Five Things to Know About the G20

February 15, 2012

Five Things to Know About the G20
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As Mexico prepares to welcome the first meeting of the Group of Twenty (G20) foreign ministers--representing the world’s major and top emerging economies--this weekend, Stewart M. Patrick, senior fellow and director of the International Institutions and Global Governance Program at the Council on Foreign Relations, outlines five things to know about the G20.

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