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The G20 Seoul Summit 2010:
Shared Growth Beyond Crisis

Edited by John Kirton and Madeline Koch
Published by Newsdesk Media Group and the G20 Research Group, 2010

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Introduction and welcome

The road to Seoul: shared growth beyond crisis
Lee Myung-bak, president, Republic of Korea
[English] [Korean]

From Canada to Korea: advancing global leadership through the G8 and G20
Stephen Harper, prime minister, Canada
[English] [Français]

Plans for France’s G20 Summit in 2011
Nicolas Sarkozy, president, Republic of France
[English] [Français]

The G20 as a lever for global development
Felipe Calderón Hinojosa, president, Mexico
[English] [Espanol]

The German and European contribution to global financial stability and growth
Angela Merkel, chancellor, Federal Republic of Germany
[English] [Deutsch]

Prospects for the Seoul Summit
John Kirton, co-director, G20 Research Group

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APEC’s contribution to economic recovery
Muhamad Noor, executive director, APEC Secretariat

An ‘Asian’ approach to global development
Lim Wonhyuk, director, policy research, Center for International Development, Korea Development Institute

The G20 and green growth
Han Seung-soo, former prime minister of Korea, chair, Global Green Growth Institute

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Macroeconomic policy and mutual assessment

Overcoming the crisis in Europe and in the world
Herman Van Rompuy, president, European Council

G20 and the global economy: time to go structural
Angel Gurría, secretary general, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

Tackling the jobs crisis
Juan Somavia, director general, International Labour Organization

Strengthening sustainable and balanced growth
Robert Fauver, former US under secretary of state for economic affairs and former G7 sherpa

The role of the Bank for International Settlements
William R. White, former economic advisor, head of Monetary and Economic Department, Bank for International Settlements

Income inequality in China: a global concern
Donald J.S. Brean, co-director, G20 Research Group

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Strengthening financial regulation and supervision

The G20 and the future of financial regulation
Christopher Kobrak, ESCP-Europe, Paris

The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision and regulatory reform
Nout Wellink, president, Netherlands Bank, and chair, Basel Committee on Banking Supervision

Offshore tax havens: from challenge to contribution
Dries Lesage, Ghent University

Global accounting standards for all
Sir David Tweedie, chair, International Accounting Standards Board

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Opening trade and investment

Trade for growth, jobs and development
Pascal Lamy, director general, World Trade Organization

Making foreign direct investment work for all
Supachai Panitchpakdi, secretary general, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

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Reforming the international financial institutions and safety nets

The contribution of the World Bank to global growth and stability
Robert Zoellick, president, World Bank Group

The role of the IFC
Lars H. Thunell, executive vice president and CEO, IFC

The role of the International Development Association in global development
Johannes F. Linn, senior resident scholar, Emerging Markets Forum, and non-resident senior fellow, Brookings Institution

Reform of the International Monetary Fund at the Seoul Summit
Domenico Lombardi, president, Oxford Institute for Economic Policy, and non-resident senior fellow, Brookings Institution

East Asian financial integration in a post-crisis world: prospects and challenges
Surin Pitsuwan, secretary general, Association of Southeast Asian Nations

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Green growth, clean energy and climate change

The global green growth opportunity
Achim Steiner, United Nations under-secretary general and executive director, United Nations Environment Programme

The clean energy contribution
Nobuo Tanaka, executive director, International Energy Agency

The green race is on: who will win and why?
Björn Stigson, president, World Business Council for Sustainable Development

Fossil fuel subsidies: the G20’s path to reform
Franz Tattenbach, CEO and president, International Institute for Sustainable Development

Clean energy for climate change control
Victoria V. Panova, Department of International Relations and Foreign Policy of Russia, MGIMO University, MFA Russia

Carbon capture and sequestration and climate change control
Keith Forward, editor, Carbon Capture Journal

China’s approach to climate change control
Xu Ting, School of International Relations, University of International Business and Economy

Controlling climate change
Stanley Fink, chair, Earth Capital Partners LLP, and CEO, International Standard Asset Management

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Global development and the Millennium Development Goals

Development priorities for Africa
H.E. John Agyekum Kufuor, former president, Republic of Ghana

Leading the global recovery through development
Luis Alberto Moreno, president, Inter-American Development Bank

The role of the Islamic Development Bank Group
Ahmad Mohamed Ali, president, Islamic Development Bank Group

Where next for the Millennium Development Goals?
Mark Malloch Brown, chair, FTI Global Affairs, former administrator, United Nations Development Programme

The role of the Asian Development Bank
Haruhiko Kuroda, president, Asian Development Bank

Financial inclusion through social business
Muhammad Yunus, founder, Grameen Bank, Nobel Peace Laureate, 2006

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Food, agriculture and water

The G20’s possible role in global food security
Jacques Diouf, director general, Food and Agriculture Organization

Securing food and agriculture worldwide
Kanayo F. Nwanze, president, International Fund for Agricultural Development

Sink or swim?
Ella Kokotsis, G20 Research Group

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Health and nutrition

Reversing the chronic diseases tide
Mirta Roses Periago, director, Pan American Health Organization

The fight against malaria: what makes this time different?
Farah Mohamed, president, The Belinda Stronach Foundation

Making malaria history: how the G20 can help
Jenilee Guebert, director of research, G20 Research Group and Global Health Diplomacy Program

Maternal, newborn and child health: why the G20 needs to act now
James Orbinski, co-director, and Jenilee Guebert, director of research, Global Health Diplomacy Program, Munk School of Global Affairs

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Strengthening G20 governance

Producing the Seoul Summit
SaKong Il, chair, Presidential Committee for the G20 Summit, Republic of Korea

The political-security context for the Seoul Summit
Lee Dong-hwi, Institute of Foreign Affairs and National Security, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Republic of Korea

The faces of China’s leadership
Alan S. Alexandroff, director, Online Research, Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto, and co-director, G20 Research Group

The new dynamic of summitry
Colin Bradford, non-resident senior fellow, Brookings Institution, and senior fellow, The Centre for International Governance Innovation

G20 accountability: monitoring and delivering
Jenilee Guebert, G20 Research Group, and Marina Larionova, State University Higher School of Economics


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