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A History of G20 Summits: The Evolving Dynamic of Global Leadership

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  • Bradford Colin I.

    (Brookings Institution and Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI))

  • Linn Johannes F.

    (Brookings Institution and Emerging Markets Forum)

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    This paper presents the emergence of G20 summits from their roots in the G8 summit and G20 ministerial forum, along with the sequence of G20 summits through the Cannes Summit of November 2011. It explores the trajectory of these three key global forums, and the dynamics carrying forward the G20 summit as a major new mechanism of global governance. This history is in a continuing process of evolution, and is itself defining the issues and challenges facing the global economy and political leaders of G20 countries.

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    Article provided by De Gruyter in its journal Journal of Globalization and Development.

    Volume (Year): 2 (2012)
    Issue (Month): 2 (January)
    Pages: 1-23

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    Handle: RePEc:bpj:globdv:v:2:y:2012:i:2:n:8
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