G20 global annual risk report

We recommend issuing an annual report on “Global Risk”, which would become a flagship product of G20 with support from T20. By ranking the top global risks in the report, G20 could help improve the efficiency of the distribution and use of resources, namely global public goods. The report could enhance G20’s enforcement power by … Read more

A G20 tech diplomacy

Technology and internet companies are playing an increasingly important role in international relations, effectively becoming geopolitical actors in their own right. The actions and strategies of these companies have a major impact in shaping countries’ policy options. However, the UN and other international organisations have had limited success in dealing with them. The G20 needs … Read more

Strengthen Global Governance & Ease Geopolitical Tensions

There is a lot at stake during this transitional year. The Italian G20 Summit in October and the run-up to it, either raises the intensity and shifts the focus of the public governance discourse, or the world will muddle forward on incrementalist change which is a business-as-usual scenario. None of us involved in this Global … Read more

The International Financial System in Distress

The economic transformation needed to recouple economic growth with social prosperity and environmental sustainability will require a significant amount of financial resources. These financial needs come against the background of the Covid-19 pandemic, which has triggered massive fiscal spending for supporting the economy and improving public health. Central banks have created very large amounts of … Read more

The policy implications of geoeconomic strategies

The last few years have been marked by a growing geostrategic rivalry between China and the United States. At the same time, a shift from a rules-based to a more power-based international order has taken place. This becomes evident in the increasing usage of economic instruments such as trade policy or technology and industrial policy … Read more

Italy’s G20: Priorities and challenges of a crucial year

“People, planet, and prosperity.” These are the three Ps, the keywords chosen by the Italian government for its Presidency of the G20 in 2021. To find viable solutions to all these global challenges and effectively tackle the three Ps, the obvious recipe is cooperation and negotiation among all countries.

G20 Engagement Group Brief: Top 20 Synthesis Recommendations

Through the “Top 20 Synthesis Recommendations,” the G20 Research Group and the Global Solutions Initiative seek to support the Saudi Arabian G20 Presidency 2020 by highlighting major policy proposals generated by the G20 Engagement Groups.

Fundamental Lessons from the COVID-19 Pandemic

We are currently in the midst of a worldwide trial that has changed our lives beyond recognition. It is a challenge on the global level – for the G20, the WHO and other international bodies – since the Coronavirus does not respect national boundaries. But it is just as much a challenge on the national … Read more

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