Press Release of 31 March 2009
Scholars from Europe and Emerging Powers on Reform Needs of Global Economy
Under the leadership of Dirk Messner, Director of the German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut fuer Entwicklungspolitik (DIE), authors from Europe, the USA and emerging economies came together to explore common ground on reform needs of the global economy. On the occasion of the G20-Summit in London a memorandum was submitted with positions that could be jointly supported by the established G8 countries as well as by emerging countries.
The complete memorandum, which was published in the German newspaper “Handelsblatt”, is available here (in German).
The authors are heads of research institutions in Europe, the USA and emerging countries:
The given memorandum is the outcome of the international research cooperation of the German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut fuer Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) within the framework of the Global Governance School.
The Global Governance School is the scholarly part of the Training and Dialogue Programme 'Managing Global Governance' (MGG), an initiative of the German Ministry for Economic Co-operation and Development (BMZ), implemented jointly by the German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) and InWEnt. The programme is aimed at highly qualified young professionals from currently seven anchor countries (Egypt, Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Mexico and South Africa), who work in government bodies, policy-oriented think tanks and research institutions.