The group of 20 (G20), and informal grouping of countries representing more than 80 percent of the world's economic output, will be holding its annual Leader's Summit under the Chairmanship of Mexico this June under economic conditions where numerous uncertainties evoke a sense of impending crisis.
The Los Cabos Summit takes place with Mexico assuming the G20 Presidency at an important juncture amid this complex global economic situation. The speed and quality of the global recovery will depend on the ability of the international community to go beyond unilateral actions and demonstrate a will to coordinate policies. This demands leadership, and provides a chance for the G20 to play and important role at this point in history.
Since its founding in 2003, the G20 has aspired to be a forum to coordinate economic policies, promote improvements to the international financial architecture, and contribute to a stable environment that is conductive to growth and development in all countries. It aims to contribute and important and coherent voice in the debate to resolve the global economic challenges currently at play, given the profile of the developing countries in its stable.
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Mr. Peter Ong, Head of Singaporeâ€™s Civil Service; Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Finance; Permanent Secretary (Special Duties), Prime Ministerâ€™s Office; and H.E. Mr. Antonio Villegas, Ambassador, Embassy of Mexico
- Monday, 28 May 2012
- 5.15 p.m. - 6.30 p.m.
Seminar Room 3-1
Level 3, Manasseh Meyer
Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy
469C Bukit Timah Road
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