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G20 Pittsburgh

On 24-25 September 2009, 20 world leaders gathered in Pittsburgh for their third G20 summit. Their comprehensive agenda covered economic stimulus; financial stability; support of trade, investment and infrastructure for development; the shaping of global economic institutions; and issues relating to climate, energy, food, health and social security.

Following the first G20 summit in Washington in November 2008 and the second in London in April 2009, this summit was chaired by US President Barack Obama - his first opportunity to shape world order as a summit host. 

G20 - The Pittsburgh Summit provides in-depth analysis of the key issues on the agenda. Contributors include: Barack Obama, Gordon Brown, Lee Myung-bak, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, Stephen Harper, Angel Gurría and Mario Draghi.