Global Challenges – Local Solutions

The Young Global Changers are students, young academics, young professionals, entrepreneurs and young non-profit leaders from around the world who are developing and implementing ideas to bring about positive change, whether at the global, regional or local level. In this session, we will present four different projects by Young Global Changers from four different parts … Read more

Keynote: Valdis Dombrovskis Panel: The New Trade Governance Agenda

Our global rulebook of trade is outdated. It does not accommodate geopolitical power shifts, it is unfit to cope with the rapid internationalization of state-owned enterprises, it has little to say on the challenges brought about by the digitalization of business models and it is often seen as hindering rather than promoting the ecological transformation … Read more

G20 Sherpa Panel: Towards Global Realignment

The Italian G20 Presidency comes at a critical time in the history of the G20. Collective action across the G20 and beyond is required to promote recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic, both in terms of global health and economic prosperity. Furthermore, this recovery needs to be environmentally sustainable and socially inclusive. Never before has the … Read more

52 Ways to Respond the Pandemic INTERSECTING in One Book

With articles and impressive original photographs from around the globe, the project INTERSECTING illustrates why sustainable new infrastructure is key to building resilient societies and preventing future pandemics. The e-book is a project of The Global Solutions Initiative (GSI) in cooperation with Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) and New Dialogues as publisher. It can be downloaded on the GSI website.  Berlin, March 30th, 2021 – One year after the COVID-19 pandemic started, a new e-book features ideas and experiences … Read more

The cyber diplomacy of constructing norms in cyberspace

The Group of 20 (G20) should support the formulation of acceptable behavior norms in cyberspace. The G20 should 1) create a working group to explore the lessons from the Paris Agreement process for developing effective multi-stakeholder cyber diplomacy, 2) develop capacity-building programs in cyber diplomacy for state and nonstate actors, 3) create a working group … Read more

An inclusive approach for addressing global challenges through coordination

The large and growing number of international bodies is creating overlapped, and scattered efforts, especially as some lack the resources or the ability to implement and sustain their work. This paper examines how the Group of Twenty (G20) can become a platform for different organizations, including international non-governmental organizations and civil society, to cooperate on … Read more

Coordinating committee for the governance of artificial intelligence

This policy brief proposes a Group of 20 (G20) Coordinating Committee for the Governance of Artificial Intelligence (CCGAI) to coordinate the mitigation of cyber-physical threats and long-term structural imbalances on a global level. The G20 is the correct institution for this role given its influence on international policy. The CCGAI requires further institutionalization of the … Read more

Managing the transition to a multi-stakeholder artificial intelligence governance

Artificial intelligence (AI) must be governable and interoperable to ensure that it reduces existing inequalities without creating new divides. Building on the 2019 Group of Twenty (G20) Communiqué and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) guidelines, this policy brief presents a roadmap for the practical implementation of AI regulation. A multi-stakeholder approach towards … Read more

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