Global Summitry Report

  • Stalemale on Trade Protectionism Continues

    Naveen Garg International trade development is a primary concern for economic recovery. The G20 has attempted to encourage the enhancement of international trade in a responsible and inclusive way since […]

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  • G20 and Food Security

    Blagovesta Tacheva Introduction Food security remains a critical issue for the international community. In 2012, the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) estimated that approximately 868 million people in the world […]

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  • Structural Unemployment on the G20 Agenda

    Hannah Mallin At this year’s G20 Leaders’ Summit the Russian Presidency prioritized three policy areas. One of the priority commitments was “growth through quality jobs and investment,” with the aim […]

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  • OTC Clearing and the G20

    Matt Gravelle Following the global financial crisis, the G20 has sought to mitigate risk in the over-the-counter derivatives (OTC) markets. The value of outstanding OTC contracts is estimated to be […]

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  • Tensions in AU-ICC Relations

    Andrew Defor The AU and ICC as Institutions Since 2009, relations between the African Union (AU) and the International Criminal Court (ICC) have badly soured. The causes of this deterioration […]

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  • Mercosur

    Basel Ammane The Nature of Mercosur From the time of its inception when the Asunción Treaty was signed in 1991 until today, experts and politicians have been unable to pinpoint […]

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  • Shadow Banking

    Shadow Banking

    Faiyyad Hosein The Financial Stability Board defines shadow banking as “credit intermediation involving entities and activities outside the regular banking system” (Strengthening the oversight and regulation of shadow banking 2012). […]

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