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Shifting Coalitions and Potential Blocs for Asian and Pacific Leadership in the G-20

Policy Dialogue Brief
November 2012

The Stanley Foundation collaborated with the Shanghai Institutes for International Studies, Global Summitry Project at the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto, and Korea Development Institute to convene the third annual Shanghai conference on Asian leadership and the G-20. This year the Shanghai conference included officials and/or experts from each of the Asia and Pacific nations that are part of the G-20 as well as other countries in the region. The partner organizations want to identify the key ingredients for more efficient, effective, and “forward-looking” global governance. Now with the benefit of four years and seven summits since the first meeting of G-20 leaders in 2008, we can start making preliminary assessments of the G-20 summits’ record in spurring international cooperation.
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