IDEAS home Printed from https://ideas.repec.org/p/hig/wpaper/16-ir-2015.html
   My bibliography  Save this paper

Australian G20 Presidency

Author

Listed:
  • Andrei G. Sakharov

    () (National Research University Higher School of Economics)

  • Andrei V. Shelepov

    () (National Research University Higher School of Economics)

  • Elizaveta A. Safonkina

    () (National Research University Higher School of Economics)

  • Mark R. Rakhmangulov

    () (National Research University Higher School of Economics)

Abstract

The 2014 Australian presidency took place against the backdrop of multiple challenges in both global economy and international politics, with Ukrainian crisis, Syrian conflict, Islamic State, and Ebola. Thus, despite being an economic forum, the G20 could not avoid addressing these issues, with discussions taking place during the bilateral meetings and on the sidelines of the forum. The article attempts to analyze the Australian G20 Presidency within a functional paradigm, assessing G20 performance on the three main objectives of plurilateral summitry institutions: strengthening capacity for political leadership to launch new ideas and overcome deadlocks; reconciling domestic and international pressures; and consolidating collective management. The analysis revealed that, despite a number of setbacks, the 2014 Australian presidency managed to steer the G20 members’ cooperation on the four major pillars of the institution’s agenda, reflecting a consistently high level of the G20 commitment to fulfill ing its key mission of ensuring strong, sustainable, balanced and inclusive growth. The research was carried out with financial support of Russian Humanities Research Foundation within the framework of a research project “Elaborating a Supply – Demand Model to Balance External Demand and National Priorities in the Presidency Proposals for Agenda in G20, G8 and BRICS”, project ¹12-03-00563.

Suggested Citation

  • Andrei G. Sakharov & Andrei V. Shelepov & Elizaveta A. Safonkina & Mark R. Rakhmangulov, 2015. "Australian G20 Presidency," HSE Working papers WP BRP 16/IR/2015, National Research University Higher School of Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:hig:wpaper:16/ir/2015
    as

    Download full text from publisher

    File URL: http://www.hse.ru/data/2015/09/01/1086978618/16IR2015.pdf
    Download Restriction: no

    References listed on IDEAS

    as
    1. ., 2014. "International collaboration: the reality," Chapters,in: The Political Economy of Aerospace Industries, chapter 13, pages 225-252 Edward Elgar Publishing.
    2. Oecd, 2014. "International Traffic Termination," OECD Digital Economy Papers 238, OECD Publishing.
    3. Unido, 2014. "International Yearbook of Industrial Statistics 2014," Books, Edward Elgar Publishing, number 15731.
    Full references (including those not matched with items on IDEAS)

    More about this item

    Keywords

    G20; global governance; informal summitry institutions;

    JEL classification:

    • Z - Other Special Topics

    NEP fields

    This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:

    Statistics

    Access and download statistics

    Corrections

    All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. You can help correct errors and omissions. When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:hig:wpaper:16/ir/2015. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Shamil Abdulaev) or (Victoria Elkina). General contact details of provider: http://edirc.repec.org/data/hsecoru.html .

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    If CitEc recognized a reference but did not link an item in RePEc to it, you can help with this form .

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your RePEc Author Service profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    IDEAS is a RePEc service hosted by the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis . RePEc uses bibliographic data supplied by the respective publishers.