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G20 Summit Brisbane 2014: Was it all worth it?

Monday, November 17, 2014
news.com.au
CIGI Senior Fellow Bessma Momani comments on the G20 at a press conference on the sidelines of the G20 Leaders Summit, as covered by news.com.au.

Abbott hits his mark with G20

Sunday, November 16, 2014
Australian Associated Press
CIGI Senior Fellow Bessma Momani comments on the G20 from the sidelines of the G20 Leaders Summit, in Brisbane, Australia, as covered by the Australian Associated Press.

G-20 leaders agree on $2 trillion boost to growth

Sunday, November 16, 2014
Kristen Gelineau
Associated Press (Khaleej Times, New Straits Times)
CIGI Distinguished Fellow Thomas A. Bernes discusses the G20 Leaders Summit, at a press conference in Brisbane, Australia, as covered by the Associated Press.

New G20 growth policies unlikely

Sunday, November 16, 2014
Australian Associated Press (The Age, The Southland Times, Special Broadcasting Service Corporation)
CIGI Senior Fellow Bessma Momani discusses the "recycling of old ideas and initiatives" at a press conference on the sidelines of G20 Leaders Summit in Brisbane, Australia, as covered by the Australian Associated Press.

AIIB demonstrates China's bid for global infrastructure investment: expert

Sunday, November 16, 2014
Xinhua
CIGI Senior Fellow Bessma Momani comments on infrastructure investment, from a press conference on the sidelines of the G20 Leaders' Summit, in Brisbane.

G20 tax avoidance pledge 'still leaves poor countries vulnerable'

Sunday, November 16, 2014
Joshua Robertson
The Guardian
CIGI Senior Fellow Bessma Momani comments on the likelihood of an equitable tax system coming to fruition, in this article from The Guardian.

Interview: China-Canada deal means key move of RMB internationalization: expert

Saturday, November 15, 2014
Zeng Dejin
Xinhua News Agency, Global Post
(Xinhua) -- The China-Canada agreement on establishing North America's first offshore Renminbi (RMB) center in Canada accelerates the process of the Chinese currency's internationalization, said a Canadian expert.

'Get out of Ukraine,' Harper tells Putin at G20 retreat

Saturday, November 15, 2014
'Get out of Ukraine and ' Harper tells Putin at G20 retreat
Toronto Star
The fact that geopolitical tensions are overshadowing “technical” economic discussions shows “the G20 honeymoon is over,” one commentator said. BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA—Prime Minister Stephen Harper wasted little time with diplomatic niceties when he met Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G20 leaders’ private retreat Saturday.

Harper tells Putin to 'get out of Ukraine' in G20 encounter

Friday, November 14, 2014
Steven Chase
The Globe and Mail
BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA Stephen Harper told Russian President Vladimir Putin flatly that he needs "to get out of Ukraine," when the two met at a Group of 20 summit of major economies in Brisbane.

Ahead of G20, Russian warships make show of force near Australia

Thursday, November 13, 2014
The Globe and Mail
AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND A convoy of Russian warships is making a show of force in the waters northeast of Australia just as Group of 20 leaders gather in Brisbane, an ostentatious show of naval muscle that comes as President Vladimir Putin stands accused of invading Ukraine once again.

At G-20 summit, U.S. likely to press others to help lift global economy

Thursday, November 13, 2014
Don Lee
Los Angeles Times
CIGI's Director of the Global Economy program comments on the G20 and US delay in implementing IMF reforms.

Financial risks cloud G20 meeting

Thursday, November 13, 2014
John Kehoe
The Australian Financial Review
CIGI's Director of Global Economy program Domenico Lombardi comments on the G20 in Brisbane.