Monday, September 28, 2009

G-20 Summit Concluded in Pittsburgh

The G-20 (Group of Twenty) Summit took place last week in Pittsburgh, as you may have noticed in news accounts about numerous protesters (read Saturday's article from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette). The official website of the Pittsburgh Summit, which took place September 24 and 25, can be found at The G-20 defines itself as " an informal forum that promotes open and constructive discussion between industrial and emerging-market countries on key issues related to global economic stability"(from its official website,, where you can find information about past summits).

For President Obama's summary of the progress made at the summit, check out this video clip on the White House website. On the Pittsburgh Summit site, you can also find a fact sheet of key accomplishments, a progress report on financial regulatory reform, and other publications listed under the website's Resources section.

For additional links to resources on international meetings and organizations, take a look at our portal to international organizations.

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