G7 summit - "Building Back Better"
On June 11-13, the 2021 G7 summit took place, with the overarching theme of “Building Back Better” from the pandemic. The G7 leaders discussed a wide range of pressing topics, including COVID-19, pandemic preparedness and economic recovery, evolving future frontiers in the global economy and society, fighting climate change, and protecting the environment.
Regarding the topic of future frontiers, there will be a focus on championing data free-flow with trust. In other words, better leveraging the potential of valuable data-driven technologies while continuing to address data protection challenges. To do so, the G7 leaders endorsed a Roadmap for Cooperation on Data Free Flow with Trust.
You can read more on the conclusions of the 2021 G7 summit in the leaders’ communiqué.