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G8 and G20 Research Groups release compliance reports

June 18, 2010

TORONTO, ON – On June 21, 2010, the G8 Research Group will release the final compliance report measuring progress made by the G8 on the pledges made at the 2009 L’Aquila Summit, with input from the G8 Research Centre at the State University Higher School of Economics led by Professor Marina Larionova in Moscow. The full report will be available for download at the G8 Information Centre website at .

A separate compliance report on Iran will also be presented.

The G20 Research Group will present a report on financial regulations and another on Mexico and climate change, in collaboration with the Centre for Dialogue and Analysis on North America (CEDAN) in Mexico City.

Professor Alan Alexandroff will also discuss the work of the Global Trade Alert Project.

A video of the briefing will be made available online at the G8 Information Centre at and the G20 Information Centre website at soon after the event. Information is also available at G8 Live .

PLACE:
MaRS Building, South Tower
101 College Street, Suite 406
Toronto, ON M5G 1L7

WHEN:
9:00 am to 10:00 am
June 21, 2010

PARTICIPANTS:
– Erin Fitzgerald, Netila Demneri and members of the G8 Research Group compliance unit
– Marina Larionova, Mark Rackhmangulov and Yuriy Zaytsev, State University Higher School of Economics, Moscow
– Susan Khazaeli and Masa Kovic, G8 Research Group
– Alan Alexandroff, G20 Research Group and Global Trade Alert Project
– Ivan Savic and Nikolai Roudev, G20 Research Group
– Caroline Bracht, G20 Research Group, and Sofia Viguri, CEDAN

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For more information, please contact:

Madeline Koch
Managing Director
G8 and G20 Research Groups
416-588-3833
mad.koch@utoronto.ca


About the G8 and G20 Research Groups
The G8 and G20 Research Groups share the mission of serving as the world’s leading independent source of information and research on the G8 and the G20. Based at the Munk School of Global Affairs at Trinity College in the University of Toronto, the G8 Research Group was founded in 1987 and the G20 Research Group in 2008. Both are international networks of scholars, professionals and students interested in the activities of the G8 and the G20. For more information, please visit http://www.g8.utoronto.ca and http://www.g20.utoronto.ca.

About the University of Toronto
The University of Toronto is dedicated to fostering an academic community in which the learning and scholarship of every member can flourish, with vigilant protection for individual human rights and a resolute commitment to the principles of equal opportunity, equity and justice. For more information, please visit http://www.utoronto.ca.