Now available! G20 Japan: The 2019 Osaka Summit

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Now available! G20 Japan: The 2019 Osaka Summit

John Kirton, Madeline Koch and the G20 Research Group are pleased to announce the

release of our latest publication, G20 Japan: The 2019 Osaka Summit, available for download at Printed copies will be available at the International Media Centre in Osaka for the G20 summit.

This issue contains articles written by summit host Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, last year’s host President Mauricio Macri, President Cyril Ramaphosa, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, President Jair Bolsonaro and President Jean-Claude Juncker, along with Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez, President Paul Kagame, President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi and Taresident General Prayut Chan-o-cha.

Other contributors include the World Bank’s David Malpass, OECD’s Angel Gurría, UNICEF’s Henrietta Fore, the ILO’s Guy Ryder, UNWomen’s Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka and the Financial Stability Board’s Randal Quarles, along with many more leaders of international organizations and experts whose work contributes to the G20 leaders’ agenda.

Field team on site for the summit in Osaka

G20 Research Group director Professor John Kirton has already arrived in Japan and will be joined over the coming days by the rest of the field team who will be on site at the International Media Centre throughout the Osaka Summit.

Our first pre-summit event is a workshop on “The G20 Osaka Summit: Prospects and Possibilities” at Keio University in Tokyo on June 20 from 16:00 to 18:30. For more information, please contact [email protected].

Next, we will be a conference on “The G20-UN Relationship: Working Together for a Secure, Sustainable World” at Kwansei Gakuin University in Nishinomiya on June 23 from 10:00 to 17:00. Registration is available at

Experts available for background and analysis will include Professor David Welch of the Balsillie School of International Affairs, Professor Tristen Naylor of the London School of Economics, Professor Jonathan Luckhurst of Soka University, experts Denisse Rudich and Lida Preyma, and a team of multilingual researchers who have been observing the work of the G20 since the Buenos Aires Summit in 2018.

More material will be posted on the G20 Information Centre and Global Governance Project websites in the coming days.

For more information or interviews, call Madeline Koch

call +1-416-588-3833 or SMS/Facetime/Whatsapp +1-416-418-9532,

or email [email protected]