G20 Sherpas' Meeting
On March 3-4, 2013 the Second Sherpas' Meeting was held in Moscow within the framework of Russia's G20 Presidency.
During the meeting Sherpas discussed the main outcomes of the first Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors' Meeting, which had been held on February 15-16, 2013. Sherpas considered such issues as implementation of the Framework for Strong, Sustainable and Balanced Growth; financing for investment; reform of international financial architecture; financial regulation; and impact of structural reforms on growth.
In the course of the meeting reports were also presented on the results of the working groups' meetings held recently - Energy Sustainability Working Group (ESWG), Task Force on Employment (ETF), Anti-Corruption Working Group (ACWG) and Development Working Group (DWG).
The G20 Sherpas were also addressed by the representatives of Business 20, Civil 20, and Youth 20 who elaborated on the working program of their respective outreach formats in 2013.
Finally, Sherpas discussed the preparatory process for the Saint-Petersburg Summit.