G-20 Event: New Challenges in International Taxation


Location: Meeting Halls A&B, HQ1-3-430A&B




This G20 event will explore ways to increase cooperation on international taxation amid efforts to address global challenges such as hunger, inequality and climate change.




Fernando Haddad
Minister of Finance of Brazil

Minister Fernando Haddad

Minister of Finance of Brazil, Haddad holds a master’s degree in economics and a PhD in philosophy. In addition to his political career, he is a professor of Political Science at the Federal University of São Paulo (USP). Former minister of education from 2005 until 2012, he implemented the Institutional Teaching Initiation Scholarship Programme (PIBID) and the Unified Selection System (SiSU). One of his most notable achievements was obtaining the unprecedented investment grade rating from the Fitch rating agency, transforming the country's most indebted city into a net creditor.


Bruno Le Maire
Minister of the Economy, Finance and Recovery of France

Minister Bruno Le Maire

Graduated from the Institut d'études politiques (IEP) in Paris and the École nationale d'administration (ENA), Le Maire is a distinguished writer and former diplomat. He began his career as Foreign Affairs Adviser at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (known as the Quai d'Orsay). In 2002, he became Strategic Affairs Adviser to the Minister of Foreign Affairs followed by Adviser to the Minister of the Interior in 2004.In December 2008, he was named Minister of State for European Affairs in François Fillon’s government before being appointed Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries in June 2009.


Njung’una S. Ngundu
Minister of Finance of Kenya

Minister Njung’una S. Ngundu

Dr. Njuguna Ndung’u is the Minister of Finance of Kenya. He is the former Governor of the Central Bank of Kenya and an associate professor of economics at the University of Nairobi, previously helding positions at the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and the Kenya Institute of Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA). He is a Member of the Brookings Africa Growth Initiative (AGI) and a Senior Advisor for the UNCDF-based Better Than Cash Alliance. He is a member of the Task Force on Climate, Development and the International Monetary Fund.


Dr. Kristalina Georgieva
Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund

Dr. Kristalina Georgieva

Dr. Kristalina Georgieva is the current Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund. Formerly the Executive Director and Acting President of the World Bank from January 2017 to September 2019, she holds a PhD in Economic Sciences and a master’s degree in political economy and sociology from the Sofia University of National and World Economy, where she was an Associate Professor between 1977 and 1993. During her academic career, she was a visiting professor at the London School of Economics and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.


Dr. Laurence Tubiana
French Economist

Ms. Laurence Tubiana

Ms. Laurence Tubiana is a notable French economist, academic, and diplomat recognized for her role as France's Climate Change Ambassador and Special Representative during the 2015 COP21, playing a pivotal part in the Paris Agreement. She founded the Institute of Sustainable Development and International Relations in Paris and is a professor at Sciences Po Paris. She has also served as an environmental adviser to former Prime Minister Lionel Jospin and has been involved in international environmental negotiations for France. Additionally, she has been a part of the Conseil d'Analyse Économique and, since 2013, chaired the French Development Agency's Board of Directors. In 2017, she became CEO of the European Climate Foundation.