The 2017 summit in the northern German city will be the 12th such meeting for the Group of 20 (G20) member nations. It will be held from July 7-8.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel chose Hamburg due to the port city's symbolic openness to the world. Hamburg residents and officials are preparing for road closures, heightened security and the presence of demonstrators from the far left who are against the gathering's "neoliberal" orientation. This page automatically compiles DW's latest content.
The G20 summit in Hamburg was overshadowed by violence. Cars and property were set alight, shopfronts destroyed and goods looted. Much of the violence has been attributed to radical left-wing extremists who are thought to have travelled from across Europe to wreak havoc. So what lessons, if any, can be learned from the summit? We hear from political analyst Heinz Schulte.
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At least 32 journalists at the G20 summit in Hamburg had their accreditations taken off them by German police without explanation, sparking press freedom concerns. Some had worked in the Kurdish regions of Turkey.