The Organization for Economic Cooperation  and Development (OECD), based in Paris
G-20 and OECD

Created in 1999, the Group of 20 (G-20), is made up of the countries in the G-8 (Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, UK, and USA), plus the European Union, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, South Korea and Turkey. ​

​The Organization for Economic Cooperation  and Development (OECD), based in Paris, was born on 30 September 1961, out of the structure of the Organization for European Economic Cooperation, founded in 1948 with the aim of managing the Marshall Plan funds donated by the USA for rebuilding Europe after World War II.
  • Spain is not a member of G20, although it has participated in its seven extraordinary summits of the Group and in several ordinary meetings, and is therefore considered a permanent guest member.  Spain is a founding member of the OECD, and has a Permanent Delegation at the Organization's headquarters in Paris.
  • Indicators
    G20 does not produce its own statistics or indicators, using for its reports the data published by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the  World Bank (WB), the Organization for Cooperation and Economic development (OECD) and the International Labour Organization (ILO).
  • Global Economic Governance
    G20 was thrust into the spotlight by the international financial crisis that exploded in 2007-2008, as a forum for policy debate on governance of the global economy. Its main challenge is to reach a basic consensus among the developed and emerging countries, although its mandates are non-binding, so that compliance with its recommendations depends on the commitment of its member countries. Its main goal is to achieve, by means of consensus, formulas to overcome the crisis, defend jobs, and ensure the social and environmental sustainability of a new model of balanced, sustainable global development .

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  • 17 Jul @SpainMFA * RT @SpainInTheUSA: @SpainMFA Deputy Sec. @JPLaiglesia is at the @UN Ministerial Segment of the High-Level Political Forum on #SustainableDe…
  • 15 Jul @SpainMFA * 🇳🇿 Spain, as chair of the @ICOMDP Support Group, welcomes #NewZealand's affiliation to the Group as its 22nd member… https://t.co/PbPigKi4jf
  • 15 Jul @SpainMFA * 🇸🇴 Spain condemns the attack perpetrated last Friday by Al-Shabaab in a hotel in the city of #Kismayo, in southern… https://t.co/glvDPFSKEJ
  • 15 Jul @SpainMFA * FM @JosepBorrellF congratulates #NewZealand for joining the @ICOMDP Support Group today, with Minister… https://t.co/So6YuNMkLL
  • 15 Jul @SpainMFA * Don't miss the #HLPF19 side event on "The key role of partnerships for an inclusive implementation of the… https://t.co/QncC7EUN4e
  • 15 Jul @SpainMFA * 🇺🇳 Spain welcomes the renewal of the mandate of the @UN Independent Expert on protection against violence and discr… https://t.co/qoyBBAiOGo
  • 12 Jul @SpainMFA * 🇪🇸 #Spain and 🇯🇴 #Jordan promote the @UN #Women, #Peace and #Security Agenda at the @UN_HRC. In a statement signed… https://t.co/PoCzvzrCiU
  • 12 Jul @SpainMFA * 🌎♿ The @AECID_es joins @GLAD_Net, which works to improve the inclusion of persons with disabilities in internationa… https://t.co/ZwmSYBChym
  • 11 Jul @SpainMFA * @AECID_es @QudraProgramme @Casaarabe @QudraProgramme seeks to improve the #resilience of Syrian #refugees and host… https://t.co/NVgMa4gQ5H
  • 11 Jul @SpainMFA * The @AECID_es has organized the conference "Building #Resilience Together", to explore the impact of the… https://t.co/V4nZHwcDOw
  • 11 Jul @SpainMFA * ➡️ According to @GCPEAtweets, in the last 5 years there have been more than 14,000 attacks on schools in 34 countri… https://t.co/wnJs4hoJJE
  • 11 Jul @SpainMFA * Spanish photojournalist @DiegoIbarra_S shows in his exhibition "A safe education for all" how armed conflicts affec… https://t.co/2ERWBDNEB2
  • 11 Jul @SpainMFA * 🌍👨‍👩‍👧 The @UN has designated 11 July as #WorldPopulationDay to highlight the importance of demographic issues to r… https://t.co/95g33aD76N
  • 11 Jul @SpainMFA * 🌄 The Risco Caido and the Sacred Mountains of #GranCanaria Cultural Landscape has been added to the @UNESCO… https://t.co/BMQaHUhzs9
  • 10 Jul @SpainMFA * Spanish Minister for Ecological Transition @Teresaribera will be part of the newly established @IEA high-level Comm… https://t.co/ZgGgv83zbF

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