This year’s G20 represents one of the first and best opportunities for a global response to the reckless and immoral climate backsliding we are seeing by the Trump administration. And it’s off to a pathetic start.
This blog post outlines what US hostility towards multilateralism might mean for the G20 Summit in Hamburg. Nancy Alexander points to three areas of concern: a possible shift of geopolitical alliances, disputes over a new course of global economy, and the future of sustainable development worldwide.
On January 22, 2017 the G20 Ministers of Agriculture held their annual meeting in Berlin, immediately after the much larger Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA). Both meetings are described below. It should be noted that President Donald Trump is in the process of naming his Cabinet and has nominated former Georgia Governor Sonny […]
Even though the German G20 Presidency does not formally begin until December 1, 2016, it has already begun preparations for the 2017 Summit process. In addition to Germany (2017 President), the new Troika consists of; China (2016 President); and Argentina (2018 President).