• 20 Mar

    Globalization – There are a Thousand Alternatives

    At its working group meeting in February, the C20 developed policy recommendations to the G20, as well as a narrative describing how it regards globalisation and the G20.

  • 15 Mar

    C20 Policy Recommendations to the G20

    The C20 has published its policy recommendations to the G20. In seven policy briefs, the C20 Working Groups call among others for substantial space for civil society and civic participation in policy-making, the establishment of a UN intergovernmental …

  • 22 Feb

    C20 Working Groups Developed Recommendations

    On 16 and 17 February, the Civil20 held a work meeting in Berlin. The six C20 Working Groups had intense sessions to work on their recommendations to the G20, which they will now finalise during the following two weeks.

  • 21 Feb

    What Can We Hope for From the G20 Agenda?

    Germany took over the G20 presidency in December last year. As such, the German government has presented an ambitious agenda. It will be rated against the outcomes of this agenda for the coming years.

  • 03 Jan

    Shrinking Space is Top Concern of Civil Society

    Preserving and expanding the political space for civil society in monitoring sustainable development is the top concern of civil society organisations worldwide, according to an online consultation by Civil20 (C20). More than 60% voted for the issue “the role of civil society and participation” to express the concern that civil society space is shrinking in many regions of the world, including in well-established democracies and G20 member countries. Thus, this will become a top demand by the C20 and a cross-cutting issue for the working groups.