G8 Religious Leaders Summits

Since 2005, world religious leaders have met on the occasion of G8 summits to discuss global policy challenges and present recommendations on topics including economic and social development, nuclear disarmament, violent conflict, human rights, and climate change. As a meeting of the most powerful heads of government in the world, participating religious leaders view the G8 as a prime opportunity to expose influential geopolitical figures to ethical thought on the international stage. This site provides an overview of the annual meetings of religious leaders and the statements they have issued.