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Brazil G20 bilboard


Apr 12, 2024

Brazil’s approach to the G20: Leading by example

By Hung Tran

Brazil’s non-aligned, cooperative, and practical approach holds out the promise of a constructive outcome for this year’s G20 meetings—especially if progress is measured by concrete global initiatives.

Brazil G20

New Atlanticist

Feb 21, 2024

What’s on Brazil’s G20 agenda? Start by looking at where India left off.

By Mrugank Bhusari, Ananya Kumar, Pepe Zhang, Valentina Sader

As G20 foreign ministers kick off their meeting in Rio de Janeiro, expect to see the shared views of New Delhi and Brasília reflected in continuity between their G20 agendas.

Brazil Climate Change & Climate Action
Brazil, Corn, Agriculture, Food Security, G20, COP30, Global South


Feb 14, 2024

Brazil aims to advance its bid for leadership of the Global South through food security

By Josh Lipsky, Mrugank Bhusari

If Brazil delivers tangible benefits on food security through its Presidency of the G20 and COP30, it will cement its position as a key leader of the Global South.

Brazil Economy & Business

In the News

Feb 5, 2024

Tran cited in Reuters on reforming the G20 Common Framework

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G20 Inclusive Growth
An aerial view of Quito, Ecuador


Jan 12, 2024

2024 predictions: How ten issues could shape the year in Latin America and the Caribbean

By Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center

How will the region ride a new wave of changing economic and political dynamics? Will the region sizzle or fizzle? Join in and be a part of our ten-question poll on the future of LAC.

Brazil Caribbean


Oct 24, 2023

Creditors are still not doing enough to relieve developing country debt: A tale of two confabs

By Vasuki Shastry and Jeremy Mark

The fragmentation on display at the IMF - WB Annual Meetings and the BRI Anniversary event doesn't bode well for deeply indebted developing countries.

Africa China


Oct 20, 2023

Breaking down China and India’s race to represent the Global South

By Hung Tran

The divergences between them will define geopolitics.

Economy & Business G20

In the News

Oct 14, 2023

Indian Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman quoted and Lipsky cited in the Statesman on their conversation at IMF-World Bank Week

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G20 India

In the News

Oct 9, 2023

Indian Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and the Atlantic Council cited by the Economic Times on their conversation at IMF-World Bank Week

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G20 India
Signage is seen at the media centre during the G20 Leaders’ Summit in New Delhi, India, Saturday, September 9, 2023. (AAP Image/Mick Tsikas)

New Atlanticist

Oct 3, 2023

A lasting legacy of India’s G20: Trade opportunities for small businesses

By Gopal Nadadur

The India-led G20 has delivered some under-the-radar outcomes with big potential gains, most notably for micro-, small-, and medium-sized enterprises.

Economy & Business Energy & Environment