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Tatyana Lanshina


2012. Vol. 7. No. 4. P. 151–170 [issue contents]

The article presents the analysis of the USA positions on key global governance issues. The analysis has been carried out on the basis of G20 documents and data from national sources (laws, national programs, leaders’ statements etc). The research highlights the USA priorities which define its positions in G20 and other international institutions.

Due to its economic and political influence the USA plays one of the leading roles in such institutions as G8 and G20. In the aftermath of the financial and economic crisis and increasing competition from other emerging economies the USA is focused on recovering its economy and retaining leadership positions. The USA stance is characterized by a complex approach to global governance: impact of measures undertaken in one area is considered in other areas. Moreover, while implementing measures to tackle social and technological risks the USA tries to achieve positive economic effect. Thus, the USA interests are focused on sustainable economic growth in context of energy and geopolitical security. In the nearest future tackling global financial crisis consequences including measures for enhancing transparency and accountability, food and energy security and geopolitical stability will be the USA priorities for agendas in international fora. The USA continues to pay significant attention to combating world terrorism and crime.

The study is implemented within the project of the Russian International Affairs Council and International Organizations Research Institute National Research University Higher School of Economics “Enhancing Effectiveness of Russia’s Participation in G20, G8 and BRICS”.

Citation: Lanshina Tatyana A (2012) SShA [USA] INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATIONS RESEARCH JOURNAL, 4, pp. 151-170 (in Russian)
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