Group Of 20 Expands As African Union Joins Bloc

The African Union is expected to join the G20 to give the continent more of a voice on the global stage
The African Union joined the Group of 20 leading economies at its summit on Saturday, giving the continent more of a voice on the global stage, with host Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying it turned the often divided bloc into the "people's G20".
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Delegates ride in a buggy at G20 finance officials meeting venue near Bengaluru

G20 Sherpas: The Tough Negotiators Who Help Their Leaders Walk Toward The Summit

"A sherpa, in a way guides or shepherds the process of planning, negotiation and implementation of the agenda for a particular member country," a T20 secretariat research coordinator for Think20 said. "Their work begins way ahead of the summit as they organize the agenda and look for political consensus at the highest levels."


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