Because of the G-20 involvement with The Council on Foreign Relations, The Trilateral Commission and The Bilderberg Group many of the G-20 meetings have faced public protest from political dissidents.
The aim of many protesters is to counteract what they perceive as a ” New World Order “. The June 2010 version had the police in the mandatory riot gear with the anarchist protest group in all black. Looting and torching a police car ablaze made the mainstream media.
The G-20 Group of Twenty Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors is a group of 20 economies. 19 countries plus the european single currency equals G-20.
Their heads of state periodically assemble at summits since 2008. The G-20 economies total 85% of global GNP, gross national product, 80% of world trade and two-thirds of the world’s 7 billion population. The Twenty Members are:
Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China
European Union, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, South Korea, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States