The world’s seven greatest economies, the G7, mushroomed into the G20 in 1999 following the Asian monetary disaster.
The G20 summit is the world’s largest annual gathering of world leaders, second solely to the United Nations Basic Meeting.
This 12 months’s G20 in Japan had a special emphasis.
Leaders focussed on cooperation amongst themselves to resolve issues, quite than the summit’s normal themes of sustainable progress, well being and innovation.
The specter of warfare between the US and Iran concentrated minds in Osaka. So did the bitter commerce dispute between the world’s two largest economies: the US and China.
The closing remarks of some leaders may sign breakthroughs in main points.
However in an more and more divided world, can world powers discover widespread floor? If that’s the case how?
Presenter: Peter Dobbie
Nancy Snow – professor of public diplomacy, Kyoto College of international research
Viktor Olevich – lead professional, Centre for Precise Politics
Richard Weitz – safety analyst, Wikistrat
Supply: Al Jazeera Information