Reforming from the Top – A Leaders’ 20 Summit

Thompson, Andrew S. (2005). Reforming from the Top – A Leaders’ 20 Summit. United Nations University Press.

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  • Author Thompson, Andrew S.
    Title Reforming from the Top – A Leaders’ 20 Summit
    Volume/Issue No. 2
    Publication Date 2005-04-08
    Place of Publication Tokyo
    Publisher United Nations University Press
    Pages 7
    Language eng
    Abstract This document is based on a forthcoming book that examines the feasibility of creating an institution known as the “L20”, a summit of twenty world leaders whose objective would be to break the international deadlock over some of the most pressing problems facing the world. In a climate of despondency over the achievements of existing global institutions such as the G7/8, the United Nations, the World Bank and others in dealing with these major issues—which include terrorism, HIV/AIDS, globalization and the “global apartheid” between the developed North and the developing South —this document asks what is new and unique about the L20 that might enable it to make the breakthrough where others are deemed to have failed. Is the L20 destined to be the defining institution of the 21st century, or is it doomed to remain merely an idea?
    Copyright Holder United Nations University Press
    Copyright Year 2005
    Copyright type Creative commons
    ISSN 1814802
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