TEPAV will Chair the Think 20
TEPAV Managing Director Güven Sak briefed the G20 Sherpas about T20 Turkey activities during a meeting in Istanbul
ANKARA- TEPAV was appointed to coordinate the activities of Think Tanks 20 during Turkey’s G20 Presidency in 2015.
TEPAV Managing Director Güven Sak addressed G20 Sherphas at a meeting in Istanbul on December 16th about T20 Turkey priorities.
On the same day, the TEPAV team organized a roundtable meeting with the participation of the T20 representatives G20 2014 President Australia and 2016 President China. During the meeting, also attended by participants from Germany and Canada, the experiences of Australia during its presidency and recommendations for Turkey were discussed.
The inauguration meeting of the T20 Turkey will be held in Istanbul in February.
G20 is the principal forum of inter-governmental economic cooperation. Together, the G20 economies account for 85% of the global economy, 80% of world trade, and two-thirds of global population. The members of the G20 are Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Turkey, the United Kingdom, the United States of America, and the European Union.
G20 Outreach Groups
The G20 has sought to incorporate policy contributions from an ever-broader cross-section of society for more inclusive policy solutions. Initiated in 2009 with business representatives during the Toronto Summit, consultation with non-state actors has evolved and is now organized under five groups:
Think Tanks 20 - T20
Think Tanks 20 is a platform which brings together global think tanks and high-level experts in order to provide analytical depth to ongoing G20 discussions and produce ideas to help the G20 on delivering concrete and sustainable policy measures. The Think-20 chair does, however, forward a summary of the ideas discussed at Think-20 meetings to Sherpas.