Episode 431 The G7 and the G20

John Kirton is a political scientist a U of Toronto who studies the G7 and G20. For many years he has headed a project to monitor the effectiveness of these two organizations. At their meetings, the member states each make over 500 commitments, many of which are quite specific, with real numbers promised. His research group checks to see how well they have each kept their promises, and apparently people in Ottawa and the other countries take their “ratings” seriously. For the video, audio podcast, transcript and comments: https://tosavetheworld.ca/episode-431-the-g7-and-the-g20/. After watching, scroll down and share your own thoughts and information about the issue in the comment column.

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  • John Kirton

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Excellent inspiration for G7 and G20 meetings. Agreeing not to subsidize oil industries is a an important commitment. Aid for developing countries will help everyone.

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