Global Governance

What are the challenges and opportunities for the G20?

U.S. President Barack Obama (C) gestures as he meets with European leaders to discuss the situation in Ukraine, at the G20 in Brisbane November 16, 2014. Pictures are (L-R) Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, French President Francois Hollande, Obama, British Prime Minister David Cameron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, European Council President Herman Van Rompuy and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker.

Since the G20 was formed in the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis, its development can be divided into two phases, writes Zhenyu Sun. Image: REUTERS

Zhenyu Sun
Chairman, China Society for World Trade Organization Studies
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