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How the T20 can assist the G20 in 2017

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Trade protectionism on the rise

The world is struggling to comprehend the implications of Donald Trump’s election as United States President, including the isolationist, protectionist and anti-trade policies he advanced during the campaign. His election, along with the United Kingdom’s approval of the Brexit referendum in June 2016, has shaken the principles which underpin the G20, namely the pursuit of closer international cooperation.

 

 

Three things to watch in Germany’s G20 year

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Three areas in the build-up to Hamburg

At this point of transition of the G20 presidency from China to Germany, Hannah Wurf speculates on three areas ‘worth watching’ in the build-up to the Hamburg Summit. A narrative on economic resilience and new approaches to migration and global health. Wurf also explores how the German presidency might build upon the legacy of the G20 Hangzhou Summit in pursuing its possible priorities.

 

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Chinese Footprints on Global Economic Governance?

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A chinese legacy in the G20?

In this blog, Alex He from The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) explores the G20 Hangzhou Summit outcomes, and China’s G20 presidency, for insights into China’s “strategy and perceptions around global economic governance”. He also considers the conditions that are required for the outcomes of the Hangzhou Summit to be successfully adopted and implemented in the coming years.

 

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Herculean tasks for the G20 in 2017

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The Focus is not limited to Economy and Finance

Germany will take on the G20 Presidency in December 2016. This is a role which involves tremendous opportunities and responsibilities in a difficult global economic and political Situation. A visionary and global outlook is required in order to pave the way for a more secure future. The G20 is an indispensable actor when it comes to the future of global governance as a means of shaping globalisation. The industrialised nations and emerging economies that make up the G20 account for over 80% of global GNP, greenhouse gas emissions and resource consumption.

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Introducing the T20 blog – how to get engaged

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Be a Part of the T20 Network

As editors of this blog, we are proud to welcome you to this Think20 (T20) platform for promoting informed policy discussions about the G20. Here, we would like to outline some of our ambitions for this blog, including the type of pieces we will be publishing, the kind of audience we are writing for, and most importantly, how you can get engaged. Now into its sixth year, the T20 community of think tank researchers and university academics has become a fixture within the G20 universe.

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