G20 Documents

When G20 leaders meet in Hamburg in July, it is imperative that they take action to address the needs of people in the world's poorest and most vulnerable countries. This policy paper contains the recommendations of the G7/G20 Advocacy Alliance, a group of 50 nongovernmental organizations, for the U.S. government to play a leading role in encouraging the G20 to take specific actions in the areas of anti-corruption, jobs and employment, the refugee crisis, responsible business conduct, sustainability, and women's economic empowerment.

This document is a collection of information on the 2017 G20 Summit, including a calendar of important preparatory meetings and events. This document is updated frequently.

When the G20 leaders meet in September to discuss pressing global issues, it is imperative that they take action to address the needs of people living in the world's poorest and most vulnerable countries. This paper contains the recommendations of the U.S. G7/G20 Advocacy Alliance, a group of 45 non-governmental organizations.

Civil society is calling for the creation of a Regional Growth and Stabilization Plan to help those countries most affected by the Syrian refugee crisis to mitigate the impact of the crisis on their economies, health systems, and social services. We urge the G20 to support immediate action to respond to this crisis.

When the G20 leaders meet in November to discuss pressing global issues, it is imperative that they take action to address the needs of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people. This paper contains the recommendations of the U.S. G7/G20 Advocacy Alliance, a group of over 40 non-governmental organizations and labor groups.

A collection of background information on the 2015 G20 summit, including a calendar of relevant events. Updated frequently. 

A report summarizing the outcomes of the February 26-27 G20 Anti-Corruption Working Group meeting. 

A progress report from the Financial Stability Board to the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors. It summarizes progress made by the group addressing several financial reform issues, including those involving shadow banking, derivatives markets, and too-big-to-fail financial institutions. 

In order to promote domestic resource mobilization, the G8/G20 Advocacy Alliance -- with 50 NGO, union and think tank members -- urges the G20 to implement the following financial transparency and tax fairness recommendations at the Brisbane Summit.

  1. Public Beneficial Ownership
  2. Country-by-Country Reporting
  3. Strengthen Anti-Money Laundering Regimes

In order to promote domestic resource mobilization, the G8/G20 Advocacy Alliance -- with 50 NGO, union and think tank members -- urges the G20 to implement the following job and employment recommendations at the Brisbane Summit.

  1. G20 countries should launch comprehensive macroeconomic strategies to reduce unemployment including youth unemployment. 
  2. G20 nations should establish and implement labor market policies that ensure inclusive job creation tailored to vulneratble groups, including youth, women, elderly, and disabled. 
  3. G20 members should set decent wage levels, promote fair and effective tax and benefit systems, and agree to establish a global social protection floor. 
  4. The G20 should continue the joint Labor and Finance Ministers meetings, which were initiated in Moscow in July 2013. 

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