Panel Discussions on the G20

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 10:30 AM
Oct 22

CIGI Director of the Global Economy Program Domenico Lombardi will moderate a panel on the “G20’s role in Global Economic Governance” with discussants from CIGI including Board Member Andres Rozental and Senior Fellow Barry Carin. This session runs from 10:30 – 11:30.

CIGI Distinguished Fellow Malcolm D. Knight will be a discussant in a panel entitled “From tapering to tightening - The role of G20 policy cooperation” alongside peers from Chatham House and TEPAV.  This session runs from 11:45 – 13:00.

The Right Honorable Paul Martin, Former Prime Minister of Canada will conclude the day.

Event Speakers

Domenico Lombardi is the former director of the Global Economy Program and a former member of the executive management committee at the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI). He serves on the advisory boards of the Peterson Institute for International Economics and the Bretton Woods Committee in Washington, and is a member of the Steering Committee of the Asian Economic Panel.

Andrés Rozental was a career diplomat for more than 35 years, having served his country as Mexico’s ambassador to the United Kingdom from 1995 to 1997, as deputy foreign minister (1988–1994), as the ambassador to Sweden (1983–1988). He was the permanent representative of Mexico to the United Nations in Geneva (1982–1983), and held responsibilities within the Mexican Foreign Ministry and abroad. Andrés founded the Mexican Council on Foreign Relations and since 1994, he has held the lifetime rank of eminent ambassador of Mexico.

Barry Carin is a CIGI Senior Fellow. He has served in a number of senior official positions in the Government of Canada and played an instrumental role in developing the initial arguments for the G20 and a leader’s level G20. Barry brings institutional knowledge and experience to his research at CIGI on the G20, international development, energy and climate change.

Malcolm D. Knight is a CIGI Distinguished Fellow. He is also deputy chair of the board of directors of Payments Canada, visiting professor of finance at the London School of Economics and a director of the Global Risk Institute in Financial Services.