Global Solutions Summit

The Global Solutions Summit – the World Policy Forum – is an international conference aimed at addressing key policy challenges facing the Group of Twenty (G20) and other global governance fora.

Distinguished experts from think tanks, research organizations, governance, business, and civil society come together each year in the middle of every G20 Presidency to work on conrecte policy solutions.

The next Global Solutions Summit will be held May 27th and 28th 2021 in Berlin, Germany. More information will be available on this page in due course. We also keep up to date on our activities on social media and in our newsletter.




Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, the 4th Global Solutions Summit was held online. 36 Global Tables, with keynotes, panel discussions and vision statements, tackled the T20 and G20 agenda under the Saudi Arabian Presidency as well as generated policies in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Under the Japanese G20 Presidency, some 1,600 participants from various industries and 120 countries registered for the Global Solutions Summit 2019, where they met with our 221 speakers and participated in over 60 sessions.

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Under the Argentine G20 Presidency, over 1,100 participants, official T20 Argentina 2018 and T20 Japan 2019 delegates, Nobel Laureates and German Chancellor Angela Merkel joined at the Global Solutions Summit from May 28-29, 2018.

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The Think20 Summit Global Solutions, mandated by the German G20 Presidency in 2017, contributed 20 new Solutions Proposals to the G20. The event took place May 29-30, 2017 in Berlin.

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