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Head of the Presidential Experts’ Directorate Ksenia Yudayeva has been appointed the President of Russia’s representative in the G20.
Working Plan is approved by the Russian Sherpa’s Office
Vladimir Putin submitted to the Parliament his opinion on draft laws currently under consideration by the State Duma aimed at amending legislation regulating the activities of nongovernmental organisations.
Transparency International today welcomed the extension of the mandate of the G20 Anti-Corruption Working Group. The extension acknowledges the importance of anti-corruption work as G20 leaders seek to address the current Eurozone crisis and stabilize the global economy.
More than 30 representatives from Civil Society Organizations presented their positions and views to the Mexican Presidency of the G20
Aid groups aren't pleased with the outcome of this year's G8 summit.
The Fourth BRICS Summit has concluded in New Delhi. The leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa taking part in the Summit exchanged views on the situation in the global economy, reforms of global management institutions, international stability and security issues.
Please read the presentations of Troika CSOs during the G20 Sherpa Meeting in Mexico March 16
Dmitry Medvedev discussed environmental security and protection at an off-site meeting of the Presidential Council for Civil Society and Human Rights. The meeting was attended by members of the Council, environmental experts and representatives of environmental organisations.
The Mexican Government already have an open dialogue with the CSO to hear their proposals and feedback. We recognize and value the on-the-ground experience of NGOs and believe we have a lot to gain from constant interaction with civil society. Consequently, we are implementing a number of activities to link the CSO with the G20 in preparation for the Los Cabos Summit.
México, D.F., February, 24, 2012. The meeting was held as part of the policy of discussion, inclusion and transparency that characterizes the relationship between the Mexican presidency of the G20 with civil society. The Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Patricia Espinosa, participated in a meeting of the G8/G20 Global Working Group of the International Civil Society Coalition for the G20
The strategic planning meeting of G8/G20 Russian NGOs working group took place on the 29th of February in Moscow
Strategic planning meeting of the Global G8/G20 NGOs working group concluded in Mexico City.
More than 50 civil society representatives from G20 countries came together fo Global strategic planning meeting in Mexico on 22-24 February to discuss key issues affecting G20 Summit in Mexico.
Here is the February "G20 Update" Entitled "the G20's New Troika"
On the 24th of January, 2012 there was a meeting of the Interagency Commission for Russia's participation in the G8 and G20 summits chaired by the Aide to the President of the Russian Federation A.V. Dvorkovich.
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