Academies' Statement: Global Health  
  • Joint Science Academies' Statement: Climate Change Adaptation and the Transition to a Low Carbon Society  

Germany 2007

  • Joint science academies' statement on growth and responsibility: sustainability, energy efficiency and climate protection  
  • Joint science academies' statement on growth and responsibility: the promotion and protection of innovation  
  • NASAC G8 Statement  

Russia 2006

  • Joint Science Academies' Statement: Energy Sustainability and Security  
  • Joint Science Academies' Statement: Avian influenza and infectious diseases  

United Kingdom 2005

  • Joint science academies' statement: Global response to climate change  
  • Joint science academies' statement: Science and technology for African development