In a recent statement, the Think20 (T20) appealed to the G20 to adopt new ways of measuring wellbeing. This appeal puts the Recoupling Dashboard, a country-specific research tool to measure the wellbeing of societies beyond GDP, at the centre. The Recoupling Dashboard […]
IN THE SPOTLIGHT
In his closing address, Dennis J. Snower, President of the Global Solutions Initiative, highlights three key insights from over 800 contributions to the Digital Global Solutions Summit 2020: the need for value-driven policymaking, economies that protect the natural world and support for […]
The Global Solutions Summit 2020, held digitally due to the COVID-19 pandemic, has so far welcomed 209 speakers, 45 keynotes, 36 panel discussions, dozens of vision statements and Policy Briefs. These fantastic contributions to the Think20 process and the 2020 G20 Presidency […]
A report written by Julia Tops and Angela Min Yi Hou, members of the G20 Research Group, looks closely at the Think20 recommendations realized by G20 leaders at the Hangzhou Summit in 2016. The Toronto-based G20 Research Group published a report on […]
Author: Juliane Stein-Zalai (Kiel Institute for the World Economy, IfW) The views expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Global Solutions Initiative. The current French G7 Presidency has promised to turn […]
Dennis J. Snower According to widespread reports on the G20 Osaka Summit in the media, the G20 achieved little if anything on international trade. What received most media attention was that the G20 Leaders’ Declaration stopped short of denouncing protectionism. The resulting […]
Dennis J. Snower The underlying spirit of the G20 Leader’s Declaration can be summarized as follows: “We share the notion of a human-centered future society, which is being promoted by Japan as Society 5.0” (§10). This vision, along with its implications for […]
Group of 20 finance leaders met in Japan where they issued a communiqué at the close of their two-day meeting. Finance ministers and leaders from the world’s 20 leading industrialized and emerging economies met in Japan to find ways of working toward […]
The G20’s research and policy advice network shares its top policy recommendations ahead of the Osaka Summit next month. Think20 Japan published its key policy recommendations for the Group of 20 (G20) leaders after the T20 Summit concluded in Tokyo on Monday. […]
Dozens of policy proposals generated by international think tanks involved in Think20 (T20) Japan are now available on the G20 Insights platform. These recommendations were prepared by T20 Japan, the G20’s research and policy advice network, and cover 10 task force areas: […]
The third Global Solutions Summit in Berlin, Germany kicked off with calls for a paradigm change to recouple social, economic and political progress. Some 1,200 individuals attended the Global Solutions Summit, a Think20 Japan associated event, with 221 speakers from 120 countries […]
Think20 Japan recognized the Global Solutions Summit as an associated event under its G20 presidency, for its work in bringing think tanks and researchers together to reflect on policy areas relevant to G20 policy makers. More than 150 speakers will participate in […]
John Kirton, Madeline Koch and the G20 Research Group are pleased to announce the release of our latest publication, G20 Argentina: The 2018 Buenos Aires Summit, available for download at http://bit.ly/G20BuenosAires. Printed copies will be available at the International Media Centre in […]
Please save the date for the T20 Argentina Summit, which will take place on September 16 – 18 in Buenos Aires. The T20 Summit will bring together leading think tanks, government authorities, representatives from international organizations and stakeholders from the business community, where the […]
At the GLOBAL SOLUTIONS Summit 2018 in Berlin Dennis J. Snower, President of the Global Solutions Initiative and of the Kiel Institute for the World Economy, presented German Chancellor Angela Merkel with the first issue of a new journal. The Global Solutions […]
On 28/29 May 2018 in Berlin, the Global Solutions Summit will bring together leading think tanks from around the world, global policy-makers, business leaders and constructive NGOs with only one aim: to find solutions for global challenges.
The Think 20 Task Forces have defined their agenda for 2018 G20 Presidency. This includes the number of policy briefs they will produce, the main topics of the study and the meetings they will have during the year. The experts that make […]
Chaired by CIPPEC and CARI, a new round of the Think 20 (T20) to produce public policy proposals for the Argentine presidency of the G20 kicks off. The forum will draft proposals with the help of its 10 Task Forces on priority […]
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.—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. As the South American country is taking over the chair of the […]
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.
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. Therefore, the Chairs of important G20 Engagement Groups consider the decision of the U.S. Government to pull out of the Paris Climate Agreement as very short-sighted and irresponsible.
Initiated by the German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE), the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA) and the Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW), a new Africa Standing Group (T20 ASG) has been launched. The Africa Standing Group plans to engage in cross-regional joint knowledge production and provide evidence-based policy advice related to cooperation between the G20 and Africa. The network encompasses more than 30 leading think tanks from across Africa and G20 countries.
The International Think 20 Group presented “20 Solution Proposals for the G20” to German Chancellery Minister Peter Altmaier. Unveiled at the T20’s Global Solutions Summit in Berlin, the document contains recommendations about dealing with global challenges like climate change, inequality, and digitalization. The document […]
The Think 20 Summit begins. Over one thousand participants in Berlin. The Summit will provide 20 Global Solutions for the G20 and is mandated by the German G20 Presidency. Global Solutions focuses on G20 topics, such as the digital economy, climate policy and […]
T20 Innovation Forum Hangzhou: New Supply, New Driver & New Cooperation, Shaping the Future through STI
China Science and Technology Exchange Center hosted the T20 Innovation Forum in Hangzhou, China on May 6, 2017. Participants discussed the issues such as sustainable development and best practices sharing, digital economy, innovation capacity building and people-to-people exchanges, around the theme of New Supply, New Driver & New Cooperation, Shaping the Future through STI.
A group of sustainable companies including multinationals and 2000 SMEs call upon the G20 to boost demand and transparency for circular products and services. A move towards a circular economy, which is restorative and regenerative by design, presents a huge opportunity. To […]
Gateway House co-hosted a T20 meeting in Mumbai on February 14, 2017 in with the Kiel Institute for the World Economy and the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, with support from GIZ and Siemens India.
T20 Task Force on Forced Migration urges G20 to assure the economic integration of forced migrants in host countries
Under the topic “Their Future is Now – Education, Skills Development and Labour Market Integration for Youth Affected by Forced Migration” members of the T20 Task Force Forced Migration (TFFM) convened from 14-16 February, 2017, in Amman, Jordan, for its Outreach Event of “on the ground” research and discussions.
Climate change represents one of the largest risks to sustainable development, inclusiveness, equitable economic growth and financial stability. To curtail climate change, we need fast, fundamental and foremost global action. We need to change how we produce and consume energy in all […]
The alliance of G20 Engagement Groups published a statement ahead of the meeting of the G20 Foreign Ministers in Germany to support open societies and international cooperation.
The T20 Germany Kick-Off Conference “Cohesion in Diversity: Accompanying the German G20 Presidency” has taken place on December 1 and 2, 2016 in Berlin.
What is the best way forward for the G20 to promote a sustainable and inclusive vision for the world? At the beginning of Germany’s G20 Presidency, the T20 addressed this challenge at its launch event in Berlin.