Engagement Groups, comprising non-government participants from each G20 member, provide recommendations to the G20 Leaders and contribute towards the policy-making process.

The Business 20 (B20) is the official G20 dialogue forum representing the global business community. Established in 2010, B20 is among the most prominent Engagement Groups in G20, with companies and business organizations as participants. The B20 leads the process of galvanizing global business leaders for their views on issues of global economic and trade governance and speaks in a single voice for the entire G20 business community. 

Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has been designated as the Business 20 (B20) Secretariat for the India’s G20 Presidency. B20 India will host a series of discussions and policy advocacy forums, across India, covering the identified industry priorities, with the aim to realize the B20 strategic vision and translating it into concrete and actionable policy recommendations.

The B20 India website is now live and more details are available through the following link : www.b20india2023.org

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Civil20 (C20) Engagement Group was launched as an official G20 Engagement Group in 2013, though Civil Society engagement among the G20 member countries had started in 2010. C20 provides a platform for Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) around the world to bring forth a non-government and non-business voice to G20. It provides space through which global CSOs can contribute in a structured and sustained manner to the G20.

The Civil20 India website is now live and more details are available through the following link : www.civil20.net

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Labour20 (L20) Summit first took place formally during the French Presidency in 2011. L20 convenes trade union leaders from G20 countries and provides analyses and policy recommendations aimed at addressing labour related issues.

Parliament20 (P20) Engagement Group, started during Canada’s Presidency in 2010, is led by Speakers from Parliaments of G20 countries. Since Parliamentarians play an important role in guiding respective governments, P20 meetings aim to bring a parliamentary dimension to global governance, raise awareness, build political support for international commitments, and ensure that these are effectively translated into national realities.

Science20 Engagement Group, comprising the national science academies of the G20 countries, was initiated during Germany’s Presidency in 2017. It presents policymakers with consensus-based science-driven recommendations formulated through task forces comprising international experts.

The S20 India website is now live and more details are available through the following link : https://s20india.org/

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Supreme Audit Institutions 20 (SAI20) is an Engagement Group introduced by the Indonesian Presidency in 2022. It is a forum to discuss the important role played by SAIs globally in ensuring transparency and accountability, and in promoting cooperation among the G20 members.

Startups act as catalysts for economic growth and development. They offer platforms and tools to foster collaboration and spur innovation across borders and facilitate economies in achieving the SDG targets. The Startup 20 Engagement Group has been proposed under India’s Presidency. It would recommend actions to the G20 Leaders to address growth challenges and other constraints.

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Think20 (T20), as an official G20 Engagement Group, was initiated during the Mexican Presidency in 2012. It serves as an “idea bank” for the G20 by bringing together think tanks and high-level experts to discuss relevant international socio-economic issues. T20 recommendations are synthesized into policy briefs and presented to G20 working groups, ministerial meetings, and leaders’ summit to help the G20 deliver concrete policy measures.

The T20 India website is now live and more details are available through the following link : https://t20ind.org

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Urban 20 or U20 is a city diplomacy initiative, comprising of cities from G20 countries. It strives to establish a lasting practice of engagement among cities to develop a collective message that emphasizes the role of cities in taking forward the sustainable development agenda. The U20 engagement group plays a vital role in contributing perspectives, concerns, and ideas from cities to inform and enrich the overall G20 negotiations.

The U20 was instituted in 2017 under the leadership of Mayors of Buenos Aires and Paris to bring together city representatives and leaders from U20 cities to deliberate on specific concerns of cities. C40 and UCLG are the conveners of U20 since its inception. Buenos Aires, Tokyo, Riyadh, Rome and Jakarta have previously chaired the U20.

Ahmedabad, one of the fastest growing metropolitan cities of India, is the Chair for the 6th edition of U20. Resonating with India’s G20 theme of ‘One Earth, One Family, One Future’, U20 Ahmedabad will emphasize that actions at the city level can drive lasting positive global outcomes underscoring the interconnectedness of the world and our shared future. The National Institute of Urban Affairs will work with the city of Ahmedabad as the Technical Secretariat for U20.

Building upon the legacy of previous U20 Communiqués, the following six priority areas have been identified as critical for inspiring city level actions to respond to global agendas. These will be further developed by collaborative deliberations among the U20 cities:

  • Encouraging Environmentally Responsible Behaviours
  • Ensuring Water Security
  • Accelerating Climate Finance
  • Championing ‘Local’ Identity
  • Reinventing Frameworks for Urban Governance and Planning
  • Catalyzing Digital Urban Futures

The Urban20 (U20) India website is now live and more details are available through the following link:
http://www.u20india.org

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LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/urban-20-india/
U20 Conveners’ Website:https://www.urban20.org/

Women20 (W20) is an Engagement Group which was launched in 2015 during the Turkish Presidency. The primary purpose of W20 is to implement the “25x25” commitment adopted at Brisbane Summit in 2014, aimed at reducing the gender gap in labour force participation by 25% by the year 2025. W20 focuses on ‘gender inclusive economic growth’, and the following five are the priority areas for W20: Grassroots leadership, Entrepreneurship, Bridging the Gender Digital Divide, Education & Skill Development and Climate Change.

The W20 India website is now live and more details are available through the following link : https://www.w20india.org

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Youth20 (Y20), with its first Y20 conference held in 2010, provides a platform that allows youth to express their vision and ideas on the G20 priorities, and comes up with a series of recommendations which are submitted to the G20 Leaders.

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