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G20: How Relevant is it for Development?

Employment News

  • 8 March, 2014
  • Protiva Kundu

The G-20 rose to prominence during the global financial crisis of 2008-2009, when it played an arguably influential role in coordinating international responses to the crisis. Overtime, G20 has also focused on a broad range of longer-term economic issues of interest to its members. One of the key areas of emphasis remains promotion of shared economic growth and sustainable development. This article tries to examine whether the G20 conforms to its stated development agenda. The article also explores India's engagement with this forum as a member nation and suggests some possible areas where it can actually play a leading role.

G20 How-Relevant Is It For Development