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Building G7-G20 synergy for a multipolar world

The world is currently in a period of transition towards multipolarity. This Policy Brief explores the importance of policy coordination between multilateral groupings with a focus on the G20 and G7, and argues that through institutional mechanisms, member countries can align their national strategies with a broader global vision. The G20 and G7 face common challenges, including achieving the Sust

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Building Comprehensive Global Security Harnessing the Unexplored G7-G20 Synergy

Comprehensive security—human, economic, and strategic—faces increasing challenges from inequality, infectious diseases, environmental risks, nationalism and anti-globalization, and erosion of government accountability. International cooperation on the rules for trade and investment and the resulting economic boom have done much to reduce poverty and increase prosperity in many countries around

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How AI can change the development-technology landscape in the post pandemic era

Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies have played a vital role in responding to the COVID-19 crisis. AI advancement also has the potential to support the global pursuit of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In developed economies, AI has already been widely adopted into businesses and hospitals. However, as AI grows, emerging challenges should be addressed globally to prevent potential misu

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Intensifying philanthropic participation in SDGs through strengthening the ecosystem

Philanthropic foundations play an essential role in sustainable development – not only in mobilising financial resources but also as development actors in their own right. Despite shared goals, governments and foundations have a significant communication and collaboration gap that often results in following parallel paths without engaging in genuine and effective complementary partnerships. Henc

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Paradigm Shift in Development Strategy in the Digital Age

The COVID-19 pandemic has amplified the significance of digital technologies, with expectations of benefits growing in terms of ensuring basic services like employment, education, healthcare, coping with mobility restrictions etc. While much of the world has availed itself of the benefits, the divide in the digital realm has been exposed and widened. The G20 needs to throw its collective weight be

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Incentivizing the Private Sector to Support UN’s SDGs

With the plateauing of global financial flows, achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the UN by 2030 demands a coordinated resource mobilization approach. Developing countries have been facing major challenges in mobilizing private financing to implement the SDGs at grassroot level, while traditional approaches have been ineffective in bridging the annual SDG financing gap of around

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