This year, the UK takes the reigns of the G8 Presidency and on Monday (June 17) the G8 Summit will take place at the Lough Erne Resort (@LoughErneResort) in Northern Ireland.
The leaders from each of the G8 countries will meet to discuss issues, with a key focus on three key topics - advancing #trade, ensuring #tax compliance, and promoting greater #transparency. You can follow these hashtags alongside #G8UK and #G8 to keep up to speed with the event.
The Summit also has it’s own account (@G8), providing real-time updates throughout the two-day event.
All of the G8 countries have a presence on Twitter. Here’s a short guide to who to follow to keep abreast of the action:
Steffen Seibert - @RegSprecher
Prime Minister’s Official Residence - @kantei
A Twitter List of all these accounts can be found here.
According to Twiplomacy (@Twiplomacy), two thirds of all world leaders are on Twitter. You can follow their curated list here.