Saturday’s first session, moderated by Shin-wha Lee, a professor of political science and international relations at Korea University, was on "The New Geometry of Summitry: Universal versus Functional Issues Management". Panelists Gregory Chin, a CIGI senior fellow and acting director of the development program, CIGI senior fellow Barry Carin, and Sam Daws, a senior research associate at the Centre for International Studies at the University of Oxford, discussed issues of representation, middle powers, and agendas within international institutions, such as the UN and G20.
Shin-wha Lee, Professor, Korea University
Sam Daws, Centre for International Studies, University of Oxford
G8/G20 evolution and UN Security Council legitimacy
Barry Carin, Senior Fellow, CIGI
Will the G20 become the 'Committee to Save the World?
Gregory Chin, Global Development Program, CIGI
Reshaping the Global System: The Role of the Rising States