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The G20 summit was more successful than you think

G20 Foto: Bundesregierung/Kugler Kiel Institute President Dennis Snower rated the G20 Summit in Hamburg as success. It has set the stage for important multilateral achievements in the future, thanks to Chancellor Merkel’s strength of purpose and the wide-ranging efforts of her G20 team. Specifically, there have been three major achievements that deserve further attention by researchers and policy makers, he said.
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Empowering Women through Digitalization

Woman Typing Phone Message On Social Network At Night © diego_cervo – iStockphotoDigitalization can help create greater gender equality. Moreover, the digital age will provide more workplace opportunities for women than for men. But the right policies need to be in place so that women can take advantage of these improved opportunities.



G20: Recoupling Economic and Social Progress

G20_Gipfel_think20dialogue_2017_Internet_RGB_L-01.jpgThe Co-Chairs of the Think 20 group of think tanks called on the leaders of the G20 countries to expand their agenda of economic growth and macroeconomic stability to include a greater focus on social needs as well as environmental and climate protection. They also urged the summit to send a clear signal that global issues would continue to be addressed in a coordinated, multilateral manner. Read more...


Snower: G20 should make a commitment to climate protection

Green Energy © mustafa deliormanli - iStockphotoThe Hamburg G20 summit should send a clear signal in support of climate protection, says Dennis Snower, President of the Kiel Institute for the World Economy and advisor to the G20. He believes it may still be possible to persuade the Trump administration to act on climate protection. But even without global cooperation, progress can be made on combating climate change. Read more...


Managing Forced Migration: Solution proposals for the G20

Girls in Zaatari © Foreign and Commonwealth OfficeOn July 7th the G20 Hamburg Summit will start, with the refugee crisis being high on the agenda. Officially mandated by the German G20 Presidency, the T20 network of international think tanks addressed the complex and interdependent migration issues through their ‘Task Force on Forced Migration’. 
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Kiel Institute presents Excellence Awards

eagea_2017.jpgThree young economists based in the United States received this year’s Excellence Awards in Global Economic Affairs from the Kiel Institute for the World Economy. Created to promote young talent, the Excellence Awards are open to researchers and academics up to 35 years of age. 


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