The G20 Think Tank Summit 2017

The Think 20 Summit GLOBAL SOLUTIONS, mandated by the German G20 Presidency, provided 20 Solutions Proposals for the G20 and took place from May 29-30 2017 in Berlin.
Dennis J. Snower, President of the Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW) and Dirk Messner, Director of the German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE), co-chaired the T20 think tank engagement group for the German G20 presidency.

You can watch individual sessions on-demand in our video-section. For a full account of the conference you will find video-recordings of both conference days below.

The Think 20 Summit Global Solutions – watch the full video of 29 May 2017  


The Think 20 Summit Global Solutions – watch the full video of 30 May 2017   

Conference Programme 2017

During two days, over 1.000 guests, among them 100 Young Global Changers from 100 countries, took part in more than 30 sessions. The exchanges and debates focussed on the most challenging issues our societies are facing: financial resilience, sustainable development, migration, climate change and digitalisation.

The conference programme is available for download here (PDF, 29 Pages). 


20 Global Solutions for the G20 Leaders

One of the highlights was the handover of the official T20 Report “20 Solution Proposals for the G20” by Dennis Snower and Dirk Messner to Peter Altmaier (Head of the Federal Chancellery and Federal Minister for Special Tasks) on May 30. This report presents 20 key policy recommendations for G20 policy makers and stakeholders. It also proposes a global vision for the G20.

Download the communique of the Think 20 Summit Global Solutions here (PDF, 20 Pages).


Impressions of the T20 Summit GLOBAL SOLUTIONS

The conference was organized by the Kiel Institute in cooperation with the DIE, the European School of Management and Technology (ESMT Berlin) and the conference department of Tagesspiegel Publishing. Photos can be found below.