TORONTO, ON – The G20 Research Group proudly announces its latest publication — “The G20 Mexico Summit 2012: Cracking the Code at Los Cabos” — published by Newsdesk Media.
The publication, which provides background on the issues on the G20 agenda, offers insights and analysis from those closely involved in the summit process, including:
- Felipe Calderon, president, Mexico
- Julia Gillard, prime minister, Australia
- Jacob Zuma, president, South Africa
- Lee Myung-bak, president, Korea
- Dilma Rousseff, president, Brazil
It also includes contributions from Angel Gurria, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development; Juan Somavia, International Labour Organization; Hans Hoorgevoorst, International Accounting Standards Board; Michel Sidibé, UNAIDS; Mirta Roses Periago, Pan-American Health Organization; Lars Thunell, International Finance Corporation; Jose Graziano da Silva, Food and Agriculture Organization; Maria van der Hoeven, International Energy Organization; Achim Steiner, United Nations Environment Programme; Supachai Panitchpakdi, secretary general, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, and many more.
The publication will be distributed at the International Media Centre at the Los Cabos Summit, but an electronic edition is available now for download from the G20 Information Centre at <http://www.g20.utoronto.ca/newsdesk/loscabos>. Individual articles will be posted in the days leading up to the summit.
The G20 Research Group is also participating in a one-day conference hosted by the Global Institute for Sustainability of the Tecnologico de Monterrey on “Strengthening Sustainable Development by Bringing Business In: From Los Cabos to Rio+20” on Monday, June 11, 2012.
Speakers include Rogelio Granguillhome, Agencia Mexicana de Cooperacion Internacional para el Desarrollo), Ernesto Cespedes (Secretaria de Relaciones Exteriores), Gerardo Rodriguez (Secretaria de Hacienda), Isabel Studer (Global Institute for Sustainability), John Kirton (G20 Research Group), Manuel Gomez Pena (Walmart México y Centroamerica), Kai Bethke (UNIDO), Juan E. Bezaury (The Nature Conservancy), Roberto Albisetti (IFC), Mercedes Araoz Fernandez (BID), Seong Hoa Hong (Ambassador of Korea to Mexico), Mark Rakhmangulov (International Organisations Research Institute), Ava-Dayna Sefa (G20 Research Group) and more.
The full program is available from the Global Institute for Sustainability website at <http://igs.org.mx/g20_rio20>.
The conference will take place in Mexico City from 9:00 to 19:30 and will be webcast live from <http://www.igs.org.mx/transmision_web>.
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