Each year, the InterAction Council holds one or more High-Level Expert Group (HLEG) meetings in advance of its Annual Plenary Meeting. These smaller preparatory meetings focus on a specific theme related to one of the Council's priority areas, with a panel of experts drawn from around the world.

The outcome of these meetings is a Chairman's Report, which is then tabled at the Annual Plenary Meeting of the membership.The recommendations that are subsequently adopted by the Council form the foundation of the Final Communiqué, which is distributed internationally to current leaders and senior policy-makers.

This section contains information about all meetings of the InterAction Council, with links to related documents.

Meetings

Annual Plenary Meetings

The InterAction Council membership meets annually in different cities around the world. These informal roundtable discussions between former world leaders and leading experts provide an opportunity for members to deliberate

High-Level Expert Group meetings

These preparatory meetings focus on a specific theme related to one of the Council's priority areas, with a panel of experts drawn from around the world. The resulting Chairman's Report

Priority Areas

The Council aims at fostering international co-operation and action in three priority areas:

  • Peace and security
  • World economic revitalization
  • Universal ethical standards

The Council selects specific issues and develops proposals for action from these areas and communicates these proposals directly to government leaders, other national decision-makers, heads of international organizations and influential individuals around the world.

Economic revitalization

The Council has produced a collection of reports and declarations on economic issues. Recent publications focus on the future of work and the impacts of Artificial Intelligence.

Peace & security

Since its founding, the Council has deliberated on many issues related to peace & security. Current areas of interest for the Council include water security and global health.

Universal ethical standards

The InterAction Council has a long history of bringing together political and religious leaders. These interfaith dialogues resulted in the Council's most recognized work, the proposed "A Universal Declaration of