G20 and the G8: G Force

In what may seem an excess of summitry, most participants at the recent G8 gathering in the Italian earthquake-devastated town of L’Aquila will meet again in September in Pittsburgh for the third presidential G20 summit in less than a year. There is already a growing interplay between the two Gs. However, the G20’s inclusiveness and its rapid move into a higher gear since the economic crisis, may signal that a shift of responsibilities from the G8 to the G20 is just a matter of time.

The World Today Published 1 August 2009 Updated 14 October 2020 3 minute READ

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