Thursday, April 2, 2009

Who are the G-20?

Today's episode of CNN Student News leads off with a segment about the G-20 conference. The segment provides an overview of the topics being discussed at the G-20 conference. In the second segment of the episode a reporter hits the streets to find out if anyone can identify the various leaders of the G-20 countries. The video is embedded below.


Applications for Education
Today's episode of CNN Student News could be a good introduction to a lesson in global economics and international relations. One point raised in the video that could be a good discussion question is; in light of the recent economic downturn, what obligation do wealthier countries have to help the poorer countries of the world?