What role can countries like Canada or Australia play at the G20, the “top table” of global politics? Do the major powers rule the roost? Citing examples from past G20 summits and the current meeting in Brisbane, CIGI Distinguished Fellow Thomas Bernes says middle powers can make a big difference in the outcomes – whether for better or worse.

CIGI experts discuss in-depth governance issues and challenges related to the G20 Brisbane Summit 2014. For more commentary and analysis from the summit, visit CIGI's G20 thematic.
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