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Author: Médecins Sans Frontières
As the G8 announces details of Global Health Fund, access to affordable medicines for the poor must be a priority.
Author: Halifax Initiative
NGOs call on G8 governments to soon adopt high level binding common environmental guidelines for their Export Credit Agencies.
Author: UN Wire
Speaking prior to this Friday's opening of the Group of Eight summit in Genoa, Italy, World Bank President James Wolfensohn today called for improved access for developing countries to wealthy countries' markets as well as for increased aid.
Author: Robin Pomeroy, Reuters
Green energies like wind and solar power could play a major role in improving the lives of millions of the world's poorest people, says a report to be handed to world leaders at a summit in Genoa, Italy next weekend. The report, co-written by Mark...
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Author: World Bank
Bank president says rich countries must take urgent steps to give poor countries market access and increase aid: In a speech today to the UN's Economic and Social Council, World Bank President James D Wolfensohn called on G7 leaders to take steps to...
Author: Tom Barry, Foreign Policy in Focus
Unfortunately, the G8/G7 has shown little leadership in addressing the deepening crisis of global governance. Indeed it has contributed to this crisis by supporting policy solutions that bypass the UN and that favor transnational corporations over...
Author: Oxfam International Briefing Paper
The richest countries of the world promised to help developing countries halve poverty, reduce child mortality by two thirds, and ensure every child gets a free and good quality primary education. All by 2015. There remains a huge gap between promises...
Author: Michael M. Phillips and Yaroslav Trofimov, Wall Street Journal
Author: Doug Vaughan, Inter Press Service