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G20

 (jē′twĕn′tē, -twŭn′-)
n.
A group of twenty politically and financially influential countries, including those in the G8. Representatives from these countries meet to discuss economic concerns.

[G(roup of) 20.]

G20

abbreviation for
Group of Twenty Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors
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Canada is stressing timely movement on global issues, including the implementation of banking rules and capital requirements, and plans to champion the issues at the upcoming G20 meeting, despite the expectation that a number of major players will not be attending.
The advisory group consists of 30 executive director working tirelessly to ensure conveying the business sector's demands to governments, media and people before and after each G20 summit, the statement added.
Brazil, Argentina and South Africa had resisted extending the trade pledge beyond its current expiry at the end of 2013, while other countries wanted to push it back to 2015, a diplomat with knowledge of the G20 trade talks said.
Next week's G20 summit to be held in Los Cabos Mexico will address the global economy and issues including trade, financial reform and jobs.
Rhee Chang-yong, G20 official for South Korea which hosted the G20 summit in November, told reporters working-group talks were under way to improve global cooperation to resolve food security problems ahead of a summit in Paris later this year.
With sluggish growth in many developed countries right now, Washington fears Europe's drive to slash post-recession debt could derail the upturn, a worry also voiced by other G20 leaders, including Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.
The summit, recognised by the Canadian government as an official G20 event, is hosted by the Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF).
A statement by the TUGIAD said on Friday that Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF) would host the G20 YES Summit in Toronto.
The G20 includes 20 largest national economies -- Australia, Argentina, Brazil, UK, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Canada, China, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, the US, Turkey, France, South Korea, Republic of South Africa, Japan and the EU.
The Summit will conclude with a presentation given by the Chinese President, who will assume the 2016 G20 Presidency.
Emphasizing that there is no one-size-fits-all solution for embracing renewables, and that policy frameworks should be customized to align with domestic context and national sustainable development priorities, the toolkit adopted by the G20 has five focus areas: driving down technology costs; exchanging good practices on enabling policy frameworks and power system integration; mobilizing finance through risk mitigation; technology potentials and roadmaps, and; accelerating the deployment of modern bioenergy.
The state health department will have ambulances in the restricted zones during the G20 summit and run a healthcare clinic at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre.