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New Delhi, India 05/08/2013 - 07/08/2013

After a successful launch in January this year in Berlin, the Economic Policy Forum (EPF) met at a conference on 'Resources Policy: Energy and Environment,' hosted by Observer Research Foundation (and supported by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), in...


Hainan, China 01/11/2013 - 06/11/2013

The EPF Forum on the topic of “Growth, Transformation, Reform: Emerging Economies in the Next Decade” was organised by the China Institute for Reform and Development (CIRD) and EPF in Haikou, Hainan Province, PR China. Among the 350 participants were...


Haikou, Hainan, China 03/11/2013

The second EPF Roundtable meeting took place on 3 November 2013 in Haikou, Hainan Province, PR China, back to back with the 2013 forum on “Growth, Transformation and Reform – Emerging Economies in the Next Decade”, and brought together representatives...


Germany 16/11/2013 - 24/11/2013

The EPF study trip on “Diversification and Innovation Policies” to Germany and the Netherlands on 17-24 September was part of a series of international workshops, conferences and study tours addressing the different aspects of economic policies to promote diversification within...


New Delhi, India 28/02/2014

The Economic Policy Forum held a workshop on Resource Policy, designed as a collaborative research platform, was hosted by Observer Research Foundation in New Delhi on February 28, 2014. Supported by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), the EPF facilitates...


Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 13/03/2014 - 14/03/2014

On March 13-14, the Economic Policy Forum met in Rio de Janeiro to formally launch its third Policy Initiative around issues of regional economic integration. The workshop was hosted by the Instituto de Pesquisa Econômica Aplicada (Ipea), and supported by...


Baku, Azerbaijan 29/05/2014 - 30/05/2014

Supported by the UN Development Programme, the Swiss Development Cooperation (DEZA), and the Economic Policy Forum (EPF), international experts, policy analysts and business representatives met in Baku on May 29-30 for a workshop on „Developing a Skilled Workforce for Economic...


Berlin, Germany 15/09/2014

Description From 15-16 September 2014, the Emerging Market Multinationals Network for Sustainability (EMM) and the Economic Policy Forum (EPF) held their first joint Global Summit in Berlin, Germany. In line with the topic “Emerging Market Investment Strategies: New Pathways for...


Berlin, Germany 15/09/2014 - 16/09/2014

Photo: GIZ, David Ausserhoffer On 15-16 September 2014 the Economic Policy Forum (EPF) and the Emerging Market Multinationals Network for Sustainability (EMM) held their first joint Global Summit in Berlin, Germany on “Emerging Market Investment Strategies: New Pathways for Green Growth“. More...


Beijing, China 03/11/2014 - 06/11/2014

More than a dozen experts from leading policy think tanks in emerging and industrialized countries met upon invitation of the Economic Policy Forum (EPF) from 3 to 6 November in Beijing for a „Think Week“ around issues of „Successful Investment Policy...


Cape Town, Westkap, South Africa 25/11/2014 - 27/11/2015

Photo: SAIIA Following discussions earlier this year in Rio de Janeiro, EPF members met for their second roundtable on “Drivers of Regional Integration” in Cape Town, South Africa. The 2-day workshop was organized and hosted by EPF founding member, the South...


Munich, Germany 08/02/2015

On 8 February 2015, the Observer Research Foundation (ORF) and The Economic Policy Forum (EPF) co-hosted the concluding lunchtime panel at the Munich Security Conference (MSC). ORF and EPF also used the occasion to launch their report on “The Future...


Istanbul, Turkey 10/02/2015 - 11/02/2015

This Inaugural Meeting of Think20 brought together think tanks and high-level experts with the goal to identify topics and jointly develop analysis, for innovative policy approaches to be delivered to the G20 Leaders Summit. The Economic Policy Research Foundation of Turkey,...


Berlin, Germany 18/05/2015 - 19/05/2015

EPF and TEPAV host Think20 Regional Seminar on Innovation and Technology Diffusion Experts agree on Key Messages and Recommendations for G20 Sherpas Under the umbrella of the Turkish Presidency of the G20, the Economic Policy Forum (EPF) and the Economic...


Moscow, Russia 21/05/2015

In the run-up of the 7th BRICS Academic Forum in Moscow, members of the Economic Policy Forum met on 21 May 2015 at the National Research University Higher School of Economics, to discuss and finalize the first round of publications...


Paris, France 15/07/2015 - 16/07/2015

In the lead-up to the negotiations at the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21) in Paris in December 2015, the Observer Research Foundation (ORF) and the Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV), under the umbrella of the Economic Policy Forum (EPF), are...


Beijing, China 10/08/2015

  In preparation for the G20 presidency in 2016, the Renmin University for the third time hosted the G20 Think Tank Summit from July 30 to August 1 in Beijing. Organized by the Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies (RDCY), and with Shanghai...


18/09/2015

On 08 February 2015, the Observer Research Foundation (ORF) and The Economic Policy Forum (EPF) co-hosted the concluding lunchtime panel at the Munich Security Conference (MSC). ORF and EPF also used the occasion to launch their report on “The Future...


18/09/2015

EPF and TEPAV host Think20 Regional Seminar on Innovation and Technology Diffusion Experts agree on Key Messages and Recommendations for G20 Sherpas Under the umbrella of the Turkish Presidency of the G20, the Economic Policy Forum (EPF) and the Economic...


Beijing, China 14/12/2015 - 15/12/2015

Members of the Economic Policy Forum participated in the T20 Kick-Off Meeting in Beijing at the start of the Chinese G20 presidency. The Institute of World Economics and Politics of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (IWEP, CASS) is in the...


26/07/2016

The South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA), the Economic Policy Forum (EPF) and the Southern-African-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SAGCC) held a Business Breakfast Discussion on 'Regional Drivers and Barriers to Business' where the results of the joint...


Vivanta By Taj – Fort Aguada, Goa, Aguada Fort Area, Candolim, Goa, Indien 16/09/2016 - 22/09/2016

Observer Research Foundation (ORF), a member think tank of the Economic Policy Forum (EPF), and Research and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS) co-hosted the 8th BRICS Academic Forum from 19-22 September, 2016, in India. Back-to-back to the official event, ORF and RIS, in...


Berlin, Deutschland 22/09/2016

EPF's policy initiative “Regional Integration” aims at developing policy recommendations that contribute to ensuring that regional integration processes are beneficial for all countries in a given region, and not only for the dominant economic one. In this context, EPF in partnership with...


Berlin, Deutschland 30/11/2016

On 30 November, EPF co-organized the kick-off workshop of the T20 (Think20) Task Force on Forced Migration (TFFM) which took up its mission under the German G20 Presidency in Berlin. TFFM’s goal is to propose innovative, dispassionate and evidence-based policy options to...


27/04/2017

On the occasion of the Women20 summit in Berlin, April 25th and 26th 2017, Emerging Market Sustainability Dialogues (EMSD)  jointly with Women20 and the Kiel Institute for the World Economy  launched the Executive Summary of the study  "The Effects of Digitalisation on Gender Equality...


03/05/2017

The Women20 (W20) Summit, which took place in Berlin from April 24-26, 2017, came to an end with the handing over of the W20 Communiqué to the German Chancellor Angela Merkel in her current role as President of the G20....


19/05/2017

Bringing together leading think tanks from emerging economies as part of its Policy Initiative on Innovation and Economic Diversification, the Economic Policy Forum (EPF) in cooperation with the Cologne Institute for Economic Research (IW) published a study on “The Role...


03/07/2017

On 29 and 30 May, the “Global Solutions” Summit of the T20 – the think tank engagement group of the G20 – brought together around 1000 representatives of leading global think tanks in Berlin. Participants included renowned researchers, Nobel Prize...


Berlin, Deutschland 14/07/2017

The Emerging Market Sustainability Dialogues (EMSD), together with EPF's member think tank Observer Research Foundation (ORF) and Global Health Strategies (GHS), hosted a roundtable on women’s economic empowerment and reproductive health and rights on 14 July 2017 in the GIZ offices in...


Berlin, Deutschland 14/07/2017

The Emerging Market Sustainability Dialogues (EMSD), together with the Observer Research Foundation (ORF) and Global Health Strategies (GHS), hosted a roundtable on women’s economic empowerment and reproductive health and rights on 14 July 2017 in the GIZ offices in Berlin....


22/09/2017

On 6 September, EMSD facilitated the first All-Women20-Presidencies Roundtable in Berlin in which representatives of all past, present and known future Women20 (W20) presidencies came together to discuss the future course of action for W20 in Argentina and beyond. The event...


25/09/2017

The Emerging Market Sustainability Dialogues (EMSD) is launching a Challenge Fund and invites actors from think tanks, multinational corporations, and the financial sector to jointly submit proposals. The Fund is open to a wide variety of projects, with different topics,...


24/10/2017

On October 12 Women20 and the Emerging Market Sustainability Dialogues (EMSD) co-organized an event in the realm of the WBG/IMF Civil Society Policy Forum in Washington, D.C. 70 representatives from the public, private and financial sectors attended ”Women20 targeting financial...


Peking, China 30/10/2017 - 02/11/2017

Digitalisation: Opportunities for Greener and More Inclusive Value Chains in Emerging Markets The impact of digitalisation is growing, not least in emerging markets: Whether it is renting a shared bicycle in New Delhi, taking out a small business loan in...


Peking, China 30/10/2017 - 02/11/2017

Digitalisation: Opportunities for Greener and More Inclusive Value Chains in Emerging Markets The impact of digitalisation is growing, not least in emerging markets: Whether it is renting a shared bicycle in New Delhi, taking out a small business loan in...


11/12/2017

With the Group of 20 (G20) Presidency, Germany has also handed over its Women 20 (W20) Presidency to Argentina on 1 December 2017. W20 is one of the seven G20 engagement groups, forming a network of women’s organisations, female entrepreneurs...


08/03/2018

In celebration of International Women’s Day (8 March 2018), the Sustainable Stock Exchanges Initiative (SSE) together with organisations such as UN Women and the International Finance Corporation annually ring the bell for gender equality to raise awareness of the crucial...


09/03/2018

The second W20 Dialogue Forum took place in Berlin, where various German women associations jointly reflected on the results and the diverse experiences of the international women’s dialogue following the end of Germany’s W20 presidency, on February 23, 2018. Questions...


14/03/2018

With a 2-day Kick-off Conference on 1-2 February 2018, the Think20 (T20) – the think tank engagement group of the G20 – launched its work under the Argentinian Presidency. Ten thematic Task Forces were constituted and presented their work plans...


04/06/2018

Women20 (W20) Argentina launched a series of during the OECD Forum 2018 in Paris – May 28 to May 30, 2018. The forum is an important part of the annual OECD Week that also features the OECD main Ministerial meeting,...


14/06/2018

Agenda UN Women Presentation W20 Presentation EMSD Presentation


18/06/2018

Sao Paolo, Brazil on 11 - 12 June 2018 Women20 (W20) is an official engagement group of the G20 formed by an international network of women leaders from civil society organisations, the business sector, entrepreneurs and think tanks. Its objective...


22/06/2018

Berlin on 28-29 May 2018 Global challenges require global solutions: With this credo, the Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW) organised the 2nd Global Solutions Summit, established 2017 under the German Think20 (T20) Coordination. This year, in collaboration with...


15/10/2018

Buenos Aires, Argentina, on 1 – 3 October 2018 Women20 (W20) is an official engagement group of the G20 formed by a transnational network of women leaders from civil society organisations, the business sector, entrepreneurs and think tanks. Its objective...