November 10, 2010
TORONTO, ON – On the eve of the first G20 summit to be hosted by a Asian country, leading experts gathered in Shanghai to evaluate the prospects for collaboration and leadership by key Asian nations. The discussions focused on the Seoul agenda and the perspective of the summit’s Korean host, the perspectives from the large emerging market powers, perspectives from the traditional advanced countries, other Asian countries including Singapore and Vietnam as well as the prospects for collaboration more broadly. The main observations and recommendations stemming from the conference are now available in the executive summary available from the G20 Information Centre website at <http://www.g20.utoronto.ca/biblio/shanghai-exec-101108.html>.
The conference was organized by the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), the Stanley Foundation, the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto, the Lowy Institute and the Shanghai Institutes for International Studies.