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The New Geometry of Global Summitry

Written by Peter Heap

Click here to download the publication from the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) [English, PDF]

As part of its commitment to supporting the G20 process through thoughtful analysis and discussion of challenges facing the global economy, CIGI hosted the conference, The New Geometry of Global Summitry: The Future of the G20 (and the G8), from May 2 to 4, 2011.This conference report, written by Peter Heap, summarizes the key topics considered by conference participants, including:  the G20’s position as a “global steering group” and the related issue of ensuring legitimacy; global governance challenges and the need for summitry; the future roles of the G8, the UN and the G20; and items under consideration for the G20’s agenda in 2012 and beyond.

Peter Heap is a senior researcher at the Centre for Global Studies at the University of Victoria.

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