Focus on G20: From Germany to Argentina
The Group of 20 is a forum of the most wealthy and powerful nations on earth. In this dossier, we are regularly presenting new analysis and basic facts about the G20, now under the presidency of Argentina. Find out more about the individual countries that are part of the G20, about specific themes, and about the G20 engagement groups.
What in the World is the Group of 20?
How to navigate the G20 special
In the section Fundamentals you can learn about how the G20 works. Then, there are Interactive Maps and Graphics based on important comparative data for all G20 members. In the section Themes, we introduce the thematic areas of the G20 agenda. In Country Profiles further below, you find infographics providing important information about each G20 member. More comprehensive, in-depth studies can be found at the end of the portal.
All texts in Fundamentals and Themes are also available in a layouted PDF for print, all graphics are licenced under CC-BY-SA.
G20 – Country comparison
This section provides insights into the most important thematic areas of the G20 agenda. The authors provide a critical assessment of the G20 work done to date in the respective policy area, elaborate on the positioning of some civil society organizations, and make recommendations.
In the interactive profiles of the G20 countries, there are three categories of information relating to:
- the economy of the respective country, e.g. debt level, trade balance and foreign direct investment;
- people, gender and development and
- essential aspects of climate and energy policy, such as fossil fuel subsidies, investment into renewables or "intended nationally determined contributions" to reducing greenhouse gases (GHG) that accelerate global warming.
To get started choose a country. You can then slide through the three information sections by clicking on the "arrow" symbol. On each infographic, you can click on points in the drop down menu to get more information. There is also an option to zoom in and out.