VIDEO: Brown signals 'Global New Deal' and reform of IFIs ahead of G20

President Barack Obama welcomed Gordon Brown to the White House for brief talks ahead of April's G20 Meeting in London. Brown used the press availability to discuss his desire for a, "...global new deal that will involve all the countries of the world in sorting out and cleaning up the banking system." Brown went on to suggest that this will be an ideal time to reform international institutions and create a "Green Economy."
Video after the jump.

Live blogging Joseph Stiglitz at UN

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UK Government announces invitations to World Leaders for G20 summit

The UK Prime Minister has issued invitations to world leaders to attend the London Summit on stability, growth and jobs taking place on the 2nd of April.

Invitations have gone out to Heads of State from: Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Czech Republic (EU Presidency), France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, The Netherlands, Republic of Korea, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Spain, Turkey, United States.