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G20 needs new blood, sense of mission

By John Sinclair      

Trudeau might suggest a tighter-knit forum for decisions on core global issues, starting with climate change.

Chinese President Xi Jinping at last November's G20 leaders summit in Turkey. He's hosting this year's summit Sept. 4-5. G20 Turkey 2015 photograph by Aykut Unlupinar/Anadolu Agency

As China prepares to host the G20 leaders’ summit for the first time this week, it’s promising a different kind of summit, one focused on global development and the challenges of implementing the pro-poor goals of the UN’s new Agenda 2030. But China seems fated to do little better than past chairs. The G20 is starting to look as tired as the G7. It needs new blood and a new sense of mission. Perhaps there are too many

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