Past eventResearch Event

Australia and the G20 Presidency: Fostering Global Growth and Resilience

30 January 2014 - 8:00am to 9:30am

Chatham House, London


Dr Heather Smith, Deputy Secretary, G20 Sherpa, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
Chair: Paola Subacchi, Research Director, International Economics, Chatham House 



With Australia holding the G20 presidency as of December 2013, this roundtable will offer the opportunity to explore where the G20 is heading in 2014. Australia’s key aim during its presidency is making concrete decisions to stimulate global growth and build resilience against future shocks. Dr Heather Smith, Australia’s G20 Sherpa (the prime minister's special representative), will discuss the Asia‑Pacific region, the future of the G20, and working together with the UK and the other G20 countries in implementing the agenda.

This event will be held under the Chatham House Rule.

The Chatham House Rule

To enable as open a debate as possible, this event will be held under the Chatham House Rule.