Mexico's G20 Leadership Represents a Global Shift
Away from the established centres of power, the world is
changing fast. The first meeting of the G20 Foreign Ministers
taking place today demonstrate again the need for Britain to
continue to build new alliances.
For the first time ever the G20 will be chaired by, and held in,
Mexico: an indicative sign of the shift which enhances the status
of fast-rising economies.
On the table for discussion will be green growth, poverty, job
creation for people around the world, anti-corruption, global
development, and global governance - issues being addressed in a
broader context than before at the G20 level. We welcome a wider
range of countries becoming willing to lead on addressing global
In 1999, when the Canadian Finance Minister first visualised the
G20, the world was a very different place. The label of BRIC was
unknown, and yet is already outdated.
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