Australia is chairing the G20 during a period of post-crisis consolidation. Having proven its worth in its response to the global financial crisis, the G20 is now shifting its focus to driving sustained global economic growth. G20 sherpa, Dr Heather Smith, will speak on how the Australian presidency is working with members to promote growth, build resilience in the global economy and build a durable international order to underpin global prosperity in the twenty-first century.

The CIGI Global Policy Forum is an exclusive, invitation-only series of talks offering  authoritative analysis on policy-relevant issues affecting Canada and its place in the world. Launched in 2012 by The Centre for International Governance Innovation, and held at the Rideau Club in Ottawa, the CIGI Global Policy Forum offers audience members access to a wide range of distinguished speakers: policy experts and influencers shaping the world’s debates and discussions on global economic, security, development and environmental issues.

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