Monday, June 11, 2012
and Next Week's G20 Leaders Summit, plus the B20
Heinrich Böll Foundation
essays and commentary include:
Geopolitical Perspectives on the G20, Carlos Heredia, Director of International
Studies at CIDE (Mexico), provides a sweeping history of the evolution of the
power blocs within the G20, the challenges facing global governance, and the performance of the Mexican government in addressing
these challenges at the upcoming Summit.
Selected Highlights of B20 Draft Recommendations to the G20, Aldo Caliari
of the Center of Concern (USA) and Nancy Alexander of the Heinrich Böll Foundation - No. America describe the close relationship
between the Business 20 and G20 and present the B20's recommendations for policies related to food security, green growth,
climate finance, employment, and trade and investment.
The G20 and the Problem of Unemployment, Alberto Arroyo Picard
of the Autonomous Metropolitan University and the network RMALC (Mexico) describes the problems with Mexico's economic model, including
high unemployment, and compares the diagnoses and prescriptions for these problems provided by the Business 20 and the Labor
Mexico's Track Record: A Cautionary Example for the G20, Manuel
Perez-Rocha of the Institute for Policy Studies (USA) describes the performance of
the Mexican government in each of the priority areas addressed by the G20: economic growth and job creation; financial stability;
financial exclusion and food security; and sustainable development.
see: Introduction; Must Read; Knowledge Box; miscellaneous information.
"G20 Update: A Wedding of the G20 and the B20?," E-Newsletter - June 2012, Heinrich Böll Foundation, Berlin