Who's in the club, how powerful are their economies, and what's on the agenda for this week's summit of leaders in Japan.
The heads of the Group of Seven leading industrial countries will gather in Japan to discuss common security and economic problems.
World leaders are gathering at the first World Humanitarian Summit, which aims to shake up global responses to wars and disasters.
Marwan Muasher on the lack of governance in the Arab World, and how the region can build institutions that support social, economic, and political progress.
Corruption is a threat to "development, human dignity and global security". What steps can global leaders take to prevent it?
Daniel Gros looks at the rise of populism, and argues that globalization is not to blame.
A look at some of the people who ushered in today's era of globalization.
The authors examine trade and globalisation from 1800-2014.
Since the G20 was formed in the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis, its development can be divided into two phases, writes Zhenyu Sun.
Akihiko Tamura looks at how the Paris Agreement could lead us to consider reforming global governance in other fields.
Joseph S Nye offers an American perspective on Britain's EU referendum.
Raghuram Rajan, Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, argues that in a new world we need new monetary policy rules.
Andreas Schleicher explains the complex nature of extremism and the challenges tackling it poses to educators.
Nobel Laureate A. Michael Spence on governance and well-being.
Carol Becker discusses the work of artist, designer and futurist Daan Roosegaarde.