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Building G20 outreach: The role of transnational policy networks in sustaining effective and legitimate summitry

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posted on 2015-12-01, 00:00 authored by Steven SlaughterSteven Slaughter
G20 outreach processes, in the form of the Think 20, Labour 20, Business 20, and Civil 20, Youth 20, and Women 20, are a formal attempt by G20 leaders to engage various social sectors with G20 policymaking. This essay contends that G20 outreach processes are best understood as transnational policy networks, which are involved in widening the field of policy communication and deliberation. The importance of these transnational policy networks rest upon their role in developing and disseminating G20 policy priorities and principles; and are an attempt to enhance the legitimacy and influence of the G20 and its policy proposals.

History

Journal

Global summitry

Volume

1

Issue

2

Pagination

171 - 186

Publisher

Oxford University Press

Location

Oxford, Eng.

ISSN

2058-7430

eISSN

2058-7449

Language

eng

Publication classification

C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal

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2015, Oxford University Press