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G-20 presents unique opportunity to do better

Despite the grouping's unwieldy arrangement, it is the best we have to tackle the long list of global governance deficiencies.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 05:50
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US President Barack Obama speaking at a news conference at the G-20 summit in Brisbane. The central fact is that G-20 is the meeting which brings together the top world leaders; G-7 no longer represents the global power realities.

THE world needs more global governance than it has at present. At the same time, sovereign countries are reluctant to cede power to a supra-national body. As a result, there are big differences of opinion about just what form this global governance should take.

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