Roger A. Fischer

The G20 After Hamburg

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Blog Series: What remains of the G20 Hamburg Summit?

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Limitations of approaching multilateralism

Today people ask what the G20 is for. The answer is far from straightforward. With no written mandate, the G20’s value is in whatever it does. But to many, G20 action now seems arcane or ineffective, not worth the effort of large scale summitry. In this blog I attempt to show that the G20 has made and still can make a difference. It offers some guesses as to why doubts persist. And it gives a perspective of how the G20 might evolve.

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