In the run-up to 2017's G20 under Germany's presidency, IDDRI contributed to the G20 Insights Initiative, a platform gathering the analyses and recommendations of more than 170 international think tanks from G20 Member States, as well as to the F20 Platform, an alliance of foundations and philanthropic organisations.

Recommendations dealing with climate poliies, ecological transition and Sustainable Development Goals have therefore been forwarded directly to the G20 in preparation of the Hamburg Summit taking place on July 7-8.


The ongoing tran sformation of the world’s energy systems requires an international monitoring to evaluate the transformation processes and to identify transferable leading practice policies. For this purpose, an independent scientific expert commission should be establish ed for the G20. By actively involving political decision-makers in the discussion of the final results a broad basis of support can be ensured.

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