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Jim O'Neill

G-20 Needs to Reinvent Itself to Be Relevant

Is the Group of 20 leading economies any longer fit for purpose? That depends on what you think its purpose should be.

The meeting in St. Petersburg, Russia, has a lot to discuss. Officially, economic and financial coordination topped the agenda -- remember, this is supposed to be an economic summit -- but the crisis in Syria forced a different set of issues onto the participants.