The Agenda

After two weeks of virtual negotiations, all 8 committees reached an agreement on the agenda for their negotiating sessions at the G8 & G20 Youth Summits.

G8 & G20 COMMITTEE

Heads of State and Government

  1. The Future of Global Governance
    1. The Future of the G20
    2. Sustainable Development Framework post-2015
    3. Open Government Initiatives
  2. Global Security for a Prosperous Society
    1. Human Rights and State Sovereignty
    2. Global Security Risks

G8 COMMITTEES

Defense

  1. Ballistic Missile Defense/Strategic Issues
    1. European Shield
    2. Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile Arms Control
    3. Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces Treaty Accession
    4. Nuclear Transparency Regimes
    5. Strategic Forces Stability
  2. Security of International Waterways
    1. International Forces Cooperation
    2. Rule of Law in Maritime Operations
    3. Gulf of Aden
    4. South China Sea/East China Sea
    5. Strait of Hormuz
    6. Other Regions
  3. Afghanistan
    1. Drawdown of Forces
    2. Political Stabilization and Ongoing Assistance Efforts
    3. Drug Trade

Foreign Affairs

  1. Democratic Aspirations
    1. Syria
    2. Egypt
    3. Palestinian Territories
    4. Tunisia
    5. New Regimes
  2. Minority Rights
    1. Women
    2. Children
    3. Ethnic Diasporas
    4. LGBT Community

Justice

  1. International and National Regulation of Communication
    1. Cybercrime and Regulation
    2. Cybersurveillance and Intelligence
    3. Security and Privacy
    4. Freedom of Communication on the Internet
    5. Freedom of the Press on the Internet
  2. Cross-Border Criminal Activities and Migrant Rights
    1. Human Trafficking
    2. Smuggling, Arms Trade, and Terrorism Cooperation
    3. Refugee and Migrant Rights
    4. Emergency Situations

G20 COMMITTEES

Development

  1. Food Security/ Human Security
    1. Small Scale Agriculture
    2. Food Reserves
    3. Poverty Eradication
  2. Scrutinizing Aid/Aid Effectiveness
    1. Transparency of Aid
    2. Politicization of Aid
    3. Changing Economic Alignments
    4. Alternatives to Aid

Economics

  1. Global Unemployment Reduction
    1. Entrepreneurship and Small/Medium Enterprises
    2. Education
    3. Innovation and Technology
    4. Youth Employment
    5. Gender Equality
  2. Business Transparency
    1. Public-Private Partnerships
    2. Corporate Governance Guidelines

Environment

  1. Water Governance
    1. Pollution
    2. Hazardous Waste
    3. Marine Protection Issues
    4. Right to Water
    5. Agricultural Concerns
  2. Green Growth
    1. Future of Energy Supplies
    2. Nuclear Energy
    3. Urbanization
    4. Climate Financing
    5. Green Products Market

Finance

  1. Regulation and Supervision in the Financial System
    1. Banking and Capital Flows Regulation (Basel II, Basel III, FSB)
    2. Over-the-Counter (OTC) Derivative Markets Regulation (Basel II, Basel III)
    3. Macroprudential Policies (GSIFI Measures and SFMI Safeguards)
    4. Credit Rating Agency Reforms
  2. International Monetary System Reform
    1. Fiscal Policy Coordination
    2. Stability Prices and Exchange Rate Policies
    3. Role of Emerging and Developing Countries in IMF
    4. IMF Surveillance
    5. Quotas and Voting Rights Reform