G20 FINANCE MINISTERS AND CENTRAL BANK GOVERNORS MET B20 LEADERS AT A JOINT MEETING ON SEPTEMBER 4TH

B20 Turkey Executive Committee Members, B20 Turkey Taskforce Chairs and B20 Turkey International Business Advisory Council Members came together with G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors on September 4th in Ankara.

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PLENARY SESSION NAVIGATING THROUGH THE GLOBAL LOW GROWTH AND LOW INTEREST RATE ENVIRONMENT WAS HELD WITH…

H.E. Mr. Joe Hockey, Treasurer of the Commonwealth of Australia, Christine Lagarde, Director of International Monetary Fund, Dr. Raghuram Rajan, Governor of Reserve Bank of India, Mr. Agustin Carstens, Governor of Central Bank of Mexico, Mr. Christian Noyer, Governor of the Bank of France and Mr. Erdem Başçı, Governor, Central Bank of Turkey evaluated the global economic outlook in the Navigating through the Global Low Growth and Low Interest Rate Environment Session at B20 Conference.

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PRIME MINISTER DAVUTOĞLU DELIVERED HIS KEYNOTE REMARKS ON THE SECOND DAY OF B20 CONFERENCE

Prime Minister of Turkey H.E. Prof. Dr. Ahmet Davutoğlu delivered his remarks at the “Global Outlook and Turkey’s G20 Presidency”. During his speech, PM Mr. Davutoğlu evaluated the global economic outlook from the perspective of Turkey and briefed the participants on the approach of G20 Turkey Presidency to the global agenda.

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B20 and L20 conducted its signing ceremony during the session “Employment Trends and Economic Growth” held as a part of the taking place at ATO Congresium.

B20, representing employers in G20 countries, and L20, representing employees, signed a joint statement aiming to increase employment, revitalize growth and improve working conditions. Speaking after the signing of the declaration, TOBB President Hisarcıklıoğlu stated that the declaration is comprised of the L20’s and B20’s demands regarding their shared problems of growth and employment.

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PLENARY SESSIONS OF B20 CONFERENCE AROUSED INTEREST AMONG OF B20 COMMUNITY

“Plenary Session: The B20 Agenda for Growth” featured prominent leaders from business, politics and academia to discuss critical barriers to growth and employment that the Business 20 community has identified, and where G20 intervention is required to promote and strengthen economic activity and create jobs.

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PRESIDENT OF REPUBLIC OF TURKEY H.E. RECEP TAYYIP ERDOĞAN COMMENCED B20 CONFERENCE WITH HIS KEYNOTE REMARKS ON SEPTEMBER 3

President Erdoğan delivered keynote remarks and addressed B20 community. In his speech President Erdoğan mentioned the establishment of G20 in 1999 and the first Leaders’ Summit in 2008. President Erdoğan also indicated that G20 had a special role for eluding the effects of global financial crisis. “Specifically, one of the most important reasons that make G20 a crucial platform is its power to collect all the people from political, business and social environments” said President Erdoğan.

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B20 Turkey held the Plenary Conference in Paris

B20 Turkey held the Plenary Conference on Towards a Global Steering Mechanism on 2 June 2015 in Paris with G20 Turkish Presidency, OECD and BIAC.

The Plenary Conference has been organized as part of OECD Forum and has brought together around 250 participants from the global business community, governments and international business organizations.

The Conference started with the Opening Speeches of BIAC Chair Mr. Phil Oreilly, B20 Turkey […]

2 June 2015

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Brazil Regional Consultation Forum co-hosted by B20 Turkey

Brazil Regional Consultation Forum co-hosted by B20 Turkey, CNI, ICC Brazil and TOBB was held in Sao Paulo on May 29th.
Opening remarks were delivered by Robson Braga de Andrade -President of CNI, Daniel Feffer – Chair of ICC Brazil, John Danilovich – ICC Secretary General, Salih Zeki Murzioğlu, Member of The Board of TOBB, Luis […]

29 May 2015

 

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Official launch of the World SME Forum (WSF)

23 May Istanbul — Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey Ali Babacan today announced the official launch of the World SME Forum (WSF), a major new initiative to drive the contributions of small- and medium-sized companies (SMEs) to global economic growth and employment.

“The SME sector is vital to the world economy, and small business is the […]

23 May 2015

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The B20 Turkey Regional Consultation Meeting in Baku

The B20 Turkey Regional Consultation Meeting in Baku was held on May 12th in collaboration with the National Confederation of Entrepreneurs (Employers) Organizations of the Republic of Azerbaijan, the Organization of Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC) Business Council, and the Turkic Council, along with the participation of Deputy Prime Minister Ali Babacan and various representatives from […]

8 May 2015

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Turkish business community came together at the B20 Forum with President Erdoğan

B20 Turkey Business Leaders Forum was held in İstanbul hosted by B20 Turkey Chair M. Rifat Hisarcıklıoğlu with the participation of President of the Republic of Turkey H.E. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Deputy Prime Minister H.E. Ali Babacan and prominent members of the Turkish business community.
In his opening keynote, B20 Turkey Chair M. Rifat Hisarcıklıoğlu touched […]

8 May 2015

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B20 Turkey Plenary Conference was held in Washington DC

B20 Turkey organized the “Towards a Global Steering Mechanism” Plenary Conference co-hosted with G20 Turkey Presidency, IMF and World Bank Group at Washington DC.
The Plenary Conference which was held consecutively with IMF/WB Spring Meetings welcomed over 300 business people, economists and journalists around the world.

The Plenary Conference opened with the remarks of B20 Turley Chair […]

17 April 2015

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B20 Turkey launched the International Business Advisory Council (IBAC)

B20 Turkey launched the International Business Advisory Council (IBAC) at the kick-off meeting in Washington DC on 17th April. B20 Chair Rifat Hisarcıkloğlu and B20 IBAC Chair Muhtar Kent, Chairman and CEO of Coca Cola Company, hosted the meeting. The Council is an opportunity to breathe fresh air into the B20 process and take it […]

17 April 2015

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B20 Taskforces held their joint meetings in Washington DC

B20 Taskforces held their joint meetings in Washington DC during the IMF/WB Spring meetings. More than 300 taskforce members from all around the world participated to the sessions on 16th and 17th of April.
On 16th of April Employment Taskforce, Anti-Corruption Taskforce and SMES and Entrepreneurship Taskforce members gathered with their chairs and discussed their 1st […]

16 April 2015

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B20 Southeast Asian Regional Consultation Meeting in Singapore

B20 Southeast Asian Regional Consultation Meeting was held in Singapore on April 10 in collaboration with Singapore Business Federation (SBF) with the participation of prominent business community from the region.
B20 Turkey Executive Committee Member Erol Kiresepi delivered the opening remarks of the session. In his speech, Mr. Kiresepi has indicated that they want to listen […]

10 April 2015

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Turkish business community puts great importance on G20 process

The Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB) President and B20 Turkey Chair M. Rifat Hisarcıklıoğlu, stating that they put great importance on the G20 process as the Turkish business community, said, “B20 plays a key role in this regard. Without the contributions of the business people, G20 actions would not be as […]

6 April 2015

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