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G20 China: The Hangzhou Summit 2016

Edited by John Kirton and Madeline Koch, with guest editor Wang Wen
Published by Newsdesk Media Group and the G20 Research Group, 2016

For a free downloadable electronic version, click here.

Leaders' Views

Toward an Innovative, Invigorated, Interconnected and Inclusive World
Xi Jinping, President, China
Building Blocks for a Better Future
Enrique Peña Nieto, President, Mexico
Africa's Quest to Industrialise
Jacob Zuma, President, South Africa
Adapting to Climate Change Is an Opportunity
Narendra Modi, Prime Minister, India
Practical Solutions to Pressing Challenges
Jean-Claude Juncker, President, European Commission
Working Together for a Better World
Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister, Canada
Combating Tax Avoidance and Evasion
Mariano Rajoy, Prime Minister, Spain
Progress and Inclusive Sustainable Growth
Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, President, Egypt
Empowering Southeast Asia with Help from the G20
Bounnhang Vorachith, President, Lao PDR
Bolstering Our Hopes in Beautiful Hangzhou
Macky Sall, President, Republic of Senegal
Turkey and the Hangzhou Summit
Recep Tayyip Erdogan, President, the Republic of Turkey
We Will Continue to Work Together on a Range of Things
Theresa May, Prime Minister, United Kingdom

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Spotlight on China

The G20 Hangzhou Summit: A Lot to Look Forward to
Li Baodong, Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs and G20 sherpa
Responding to New Challenges in the Global Economy
Lou Jiwei, Minister of Finance
Charting the Course for Global Economic Cooperation
Gao Hucheng, Minister of Commerce
Pool Wisdom and Achieve Synergy
Han Changfu, Minister of Agriculture
Beijing: A Model of Innovation in China
Wang Anshun, Mayor of Beijing
The Sustainable Development of Shanghai
Yang Xiong, Mayor of Shanghai
Hangzhou: Embracing the World with a Renewed Vision
Zhang Hongming, Mayor of Hangzhou
Guangzhou: A Network Hub
Wen Guohui, Mayor of Guangzhou

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Editors' introductions

Prospects for Hangzhou
John Kirton, Co-director, G20 Research Group
Introducing China to the World
Wang Wen Executive Dean, Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies, and Jia Jinjing, Director of Macroeconomic Research Department, Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies

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History of the G20

What Is the G20?

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Innovative technologies

Disruptive Innovation: Opportunities and Threats
Henry Lucas, Robert H Smith Professor of Information, Robert H School of Business University of Maryland
The Internet of Everything
Steve Case, Chair, Revolution
Reinforcing the Rewards from Robots
Martin Ford, Futurist

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Growing the global economy

Interview: Thomas A Bernes, Former director, IMF's Independent Evaluation Office, and Robert Fauver, Former G7 sherpa for the United States
Growth through Innovation
Angel Gurría, Secretary General, OECD
Interview: Larry Summers
Charles W Eliot University Professor and President Emeritus, Harvard University

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Structural reform and SMEs

Reversing Slow Growth
Guy Ryder, Director General, International Labour Organization
Strengthening Momentum for Growth
Bernhard Welschke, Secretary General Business and Industry Advisory Committee
Women as a Global Growth Generator
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Under-Secretary-General, United Nations
Ensuring Women's Full Economic Participation
Julia Kulik, Co-director of Research, G20 Research Group
A Powerful Solution to Youth Unemployment
Xia Bing, Host, 2016 YEA G20 Summit, Julia Deans, Chair, artnerships and Thought Leadership Committee Alex Gill, Moderator, G20 Young Entrepreneurs' Alliance

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Investing in infrastructure

Helping Emerging Economies
KV Kamath, President, New Development Bank
Interview: We Must Work Together to Increase Affordable Financing
Ahmad Mohamed Ali Al Madani, President, Islamic Development Bank
Multilateral Development Banks Commit to Growth
Sir Suma Chakrabarti, President, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
New Approaches to Infrastructure Investment
Jin Liqun, President, Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
GI Hub: Providing Concrete Support for China's G20
Christopher Heathcote, CEO, Global Infrastructure Hub

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Regulating finance

Spearheading the OECD's BEPS Project
Pascal Saint-Amans, Director Center for Tax Policy and Administration at the OECD
Creating Better Banking
Zhang Yanling, Senior Fellow, Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies
Fighting Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing
Juan Manuel Vega-Serrano, President, Financial Action Task Force
Accounting for Stability
Fayezul Choudhury, Chief Executive Officer, International Federation of Accountants

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Development challenges

Better Skills, Better Jobs, Better Lives
Andreas Schleicher, Director for Education and Skills Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Better Skills, Better Jobs, Better Lives
Helen Clark, Administrator, United Nations Development Programme
Better Skills, Better Jobs, Better Lives
Alfred Hannig, Executive Director, Alliance for Financial Inclusion
Setting Goals for G20 Development Governance
Thomas Fues, Senior Researcher, German Development Institute
Mainstreaming the Development Agenda
Zhu Jiejin, Associate Professor, Fudan University
The Development Challenge
Yoginder K Alagh, Chancellor, Central University of Gujarat

Trade and investment

Trade after Brexit
Claudia Schmucker, Head of the Globalization and World Economy Program German Council on Foreign Relations
The Digitalisation of International Trade
Kunio Mikuriya, Secretary General, World Customs Organization
Tourism and Security
Taleb Rifai, Secretary General, United Nations World Tourism Organization

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Global healthcare

Interview: We Have The Tools and Scientific Knowledge Needed To End AIDS. This May Be Our Last Chance
Michel Sidibé, Executive Director, UNAIDS; Undersecretary General, United Nations
Strengthening Global Health Security
C James Hospedales, Executive Director, Caribbean Public Health Agency
Ready to Network
Looking at the world's most network-ready countries
The G20 after Paris: Curbing Carbon Emission
Stacy D VanDeveer, Professor of Global Governance and Human Security, University of Massachusetts, and Tim Boersma, Fellow in the Energy Security and Climate Initiative Brookings Institution
Building Sustainable Cities
Eduardo da Costa Paes, Chair, C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group
The Role of Business in Climate Change
Peter Bakker, President and CEO, World Business Council for Sustainable Development
Sustainable Development Needs the Financial System
Erik Solheim, Executive Director, United Nations Environment Programme, and Achim Steiner, Director, Oxford Martin School

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Energy markets and access

Energy Efficiency for a Sustainable Energy Transition
Fatih Birol, Executive Director, International Energy Agency
Building a Sustainable Global Energy System
Abdalla Salem El-Badri, Secretary General OPEC
The Top Eight Energy-Efficient Economies
Expanding Green Finance, Ending Fossil Fuel Subsidies
Scott Vaughan, President and CEO, International Institute for Sustainable Development

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Agriculture, food and nutrition

Innocation in Agriculture
Kanayo F Nwanze, President, International Fund for Agricultural Development
Interview: The G20 Must Continue to Provide the Leadership
Ertharin Cousin, Executive Director, United Nations World Food Programme

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Strengthening the G20 system

The History of the G20
Enrico Letta, Former Prime Minister, Italy
Bonding the BRICS and the G20
Marina Larionova, Head, Center for International Institutions Research Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, and Andrey Shelepov, Lead Analyst, Center for International Institutions Research
Cooperation between the United Nations and the G20
Guo Shuyong, Dean, School of International Relations and Public Affairs, Shanghai International Studies University
Interview: Several Advocates Have Proposed Designing a Blue Economy Framework
Paul Martin, Former Prime Minister of Canada
Improving the G20 Implementation
Caroline Bracht, Co-director, Research, G20 Research Group
Sherpas Lead to Coordinated Actions
Caroline Atkinson, Head of Global Policy, Google

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