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Delegations and Dates

Leaders and Sherpas
(St. Petersburg, July 15-17, 2006)

France:
Jacques Chirac, President of the Republic
Maurice Gourdault-Montagne, Personal Representative
Michel Camdessus, Africa Personal Representative

United States:
George W. Bush, President
Faryar Shirzad, Personal Representative
Jendayi Frazer, Africa Personal Representative

United Kingdom:
Tony Blair, Prime Minister
Michael Jay, Personal Representative
Hilary Benn, Africa Personal Representative

Russian Federation:
Vladimir Putin, President (host)
Igor Shuvalov, Personal Representative
Alexey Vasiliev, Africa Personal Representative

Germany:
Angela Merkel, Chancellor
Bernd Pfaffenbach, Personal Representative
Uschi Eid, Africa Personal Representative

Japan:
Junichiro Koizumi, Prime Minister
Mitoji Yabunaka, Personal Representative
Masaharu Kohno, Africa Personal Representative

Italy:
Romano Prodi, Prime Minister
Cesare Ragaglini, Personal Representative
Alberto Michelini, Africa Personal Representative

Canada:
Stephen Harper, Prime Minister
Peter Harder, Personal Representative
Robert Fowler, Africa Personal Representative

European Union:
Matti Vanhanen, Prime Minister of Finland and President of the European Union (as of July 1, 2006)
José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission
João Vale de Almeida, Personal Representative

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Other Participants
(Scheduled to attend St. Petersburg, July 15-17, 2006)

Non-G8 Leaders
Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, Brazil
Vicente Fox, Mexico
Hu Jintau, China
Thabo Mbeki, South Africa
Nursultan Nazarbaev, Commonwealth of Independent States (President of Kazakhstan)
Denis Sassou-Nguesso, African Union (President of Congo)
Manmohan Singh, India

International Organization Heads
Kofi Annan, United Nations
Mohamed ElBaradei, International Atomic Energy Agency
Claude Mandil, International Energy Agency
Pascal Lamy, World Trade Organization
Koichiro Matsuura, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
Anders Nordstrm, World Health Organization
Paul Wolfovitz, World Bank
Pascal Lamy, World Trade Organization

Spouses
(Scheduled to attend St. Petersburg, July 15-17, 2006)

Lyudmilla Putina, spouse of Vladimir Putin, Russia
Bernadette Chirac, spouse of Jacques Chirac, France
Laura Bush, spouse of George Bush, United States
Cherie Blair, spouse of Tony Blair, United Kingdom
Laureen Harper, spouse of Stephen Harper, Canada
Sylvia Franzoni, spouse of Romano Prodi, Italy
Maria Margarida Sousa uva Barroso, Spouse of José Manuel Barroso, European Commission


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Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors

France:
Thierry Breton, Minister of Economy, Finance and Industry
Christian Noyer, Governor, Banque de France

United States:
John Snow, Secretary of the Treasury
Ben Bernanke, Chairman of the Federal Reserve

United Kingdom:
Gordon Brown, Chancellor of the Exchequer
Mervyn King, Governor, Bank of England

Germany:
Peer Steinbrück, Minister of Finance
Axel Weber, Governor, Deutsche Budesbank

Japan:
Sadakazu Tanigaki, Minister of Finance
Toshihiku Fukui, Governor, Bank of Japan

Italy:
Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa, Minister of the Economy and Finance
Antonio Fazio, Governor, Banca d'Italia

Canada:
Jim Flaherty, Minister of Finance
David Dodge, Governor, Bank of Canada

Russian Federation:
Alexei Kudrin, Minister of Finance
Sergei Ignatyev, Chair, Central Bank

European Union:
Joaquin Almunia, European Commissioner for Monetary Affairs
Jean-Claude Trichet, President, European Central Bank


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Foreign Ministers

France:
Philippe Douste-Blazy, Minister of Foreign Affairs

United States:
Condolizza Rice, Secretary of State

United Kingdom:
Margaret Beckett, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

Russian Federation:
Sergey Lavrov, Minister of Foreign Affairs

Germany:
Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Foreign Minister

Japan:
Taro Aso, Minister for Foreign Affairs

Italy:
Massimo d'Alema, Minister of Foreign Affairs

Canada:
Peter MacKay, Minister of Foreign Affairs

European Union:
Javier Solana, High Representative


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