Evaluation of the 2020 G20 Leaders Declaration

Leaders Declaration Largely Repeats Claims of Other G20 Initiatives and Lacks New or Innovative Policy Solutions

The G20 Leaders Declaration from the virtual 2020 Summit largely lacks new or innovative policy solutions or commitments and spends disproportionately too much time repeating the claims of other G20 initiatives and statements. On trade and investment, for example, the G20 remains terse and short of ambition or specificity.