London G20 Summit Compliance Report
The International Organizations Research Institute of the Higher School of Economics in cooperation with the National Training Foundation have prepared the London G20 Summit Compliance Report . The report presents the G20 member-states’and the European Union (EU) compliance performance with the commitments made within the framework of the G20 summit in London on 2 April 2009.
G20 summits have rapidly established a new framework of international cooperation of the most developed economies and newly industrialized countries as a response to the challenges of the world financial and economic crisis. Therefore G20 members'efforts on reforming of the global governance architecture and strengthening international financial system, reducing financial risks, and development assistance during economic crisis attract special attention of politicians, researchers, analysts, mass media and citizens of the G20 countries.
G20 compliance study is a comprehensive methodology of monitoring and assessing the G20 members'compliance performance with the summits'commitments. It is based on the G8 compliance performance assessment methodology. The compliance report covers the period from 2 April 2009 to 7 September 2009, and is based on open sources of information.
The findings can be useful for comparing G8 and G20 effectiveness, assessing the G20 contribution to implementation of global governance functions, as well as communicating the G20 performance results to the wider public. The data received is relevant given the acute debate on legitimacy, representation and effectiveness of existing and emerging institutions of global governance.
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