Tag: G20

Jokowi begins the fight against lame duck status in Indonesia’s G20 year (East Asia Forum)

Ahead of the Rome G20 Summit in October 2021, the G20 looked like it was in danger of losing the plot. What a relief, then, to...

The good, the bad and the incongruous at the Rome G20 (Yves Tiberghien, East Asia Forum)

In its self-assigned capacity as ‘the premier forum for international economic cooperation’, the G20 disappointed in Rome. It was unable to massively accelerate COVID-19 vaccine distribution...

The G20 risks becoming a mini-UN. That’s a bad thing (Hung Tran, Atlantic Council)

The Group of Twenty (G20) nations came of age during the great financial crisis of 2008 to hash out major economic and financial regulatory...

Expert briefing: What to watch at the G20 (Atlantic Council)

Leaders are flocking to Rome this weekend for the annual Group of Twenty (G20) nations summit, which will gather the world’s top economies at...

The G20 Family Reunion (Paola Subacchi, Project-Syndicate)

Relationships among leaders have historically been what drives progress at the G20, despite struggles to agree on specific commitments or language. But, between virtual...

The G20’s Pandemic Wake-Up Call (Masood Ahmed, Project-Syndicate)

G20 leaders must recognize that pandemics are a national and global security threat, and expend some political capital to shift the international health-security machinery...

The G20 and the road to recovery from the COVID-19 crisis (East Asia Forum)

When the G20 leaders first met in November 2008, they recognised that a recovery from the global financial crisis could not be orchestrated by...

The G20 needs to do more than recycle the G7’s agenda (Adam Triggs, East Asia Forum)

The world economy is facing a two-speed recovery. The rich world is overheating. The poor world is stagnating, with Asia’s developing countries at its...

G20 agrees aid to avert Afghanistan humanitarian crisis (Al Jazeera)

The Group of 20 (G20) has agreed to work together to avoid a humanitarian disaster in Afghanistan, even if it means having to coordinate...

The Italian G20 Presidency welcomes the 1st meeting of the Creditor Committee for Ethiopia under the Common Framework for Debt Treatments beyond the DSSI...

On Thursday 16 September, a Creditor Committee co-chaired by France and China was established to address the issue of Ethiopia’s debt sustainability. G20 and...

A new proposal for the G-20 to strengthen the global financial safety net (Brahima Sangafowa Coulibaly and Eswar Prasad, Brookings)

Undoubtedly, the economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic will dominate the agenda for the G-20 Summit in Rome in late October. The summit also...

G20/Debt Service Suspension Initiative. The failures of the G20’s Debt Service Suspension Initiative (William N Kring, East Asia Forum)

As the more lethal and contagious Delta variant of COVID-19 rips across the globe, the prospects of multilateral efforts to combat the virus, tackle the looming...

G20. G20 test of trust: coming together to narrow the pandemic divide (Beatriz Pérez de la Fuente, Elcano Royal Institute)

Political failure to tackle the pandemic divide will aggravate the dangerously divergent paths between the advanced economies and China, and many emerging markets and...

The promise and anxiety of G20’s financial multilateralism (ORF)

AKSHAY MATHUR writes: The recent G20 finance ministers’ meeting has reminded us of the powerful role the G20 plays in financial multilateralism. In the...

(G20) The last 18 months have been trying times for the Group of 20

ERIN WATSON-LYNN writes for The Interpreter: The last 18 months have been trying times for the Group of 20 (G20). The Covid world continues...

Global – Can the G20 shift the global debt finance landscape? (Toshiro Nishizawa, East Asia Forum)

Can the G20 shift the global debt finance landscape? (eastasiaforum.org)