G20 Research Group
G20 Research Group

Founding Year: 2010

Staff: 7


John J. Kirton (Director and Founder)

A global network of academic, research, business, non-governmental, and other communities that follow the work of G20 leaders, finance ministers, central bank governors, and other G20 institutions. It is led by Trinity College at the University of Toronto, which also houses the G7 Research Group. Envisions to be the world’s leading independent G20 information and analysis source. Aims to accurately describe, explain, and interpret the G20 and its members’ actions.

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      G20 Research Group contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

      • SDG 1 - No Poverty
        Calls for an end to poverty globally by 2030 and promotes increased access to basic services and social protection.
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      • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
        Aims to end hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture
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      • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well Being
        Aims to ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages, by reducing mortality rates and increasing access to equitable health care for men and women.
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      • SDG 4 - Quality Education
        Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.
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      • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
        Aims to end gender discrimination in all forms and promote equal opportunity for all women and girls in terms of education, career, and sexual/reproductive rights.
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      • SDG 6 -Clean Water and Sanitisation
        Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all by promoting global access to adequate sanitation and hygiene.
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      • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
        Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all by promoting affordable and reliable energy sources.
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      • SDG 8 -Decent Work and Economic Growth
        Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all
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      • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
        Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation.  
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      • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
        Aims to achieve economic growth by reducing inequalities regarding social, economic and political opportunities and freedoms.
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      • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
        Aims to promote the globalization of sustainable cities and communities in turn providing universal safe and affordable housing.
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      • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
        Aims to create responsible and sustainable practices involving consumption and production through efficiently using natural resources.
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      • SDG 13 - Climate Action
        Calls to take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts through global awareness, education, and integration into government policies.
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      • SDG 14 - Life Below Water
        Calls to conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development and prevent and reduce marine pollution in order to protect ecosystems and achieve healthy oceans.
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      • SDG 15 - Life on Land
        Aims to protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss.
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      • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
        Aims to promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels. Calls to reduce all forms of violence and deaths related to violence and to end abuse and exploitation
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      • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals
        Aims to strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development by mobilizing domestic resources in order to provide support for developing countries.
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