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G20 links: Growth forecasts, action items, Jokowi, protests and more



7 November 2014 16:32

  • The OECD published an advance G20 release of its Economic Outlook, which forecasts modest global growth but notes that 'the nearly 1000 structural reform commitments made by G20 members mean in particular that reforms  efforts are no longer isolated individual steps, but increasingly part of a global strategy to achieve stronger, more sustainable and balanced growth'.
  • The Director of the G20 Studies Centre at the Lowy Institute, Mike Callaghan, contemplates the Brisbane G20 Summit and outlines a list of actions from leaders that would make Brisbane a success.
  • John Kirton, co-director of the G20 Research Group at the University of Toronto, suggests additional initiatives and agenda items for the 'Callaghan List' that would define success in Brisbane.
  • Susan Harris Rimmer explains who gets invited to the G20, and why.
  • The Lowy Institute's Hugh Jorgensen asks whether the G20 will address inequality at the Brisbane summit.
  • The Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister, Josh Frydenberg, confirms that the circus gets bigger, with more than 7600 delegates and media registered to attend the Brisbane G20 Summit, compared with the originally anticipated 7000.
  • Indonesian foreign ministry officials confirm that President Joko Widodo will attend the Brisbane Summit.
  • Roselina Press from G20 Watch has a visual history of G20 protests at previous Summits.
  • And here is a Queensland farmer's message to world leaders on climate change, ploughed into his field:

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