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G7 India: The 2023 New Delhi Summit

Edited by John Kirton and Madeline Koch, with guest editor Sachin Chaturvedi
Published by GT Media and the G20 Research Group, 2023

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Welcome and Leaders' Introductions

India: A Microcosm of the World
Narendra Modi, Prime Minister, India
A More Democratic World
Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva, President, Brazil
Reclaiming the Development Agenda at the G20
Cyril Ramaphosa, President, South Africa
The Key to Continued Growth
Joko Widodo, President, Indonesia
Innovation, Identity and Tradition
Giorgia Meloni, Prime Minister, Italy
For a Promising Future
Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Crown Prince and Prime Minister, Saudi Arabia
Our Own Success Is Bound to the Success of Others
Joe Biden, President, United States
Argentina and Women-Led Development
Alberto Ángel Fernández, President, Argentina
Delivering Real Results for People in Our Interconnected World
Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister, Canada
Charting a New Path on Global Development
Charles Michel, President, European Council
The Future of Britain
Rishi Sunak, Prime Minister, United Kingdom
Opportunities When Working Together
Fumio Kishida, Prime Minister, Japan
Prosperity for All Humankind
Yoon Suk-Yeol, President, Korea
In Fragile Times
Emmanuel Macron, President, France
Stability Rests on Collective Responsibility
Anthony Albanese, Prime Minister, Australia
A More Inclusive, More Equitable Global Order
Olaf Scholz, Chancellor, Germany
Rising to the Call of Our Times
Xi Jinping, President, China
Democracy and Development: Strong Foundations
Recep Tayyip Erdogan, President, Türkiye
Green Investments
Ursula von der Leyen, President, European Commission
Strong Bonds
Vladimir Putin, President, Russia
A Window of Opportunity
Alicia Bárcena, Foreign Secretary, Mexico
One Liveable Earth, One Reconciled Family, One Better Future
Pedro Sánchez, President, Spain

Guest Leaders' Views

Building Resilience and Revitalising Sustainable Development in Challenging Times
Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, President, Egypt
Mauritius Brings SIDS Issues to the G20
Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, Prime Minister, Mauritius
The UAE in the G20 Process: Boosting Resilience, Ensuring Inclusivity
Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs, United Arab Emirates

Editors' Introductions

Transcending Divisions to Reach Critical Consensus
John Kirton, Director, G20 Research Group
Some Unique Facets of India's G20 Presidency
Sachin Chaturvedi, Director-General, Research and Information System for Developing Countries

Ecology and Energy

Climate Change, Biodiversity and the Environment

G20 Performance on Climate Change
Brittaney Warren, Director of Compliance and Climate Change Research, G20 Research Group
Accelerate Climate Action Now
Hoesung Lee, Chair, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
The Secret Power of Cities
M Thennarasan, 2023 Chair, Urban 20
India's Stewardship of the G20: The Climate Challenge
Mohan Kumar, Dean, Professor and Director, Jindal Global Centre for G20 Studies
G20 Performance on the Environment and Biodiversity
Alessandra Cicci, Senior Researcher, G20 Research Group
A Race to the Top
Interview with David Cooper, Acting Executive Secretary, Convention on Biological Diversity Secretariat
Choosing LiFE
Gopalkrishna A Tadas, Visiting Fellow, Research and Information System for Developing Countries

Cleaner Energy Systems for a New Era

G20 Performance on Energy
Ella Kokotsis, Director of Accountability, G20 Research Group
Powering the New Energy Mix
Interview with Francesco La Camera, Director-General, IRENA
A Solar-Powered Future
Ajay Mathur, Director-General, International Solar Alliance
Energy Transitions Guided by Realism
Haitham Al Ghais, Secretary-General, OPEC


Building a Better Economy

G20 Performance on Macroeconomic Policy
Alissa Wang, Senior Researcher, G20 Research Group
A Global Stress Test
Mathias Cormann, Secretary-General, OECD
Driving the Global Business Agenda
N Chandrasekaran, Chair, B20 India, and Executive Chair, Tata Sons
Weathering the Storm
Tim Adams, President and CEO, Institute of International Finance

Fostering Financial Stability

The Financial System: A Structural Revolution
Klaas Knot, Chair, Financial Stability Board
Regulating Decentralised Digital Finance
Chiara Oldani, Professor of Monetary Economics, University of Viterbo 'La Tuscia'
Securing Global Digital Finance
Jennifer Jeffs, Senior Research Associate in Global Finance, G20 Research Group

Furthering Fairer Taxation

Spearheading Tax Reform
Manal Corwin, Director, OECD Centre for Tax Policy and Administration
A Rocky Road Ahead
Michael Motala, Senior Researcher, G20 Research Group


An Environmentally Sustainable Future for Trade
Kunio Mikuriya, Secretary-General, World Customs Organization

Tourism, Travel and Culture

G20 Performance on Tourism, Travel and Culture
Maria Zelenova, Senior Researcher, G20 Research Group
Charting a Resilient Path
Zurab Pololikashvili, Secretary-General, United Nations World Tourism Organization
An Industry Going Green
Juan Carlos Salazar, Secretary-General, International Civil Aviation Organization
Tourism and a Strong Global Economy
Julia Simpson, President and CEO, World Travel and Tourism Council
Culture and Sustainability, A Natural Combination
Ernesto Ottone R, Assistant Director-General for Culture, UNESCO
A Living Legacy
John Kirton, Director, and Madeline Koch, Executive Director, G20 Research Group


Supporting the SDGs

G20 Performance on Development
Sonja Dobson, Senior Researcher, G20 Research Group
Where Leaders' Summits Matter
Interview with Achim Steiner, Administrator, United Nations Development Programme

Promoting Food Security

Food for Thought
Cindy McCain, Executive Director, World Food Programme
Three Ways the G20 Can Empower Women and Strengthen Food Security
Claudia Sadoff, Executive Managing Director, CGIAR

Investing in Infrastructure

G20 Performance on Infrastructure Development
Julia Tops and Angela Min Yi Hou, Senior Researchers, G20 Research Group
2024: Infrastructure's Next Transformation
Marie Lam-Frendo, CEO, Global Infrastructure Hub

Enabling the Digital Economy

G20 Performance on the Digital Economy
Hiromitsu Higashi, Senior Researcher, G20 Research Group
How the G20 Can Help Rescue the SDGs
Doreen Bogdan-Martin, Secretary-General, International Telecommunication Union
One World, One Internet
Sally Costerton, Interim President and CEO, ICANN
India's Digital Public Infrastructure and the G20
Bhaskar Balakrishnan, former Indian diplomat
Governing the Web
Kenddrick Chan, LSE Ideas, and Chris Alden, Professor of International Relations, London School of Economics and Political Science


G20 Performance on Health
Hélène Emorine, Senior Researcher, G20 Research Group
When Health Is at Risk, Everything Is at Risk
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General, World Health Organization
The Power to End a Pandemic
Winnie Byanyima, Executive Director, UNAIDS
Off the Starting Line
Thomas Bach, President, International Olympics Committee
Convergence: A Growing Challenge for Global Health Governance
Ilona Kickbusch, Founding Director, Global Health Centre, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

Women-Led Development

G20 Performance on Gender Equality
Julia Kulik, Director of Research, G20 Research Group
Three Priorities for Climate Action
Sima Bahous, Executive Director, UN Women
Time to Bridge the Employment Divide
Gilbert F Houngbo, Director-General, International Labour Organization


A Clarion Call: Fighting Illicit Finance
T Raja Kumar, President, Financial Action Task Force
A United Front
Denisse Rudich, Director, G20 Research Group London
The G20 Amid Geopolitical Crisis
Tristen Naylor, University of Cambridge

Strengthening the G20 System

Can Predictive AI Improve the Efficacy of the G20?
Jessica Rapson, Senior Researcher, G20 Research Group
Keeping Up with the G20 Promises Made at Bali
Samraggi Hazra and Eisha Khan, co-chairs, Summit Studies, G20 Research Group
What Is the Role of the G20 in 2023?
Right Honourable Paul Martin, Former Prime Minister of Canada
India Lights the Way Forward
Sujan Chinoy, Chair, T20 India

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