Past Global Solutions Summits


Global Solutions Summit 2017

The Think20 Summit Global Solutions, mandated by the German G20 Presidency, provided 20 Solutions Proposals for the G20 and took place May 29-30. 2017 in Berlin.

Dennis J. Snower, Global Solutions Initiative President and former President of the Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW) and Dirk Messner, Director of the German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE), co-chaired the T20 think tank engagement group for the German G20 Presidency. A video review of Global Solutions 2017 can be found here.

One of the highlights of the event was the handover of the official T20 Report “20 Solution Proposals for the G20” by Dennis Snower and Dirk Messner to Peter Altmaier, then Head of the Federal Chancellery and Federal Minister for Special Tasks, on May 30. This report presents 20 key policy recommendations for G20 policymakers and stakeholders. It also proposes a global vision for the G20. 

Download the communique of the Think 20 Summit Global Solutions here (PDF, 20 Pages). 

Photo Gallery from GSS 2017

Below is a selection of photos taken at the 2018 Global Solutions Summit. You may download and use these photographs for summit-related media coverage. Published images must be accompanied by a photo credit as stated in the corresponding photo caption. Videos from the Global Solutions Summit 2017 can be found on our YouTube channel

Global Solutions Summit 2017