The G8 summit will take place from 18 to 19 May in Camp David (U.S.). The European Union will be represented by the President of the European Commission, José Manuel Barroso, and the President of the European Council, Herman Van Rompuy.
The G8 summit continues to play an important role in shaping global responses to global challenges. This year, G8 Leaders will address the following main topics:
·regional and political developments and security issues
·the global economy
·energy and climate issues