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G20 Communiqué Reaction: Litmus Test is in Implementation

November 16, 2014
“If fully implemented” – these are key words in the G20 leaders’ final statement on plans for economic growth. CIGI’s Tom Bernes explains.

Press Conference: How to Judge the G20

November 16, 2014
How should we assess results of the 2014 G20 Leaders Summit? Follow these tips from global policy experts at a press briefing in Brisbane.

Brisbane G20 Media Zone

November 15, 2014
Enjoy a tour of the G20 media zone - the airplane-hangar-size facility where 2,000 reporters and broadcast technicians are busy covering the 2014 Brisbane G20 Leaders Summit.

G20 - The Top Table

November 15, 2014
What role can Canada or Australia play at the G20, the global “top table”? CIGI’s Thomas Bernes says middle powers make a big difference.

Russia's Defeatist Strategy

November 14, 2014
How could Vladimir Putin's anti-West strategy be his downfall? At the 2014 Brisbane G20 summit, CIGI’s Bessma Momani explains.

Summit Preview: Bottom line for G20

November 14, 2014
The Brisbane 2014 summit is a critical litmus test for the G20’s credibility. CIGI’s Thomas Bernes explains why.

Summit Preview: G20 Opportunities and Challenges

November 14, 2014
How will the G20 leaders’ summit in Brisbane boost the global economy by 2%? CIGI’s Bessma Momani explains the leaders’ special recipe.

Pre-G20 Economic Growth Panel

November 13, 2014
Bessma Momani, Thomas A. Bernes, Rob Bianchi, Sam Walsh, and Robert Milner
On the eve of the G20 Leaders Summit 2014 in Brisbane, Australia, two CIGI experts addressed a pre-summit conference hosted by Griffith University and the Munk School of Global Affairs, cosponsored by CIGI's Global Economy program.

China and the G20 | 中国与二十国集团 (G20)

November 13, 2014
Drawing from his recent paper "China in the G20 Summitry: Review and Decision-making Process" CIGI Visiting Scholar Xingqiang “Alex” He comments on China's participation in and policy making decisions surrounding the G20.

Progress in International Economic Governance | Inside the Issues 5.6

November 11, 2014
n this week's podcast, CIGI Research Fellow David Kempthorne visits the studio to discuss the survey's findings, touching on four key dimensions: macroeconomic and financial cooperation, cooperation on financial regulation, cooperation on trade, and cooperation on climate change.

Intervention | Inside the Issues 5.5

October 30, 2014
Stephen M. Saideman and David A. Welch
What went wrong in Canada's intervention in Afghanistan? What went right? This week, Stephen M. Saideman from the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs joins host David Welch for a discussion on the theme of the upcoming edition of Canada Among Nations — intervention. In addition to exploring Canada's role in Afghanistan, the conversation touches on the ISIS mission, situations in Syria and Turkey, and how military operations are treated in democratic legislatures.

The Harper Government's Foreign Policy | Inside the Issues 5.4

October 22, 2014
John Ibbitson and Andrew Thompson
This week, CIGI Senior Fellow John Ibbitson joins host Andrew Thompson for a discussion on the Harper Government's foreign policy. The conversation begins on a heavy note, considering the foreign policy context in which today's (October 22, 2014) fatal shootings at the National War Memorial and Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Canada can be viewed.