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Implementing the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda: A G20 Development Consensus with Chinese Characteristics

Wednesday, 13 April 2016
This paper explains how an independent observer might reconcile the development models of two apparently incompatible cultures. On this basis, the paper concludes with suggestions of G20 initiatives that may help salvage the 2030 SDGs.

China should rely more on G20 relations, clean sources for energy security, CIGI expert recommends

Tuesday, 29 March 2016
China should rely more on multilateral relations, such as those forged at the G20, and ramp up its clean energy production to better manage its energy needs and address its environmental woes, according to a paper released today by the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI).

China and Global Energy Governance under the G20 Framework

Tuesday, 29 March 2016
This paper explores China’s perspectives and practices in its quest for overseas energy supply security and its participation in international energy cooperation since becoming a net oil import country in 1993. It compares the traditional approach, in which China mainly focuses on bilateral means to pursue its overseas energy supply security, and the new concept of energy security, in which greater involvement in global energy governance, in particular in the Group of Twenty, is highlighted to promote China’s energy security.

No ‘Sputnik Moment’ for the G20 in Shanghai

Monday, 29 February 2016
Mohamed El-Erian, a prolific and dependable analyst of global economic affairs, wanted a “Sputnik moment” in Shanghai on the weekend. Just as watching the Russians take the lead in the space race prompted the Americans to get serious, El-Erian wished that the terrible start to 2016 would spur the finance ministers and central bank leaders of the G20 to do something to enliven the headlines on his Bloomberg terminal.

Sustainability Reporting | Inside the Issues 6.3

Wednesday, 3 February 2016
In episode three of season six, CIGI Fellow Jason Thistlethwaite joins CIGI Senior Fellow and co-host Andrew Thompson for a discussion on the governance of sustainability reporting.

Saudi Arabia no longer is the forgotten member of the G20

Thursday, 7 January 2016
Global economic surprises in 2015? There were a few. For me, the biggest was Saudi Arabia’s willingness to forego hundreds of billions of dollars in revenue to cripple its emerging competitors in the global oil market. One of the quieter members of the G20 reminded everyone why it has a seat at the big table.

CIGI global economy experts comment on the outcomes of the G20 Turkey 2015 Summit

Monday, 16 November 2015
As the 2015 G20 Leaders Summit comes to a close, the Centre for International Governance Innovation releases the following quotes from its global economy experts regarding the outcomes, including the final 2015 communiqué and statements released by the G20 Turkish Presidency today.

The 2015 Survey of Progress in International Economic Governance

Friday, 13 November 2015
The annual CIGI Survey of Progress in International Economic Governance assesses progress in five areas of international economic governance: macroeconomic and financial cooperation; cooperation on financial regulation; cooperation on development; cooperation on trade; and cooperation on climate change.

G20 Turkey 2015

Friday, 30 October 2015
As the G20 meets in Antalya, Turkey from November 15-16, 2015, CIGI provides expert commentary and research on the G20 Turkey 2015 Leaders Summit and its final communique.

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.
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