4.1 Global interactions and global power

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4.1 Global interactions and global power

Geographic inquiry: How global power and influence varies spatially

  • Globalization indices showing how countries participate in global interactions
  • Global superpowers and their economic, geopolitical and cultural influence
    • Detailed examples of at least two actual or potential global superpowers
  • Powerful organizations and global groups:
    • G7/8, G20 and Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) groups
    • Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries’ (OPEC) influence over energy policies
    • global lending institutions, including the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and New Development Bank (NDB)