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G20 Turkey: The Antalya Summit 2015

Edited by John Kirton and Madeline Koch, with guest editor Güven Sak
Published by Newsdesk Media Group and the G20 Research Group, 2015

For a free downloadable electronic version, click here.

Leaders' perspectives

An agenda of inclusiveness
Recep Tayyip Erdogan, President, Republic of Turkey
Now is the time to assess progress and focus on key issues
Enrique Peńa Nieto, President, Mexico
As the world changes, so too must the G20
Jean-Claude Juncker, President, European Commission
Viewpoints from across the G20
Selected quotes addressing global issues from some of the leaders gathering in Antalya for the 2015 G20 summit

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Global contributors to G20 governance

Forming a common strategy
Ilham Aliyev, President, Republic of Azerbaijan
Ending Africa's marginalisation
Macky Sall, President, Republic of Senegal, and Chair, NEPAD Heads of State and Government Orientation Committee
Building a more inclusive world for all
Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, Chair, African Union Commission

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Members' perspectives

Brazil backs practical inclusion initiatives
Ambassador Carlos Márcio Bicalho Cozendey, Sherpa and Vice-Minister for the Economy and Finance, Ministry of External Relations, Brazil

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Editor's introduction

Prospects for the G20 at Antalya
John Kirton, Co-director, G20 Research Group

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Spotlight on Turkey

Seeking inclusive and robust growth through collective action
Professor Ahmet Davutoglu, Prime Minister, Republic of Turkey
Shared vision, global progress
Cevdet Yilmaz, Deputy Prime Minister, Republic of Turkey
Turkey's inclusive G20 energy agenda
Ali Riza Alaboyun, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, Republic of Turkey
Inclusiveness in the labour market
Ahmet Erdem, Minister of Labour and Social Security, Republic of Turkey
Openness in the business community
Rifat Hisarciklioglu, Chair, B20, and President, Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey
Contributing to sustainable development
Güven Sak, Chair, Think 20
Low-profile forums making a big impact
Andrew F Cooper, Professor, Balsillie School of International Affairs and Director, Centre for the Study on Rapid Global Change, University of Waterloo

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The G20 in numbers

A look at how G20 members compare on statistics ranging from gross domestic product to labour-market participation

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Business round table

The business viewpoint Executives from two major international organisations share their perspectives on issues on the G20 agenda

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Growing the global economy

Uprooting inequality to unleash growth
Angel Gurria, Secretary General, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Interview: An ominous moment
Larry Summers, Charles W Eliot University Professor and President Emeritus, Har vard University
Chinese reform vital to linked economies
Naoki Tanaka, President, Centre for International Public Policy Studies
Managing sovereign debt restructuring
Domenico Lombardi, Director, Global Economy, Centre for International Governance Innovation
A turning point in international taxation
Pascal Saint-Amans, Director, Centre for Tax Policy and Administration, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

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Trade and investment

The G20 trade agenda under Turkey's presidency
Nihat Zeybekci, Minister for the Economy, Republic of Turkey
Rooting out corruption
Kunio Mikuriya, Secretary General, World Customs Organization
Tourism in the new sustainable development agenda
Taleb Rifai, Secretar y General, World Tourism Organization

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Strengthening G20 economies

Re-evaluating the SME policy toolbox
Carlos Magariños, Global Chair, Global Alliance of SMEs
Avoiding the slow-growth trap
Guy Ryder, Director-General, International Labour Organization
The business agenda for structural reform
Bernhard Welschke, Secretary General, Business and Industry Advisory Committee to the OECD
Keeping the promise on education
Claudia Costin, Senior Director, Education, World Bank Group
Making the workplace work for women
Julia Kulik, Senior Researcher, G20 Research Group

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Investing in infrastructure

How to create successful public-private partnerships
Takehiko Nakao, President, Asian Development Bank
New structures for finance
Dr Ahmad Mohamed Ali Al Madani, President, Islamic Development Bank Group

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Regulating finance for stability and growth

Building stability into the system
Christian Noyer, Chair, Board of Directors, Bank for International Settlements
Should we be optimistic about China's economy?
Wang Yong, Director, Centre for International Political Economy Research, Peking University
Cause for reflection
Lida Preyma, Director, Capital Markets Research, Global Finance

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Progress for women means progress for all
Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator and Chair of the UN Development Group
India's priorities for the G20 summit
Yoginder K Alagh, former minister of power, planning, science and technology, India, and Chancellor, Central University of Gujarat
A quiet financial revolution
Alfred Hannig, Executive Director, Alliance for Financial Inclusion

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Global health

Healthy economies depend on healthy children
Anthony Lake, Executive Director, UNICEF
Time to turn the corner on AIDS
Michel Sidibé, Executive Director, UNAIDS, and Undersecretary General, United Nations
Preventing the spread of Ebola into the Caribbean
C James Hospedales and Babatunde Olowokure, Caribbean Public Health Agency
Why the G20 must embrace a new health agenda
Ilona Kickbusch, Global Health Programme, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva

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Energy and climate change

Equitable energy ambitions
Abdalla Salem El-Badri, Secretary General, OPEC
Lighting the way forward
Andrew M Herscowitz, Coordinator, Power Africa, and Katrina Pielli, Senior Energy Advisor, US Agency for International Development
Time to focus on climate finance
Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
Once in a generation
Achim Steiner, Executive Director, United Nations Environment Programme and Under-Secretary General, United Nations
Taking the lead in international climate efforts
Parker Liautaud, One Young World Ambassador
Global climate challenges: assessing the G20's response
Ella Kokotsis, Director of Accountability, G20 Research Group

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Agriculture and food security

A plan for action on food security
Kutbettin Arzu, Minister of Food, Agriculture and Livestock, Republic of Turkey
Extending social protection to end poverty and hunger
Ertharin Cousin, Executive Director, World Food Programme

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G20 governance and security

Severing the lifeline of criminals
Denisse Rudich, Director, G20 Research Group London

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Strengthening the G20 system

Interview: G20 must give more support to multilateral institutions
The Right Honourable Paul Martin, former Prime Minister, Canada
Towards an earnest inclusion of all in the world economy
Zeynep Bodur Okyay and Meryem Aslan, Civil 20
Extraordinary times necessitate action from G20 leaders
Ergun Atalay, Chair, L20 Turkey Steering Committee; Sharan Burrow, General Secretary, International Trade Union Confederation; and John Evans, General Secretary, Trade Union Advisory Committee to the OECD
Youth 20: building a more successful economic future
Dr Emre Cenker, President, Youth 20
Bringing more women into the global economy
Gülden Türktan, Chair, W20 Turkey and member of the Presidential Council of KAGIDER
Inspiring leadership and action for development
Reverend Dr Karen Hamilton, General Secretary, Canadian Council of Churches, and Brian J Adams, Director, Centre for Interfaith and Cultural Dialogue, Griffith University, and Convener, 2015 G20 Interfaith Summit
Lessons in public diplomacy
Caitlin Byrne and Scott Blakemore, Bond University
BRICS and the G20: cooperation in context
Marina Larionova, International Organisations Research Institute, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Russia
Making good on G20 commitments
Caroline Bracht, Senior Researcher, University of Toronto's G20 Research Group
Building bridges over the Bosphorus
Dries Lesage, Ghent Institute for International Studies, Ghent University, Belgium
China and the G20: A Think Tank Perspective [full-length version]
Wang Wen, Executive Dean, Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies, Renmin University of China

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Leaders' profiles

Sponsors' index

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