Skip to main content

Questions tagged [g20]

The G20 or Group of Twenty is an intergovernmental forum comprising 19 countries and the European Union (EU). It works to address major issues related to the global economy, such as international financial stability, climate change mitigation, and sustainable development.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
6 votes
4 answers
3k views

Did any country in the G20 not condemn the Iranian drone & missile attack on Israel?

CNN: In a joint statement released after the virtual meeting, the G7 members condemned “in the strongest terms” Iran’s “direct and unprecedented attack” against Israel and expressed their “full ...
got trolled too much this week's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
264 views

Why are the G20 conferences such big events requiring high cost?

Note: this is a follow-up on this comment Some of the G20 conferences incur high costs, both financially (up to hundreds of millions of dollars spent for organizing it + damages done by protests) and ...
Alexei's user avatar
  • 53.4k
8 votes
2 answers
1k views

How is the G20 family photo order decided?

I was going through G20 summit news and saw their traditional 'family photo' session. I got curious about how the photo order is decided. Initially I thought host country will decide order in which ...
Dexter's user avatar
  • 181
3 votes
1 answer
347 views

What is the U.S. seeking to achieve by trying to make sure that G20 members such as Mexico and Turkey cannot claim the WTO developing country status?

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-wto/u-s-drafts-wto-reform-to-halt-handouts-for-big-and-rich-states-idUSKCN1Q426T After reading that article, it seems that the U.S. is pushing to remove ...
Sayaman's user avatar
  • 43.8k
2 votes
1 answer
389 views

Is the G20 replacing the G8?

I recall, that a journalist said some years ago, the G8 gathered to try to solve a worldwide economic crisis and failed, that they attempted to solve it through the G20 and things started to get ...
Pablo's user avatar
  • 2,421
1 vote
2 answers
1k views

What are the criteria for belonging to the G20?

Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, South Korea, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States,...
Pablo's user avatar
  • 2,421
6 votes
2 answers
2k views

Why are the G20 summit protests in Hamburg so violent?

Compared to other G20 summits in the past the protests in Hamburg, Germany seem quite violent to me. There were similar occassions of violent protests, such as at the 27th G8 (2001) at Genua, at the ...
pat3d3r's user avatar
  • 499
6 votes
1 answer
210 views

How is Australia being represented at the G20 summit (2013)?

Since Australia has an election tomorrow, we've sent our foreign minister to represent us instead of the prime minister. However, I think the election occurs in the middle of the second day of the ...
KJ Tsanaktsidis's user avatar