The Art of Speaking Truth To Power: Reflections on the C20 Summit
Just over a week ago I joined around 400 civil society representatives at the C20 Summit in Melbourne to draft a communique to present to G20 leaders for consideration in their deliberations during July and November. From the outset, tension hung in the air around the question as to whether participating […]
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Living in India with the European Crisis!
Whenever I switch on my television or flip through a current affairs magazine, news of the devaluation of the rupee is the inevitable main topic, alongside news of the euro crisis. The euro crisis has shaken us and has made us wonder that if a powerful and unified economy […]
“G Major”: The Key for Successful Global Financial Governance?
Our blogger Michael Carbone reports about the Bertelsmann Foundation’s fifth annual conference which focuses on economic growth through innovation, global financial governance and the eurozone crisis: “System Upgrade: Time for an Economic Reboot“. Today’s international monetary system is too flexible and lacks necessary coordination amongst the central banks of major […]