Since the creation of the G20, its leaders have tried to balance the dual roles of managing the global economy and stewarding globalization. A fundamental aspect of the leaders’ deliberations revolves around restructuring the current system to manage globalization by strengthening selected institutions, streamlining overlaps and addressing gaps in governance.

This brief outlines concrete proposals for addressing three issues where the gaps are particularly salient, and the intersection between development and wider global challenges are particularly pronounced — climate change, the Internet and sovereign debt.

  • Rohinton P. Medhora

    Rohinton P. Medhora is president of the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), joining in 2012. Previously, he was vice president of programs at Canada’s International Development Research Centre. He received his doctorate in economics in 1988 from the University of Toronto, where he subsequently taught. His fields of expertise are monetary and trade policy, international economic relations and development economics.