Darfur and Sadan oChina will block it Supported by outside world oHot bed for international terrorism oAU military also supported for its anti-terror promiseoLet the locals handle it Country ClubInternational Odd ballsoG-7oNuke group Groups of member states that have a lot of power oBut are not legit They don’t have a binding set of rules No infrastructure oGetting together to chat Nothing binding that makes them do anything
Have a lot of power IMF and World bankoNot legit because they are sov states Clubs are run like a business International Organizations Biggest ecnomies oG7Group of 7 Started after WW2A group of states where the finance members and bankers get together Meet to discuss economic and finance policies Members US, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and UKWeren’t the top 7oUSSR was top oRichest democratic countriesThey have no rules, get together to coordinate Want to stay the 7 richest countries on the planet oG8Group of 8 G7+Russia oAfter collapse of USSRThey are now democratic oGesture of goodwill to get powers together oNothing signed oFireside chat Meetings with heads of state with 8 countries oG-8 summit What they should invest in and that stuffAttacked as not being representative of country What’s the point of this?Cant do it without china or india oG-20New members Argentina, Australia, Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Saudi, S Africa, S Korea, Turkey and EUoSingle seat for EU president Come countries get double seatMore representative of the world Ethnically religiously and financially diverse As the economy, has gotten bigger the G-7 is a joke G-20 is 85% of world GDP80% of all global trade2/3 of world’s population G-7 was a white mans clubCant decide anything without china at the table Its very functionalMuch more effectiveoG-20 is in between the UN and the G-7Will be most effective global working group to enact payNot country will take anything to legislation without going thru G-20UN is too complicated G-20 have the most voice
Environmental policyG-20 countries say their not going to back it If a state wants a policy passed, go to the G20 firstIf you can get it thru the G-20 it will likely go thru the UNP5 are all in the G20G-20 is the Clarence house to get stuff done G-20 are globally representatively Have a yearly summit Most signiciant grouping of countries for the future There are no contracts or binding documents Mostly a talking group BRICNew oNo charter or binding documents What’s so good about it?Brazil Russia India ChinaoFast growing economies oThese 4 are some of the hottest performing and fastest growing economiesBrazil growing very fast Russia is diversified as wellIndia is lagging behind china but not for longGoing to continue to grow 7-12% GDP growth ratesoIn all countries oPhysically big countriesBig statesBig populations
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