African Leaders Push for More Seats at the G-20 Table

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Senegalese President Macky Sall, currently serving as the AU’s rotating chairperson, arrives at the G-20 Summit, Bali, Indonesia, Nov. 15, 2022 (pool photo by Mast Irham via AP).

Senegalese President Macky Sall, who also serves as the African Union’s rotating chairperson, announced on Twitter that the AU has applied to join the G-20. Many other African leaders pushed for more representation at the forum, but it’s unclear that an AU seat at G-20 table would offer the benefits they seek.

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