Wednesday, April 01, 2009

G-20 Meets in London

On April 2 the G-20 meets in London to discuss the troubling state of the global economy. The Guardian provides a portal with links to the latest news, blog posts, and images related to the meeting.

The G-20, or Group of Twenty Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors, formed in 1999 to bring industrialized and developing economies together to discuss the global economy. Its members are Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, South Korea, Turkey, the UK, the U.S., and the European Union. You can learn more about the G-20 on its official website.

There are a few more primary resources on the G-20 and the London Summit that might interest you:

  • The London Summit 2009 This website is dedicated to the London Summit taking place right now. Here you can find live webcasts, a list of the summit's aims, and position papers.
  • G-20 Publications Here you can download communiques, case studies, work programs, and other documents.
To find the websites of additional international organizations dealing with global economic issues, go to our guide.

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