The document “20 Solution Proposals for the G20” has been translated into Spanish to mark the official hand-over of the T20 leadership from Germany to Argentina.
Washington D.C.—On Tuesday, representatives from the German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) and the Kiel Institute for the World Economy met in Washington, D.C. with senior Argentine government and academic representatives.
The G20 Summit 2017 has set the stage for important multilateral achievements in the future, thanks to Chancellor Merkel’s strength of purpose and the wide-ranging efforts of her G20 team.
Specifically, there been three major achievements that deserve further attention by researchers and policy makers.
Today in Berlin, the Co-Chairs of the Think 20 group of think tanks called on the leaders of the G20 countries to expand their agenda of economic growth and macroeconomic stability to include a greater focus on social needs as well as environmental and climate protection.
Climate change represents one of the largest risks to sustainable development, gender equality, inclusiveness, equitable economic growth, and financial stability. To curtail climate change, we need fast and ambitious global action.
International think tanks in the Think 20 group (T20) today called upon the twenty largest industrialized and emerging countries (G20) to foster inclusive societies and sustainable growth.
Resilient, sustainable and fair global economic governance creates shared prosperity. The world economy faces growing disagreement over open borders, free trade, and global regulatory standards.
Given the interdependence between Africa and G20 countries, Africa should be active in contributing to setting global standards.
Digitalization is one of the drivers of global change – both good and bad.
To keep global warming below 2 degrees Celsius and avoid destabilizing ecosystems vital to mankind, we must decarbonize the global economy by mid-century.