Managing the G20’s relevance: Japan’s presidential agenda
Note: This article was originally published in The Japan Times on 4 December 2018. ERIA Senior Energy Economist, Dr Venkatachalam Anbumozhi discussed Japan’s G20 presidency’s task in an op-ed article.
JAKARTA – The leaders of the Group of 20 — the world’s 19 wealthiest nations plus the European Union — gathered in Buenos Aires last Friday for their 10th anniversary summit. Argentina, which holds the presidency this year, selected the theme “Building consensus for fair and sustainable development,” and picked three key issues — the future of work, infrastructure for development and a sustainable food future — for the deliberations. The leaders signed off on an agreement Saturday that affirmed their basic commitment to a new world order on the above issues. (Read the full article by using the link above).