Arvind Panagariya, G20 Sherpa, Government of India, delivered the keynote address at the 2016 T20 Mumbai meeting hosted by Gateway House on 13 June. In his speech, he comments on the significance of China’s G20 Presidency for 2016, discusses India’s role in the G20, and recalls some of the most challenging negotiations he was part of as G20 Sherpa.
At India’s first T20 consultation, hosted by Gateway House in Mumbai on October 19, the four working sessions were titled: ‘G20 and new inclusive business models’; ‘Trade, investment, and development’; ‘Financing sustainable infrastructure’; and ‘Technology, services, and skills’. We present an overview of these discussions, arranged in three categories for each session: Why is the issue important for the G20? What are India's concerns on the subject? What were the key issues discussed at this meeting?
Gateway House along with TEPAV, hosted the T20 Mumbai regional consultation meeting on the 19th of October, 2015. During the Joint Think Tank and Business Session, the panelists assessed 'the Impact of Geopolitics on Business'. The session was moderated by Mohandas Pai, Chairman, Manipal University; founder member, Gateway House. The panelists included: Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, Seshadari Chari, Yaduvendra Mathur and Ambassador Halit Bozkurt Aran.
Turkey's Ambassador to India Dr. Burak Akçapar's opening statement for T20 Mumbai was about the progress of the G20 under Turkey's presidency and G20's growing responsibility to the world. An abridged version of this speech was delivered by Erdal Sabri Ergen at the T20 Mumbai regional consultation meeting on 19 October
Dr. Raghuram Rajan, Governor, Reserve Bank of India, delivered the keynote address at India's first Think20 (T20) meeting organised by Gateway House with TEPAV, on the "Global Economy and Challenges for Multilateral Policies." In his 36-minute speech, he urged emerging markets like India to develop their own capacity to provide new ideas to the global financial system, “hold the pen” that will write a more inclusive agenda, and strengthen global multilateral institutions.