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Debate on the Global Economy: The Road to G20

Friday, 9 October 2015
CIGI Distinguished Fellow Thomas Bernes reports from on the ground in Lima, Peru following the key event, "Debate on the Global Economy: The Road to G20." While the panel sought to build confidence, concerns surrounding economic growth, monetary policy tightening, and structural reforms were evident.

The G20 Preparatory Process Ten Options to Improve G20 Effectiveness

Friday, 2 October 2015
Since the early 1990s, the need for effective multicountry collaboration has soared, but at the same time multilateral talks have inevitably failed; deadlines have been missed; financial commitments and promises have not been honored; execution has stalled; and international collective action has fallen far short of what was offered and, more importantly, needed.

Climate Change and Rule of Law

Tuesday, 15 September 2015
In this lecture Senior Fellow Roger Cox, in his first North American appearance, and a panel of Canadian legal experts discuss the possible role of Canadian judges in ordering governments to lower carbon emission and live up to international law commitments.

Turkey, the G20 and the Global Economy

Monday, 14 September 2015
On September 14th, 2015 İbrahim Çanakcı, Executive Director, International Monetary Fund, addressed audience members at the CIGI Global Policy Forum in Ottawa, Ontario on the topic of Turkey, the G20 and the Global Economy.

The G20 finally confronts the reality that interest rates must rise

Tuesday, 8 September 2015
The Group of 20 has struggled in recent years to maintain its relevancy. It may have re-established its worth by laying a foundation for higher interest rates. G20 finance ministers and central bankers met in Ankara, Turkey on the weekend. T


Tuesday, 30 June 2015
CIGI Director of the Global Economy Program Domenico Lombardi comments on an Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, in this Mandarin article.

G7 Summit in Germany

Sunday, 7 June 2015
Brad Giffen
CIGI Senior Fellow James Boughton speaks to CTV's Brad Giffen on the shifting role of the G7.

Think 20 (T20) conveners urge G20 leaders to address financial stability and climate change

Tuesday, 5 May 2015
The T20 has concluded its meeting in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, with a bold statement outlining the T20’s intended role moving forward, and key recommendations for the G20 Turkish Presidency for 2015. The statement is available at:

Press Conference: Outcomes of the Think 20 (T20) Meeting Ottawa, Canada

Tuesday, 5 May 2015
Press Conference - May 5, 2015. The Think 20 (T20) concluded its meeting in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada held May 3-5 with a press conference outlining its intended role moving forward, and key recommendations for the G20 Turkish Presidency for 2015.

Think 20 (T20) conveners present Ottawa meeting outcomes for G20 consideration

Tuesday, 5 May 2015
Developed under the joint responsibility of the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) and The Economic Policy Research Foundation of Turkey (TEPAV) as convenors of the T20 Ottawa Conference held May 3-5, 2015, the following summary is offered on the outcomes of the meeting and recommendations for the G20 ahead of the G20 summit in Antalya, Turkey in November of this year.
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