Chancellor Merkel receives policy recommendations from the civil society at C20 in Hamburg
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has received a catalogue of policy recommendations from leading civil society organizations (CDOs). The organizations, which met for the C20 Summit in Hamburg, hope that many of these recommendations will be included in the G20’s final communique. At the Summit, more than 300 CSOs discussed their position on topics ranging from environment and climate change to health, gender, and agriculture. Next to a clear commitment of the G20 to fight climate change, the organizations call for strong policies to regulate financial markets, tackle inequality, reform trade agreements, and increase development finance.