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A C20 Troika teleconfrence in Skype was hold in the framework of Australian Presidency in G20. Cooperation ways and colloboration work plans were discussed.
Tony Abbott is on his way to a meeting of world leaders in Switzerland to outline Australia's priorities for its G20 presidency this year.
The Australian C20 has selected its four key policy themes guided by the feedback we received following months of public consultation with international civil society.
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Russia will continue to form the global agenda. After its G20 presidency in 2013 Moscow will take over the G8 presidency. At the Gaidar Forum currently taking place in the Russian capital experts evaluated the results of the G20 summit and outlined the main theme offered for discussion with the G8 leaders.
The Chairman of Russian State Duma Committee on Foreign Affairs Alexei Pushkov says Moscow’s presidency in the Group of Eight (G8) can help settle the West’s nuclear standoff with Iran and resolve the crisis in Syria.
1st of January 2014
"I view the primary goal of our joint work as promoting the wellbeing of the people, progress, and development. This approach is reflected in the motto of Russia's G8 Presidency in 2014: "Risk Management for Sustainable Growth in a Safe World." — Vladimir Putin
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The C20 Steering Committee invites civil society to propose additional themes.
Officials from member countries, guests and a number of international organisations met in Sydney on 16 and 17 December to discuss the way ahead for the G20’s development agenda in 2014.
The application period will close Jan 10th.
Sunday, 1 December 2013
The Prime Minister of Australia, Tony Abbott:
It is an honour for Australia to host the G20 in 2014.