G20: Positioning Australia as a global player

G20: Positioning Australia as a global player

WA
Aug 20
CEDA welcomes Andrew Smith, Country Chair of Shell Australia and member of the B20 Australian Leadership Group, and Dr John Edwards, RBA Board Member, to provide an insight on Australia's role and global standing in relation to the G20. This event launches CEDA's report examining the effectiveness of the G20 forum and how Australia can seize this opportunity to build our global influence.

Speakers

Andrew Smith, Country Chair, Shell Australia; Member, B20 2014 Australian Leadership Group
Professor Mark Beeson, Professor of International Politics, The University of Western Australia
Dr John Edwards, Board Member, Reserve Bank of Australia

Event overview

With Asia increasingly becoming the economic centre of gravity, November's G20 Summit provides an opportunity for Australia to take the lead and showcase our ability to influence global economic activity. But what is the best way for us to do this? Have the G20 drivers been adequately met by the five stakeholder partners to achieve the best outcomes for Australia?

CEDA's G20 report brings together leading thinkers from the international governance, finance and taxation fields to examine the issues associated with the G20's role in today's globalised world and their insights on:

  • The current state of play in international governance;
  • G20's strengths and weaknesses given prevailing conditions and Australia's challenges in chairing the 2014 Leaders' Summit;
  • G20's role in reforming the international financial system and an assessment of what remains to be done; and
  • G20's role in reforming the international tax regime

All guests will receive a complimentary copy of Australia's Brisbane Summit challenge: Securing G20's future.

Meet the keynote speaker

Andrew Smith
Country Chair, Shell Australia; Member, B20 2014 Australian Leadership Group

Meet the speakers

Professor Mark Beeson
Professor of International Politics, The University of Western Australia

Dr John Edwards
Board Member, Reserve Bank of Australia

Supported by CEDA members

National research sponsor

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