MEDIA BRIEFING: ‘The G20 Final Declaration – What to Look For’

Media advisory

June 19, 2012

9:30 a.m. Press Briefing – Tuesday, June 19 – Room MM2

Los Cabos, Mexico – June 19, 2012 – How can the G20 leaders move beyond past failures to meet their commitments, using their Final Declaration today to demonstrate collective action on the global economy?  What can the world realistically expect from the Los Cabos summit?

For answers to these questions, attend a 9:30 a.m. (MT) press briefing on Tuesday, June 19, at the G20 International Media Centre, in Room MM2 near Reception at the Grand Faro hotel in San Jose del Cabo.  Three G20 experts will be available from The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI):

  • James Haley, CIGI Director of the Global Economy Program (bio here) – “the need for collective action on the global economy.”
  • Colin Bradford, CIGI Senior Fellow (bio here) – “green growth and financial regulation.”
  • Andrew F. Cooper, CIGI Distinguished Fellow (bio here) – “extreme modesty is not enough.”

Also Available Today: Perspectives on the G20: The Los Cabos Summit and Beyond – Look for copies at the G20 media centre of this new special report from CIGI. It features insights from 12 CIGI experts on the priorities of the Mexican Presidency of the G20, as well as on the G20’s process, past failures and future opportunities. Or download a free copy at

Follow our G20 blogs: CIGI Director of the Global Economy James Haley and others are blogging daily at the Los Cabos summit.  Follow them at www.CIGIonline/blogs

CIGI experts available for comment – Besides those at the press briefing, CIGI has other experts available for comment on the G20 and global economy. Media contacts to arrange interviews:

  • In Canada or other countries: Declan Kelly, CIGI Communications Specialist,

+1-519.885.2444, ext. 7356 [email protected]

  • At Los Cabos:  Fred Kuntz, CIGI Vice President of Public Affairs,

+1-519-497-5262  [email protected]

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