G20 London 2009

Experts Comment on G20
March 28, 2009, 6:10 pm
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Under the auspices of its Breaking Global Deadlocks project, CIGI co-organized a workshop with the Brookings Institution (USA) and the Centre for Global Studies (Canada) on 9 February 2009 entitled, International Financial Governance: Toward the London G20 Summit.

Convened to allow for consultations among G20 experts with the U.K. officials organizing the London Summit 2009. With opening remarks by Prime Minister Gordon Brown, discussions were of the highest level. What proceeded was a frank and open discussion on the role of the G20 as a global economic crisis committee

While the event conducted under the Chatham House Rule of non-attribution, Brookings prepared an event summary that provides a snapshot of the major points of discussion. Additionally, the UK Foreign Office recorded a number of video commentaries for the London Summit website, including two senior CIGI researchers:

Colin Bradford, CIGI Senior Fellow and Brookings Senior Fellow

Gordon Smith, CIGI Board of Governors Member and CFGS Director

Disclaimer: This blog is solely intended to spur discussion, while the opinions expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of CIGI, Chatham House or their respective Boards of Directors.


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