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20 July 2001

Global Health Fund must not be a subsidy for the drug industry

Author: Médecins Sans Frontières

As the G8 announces details of Global Health Fund, access to affordable medicines for the poor must be a priority.

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Article
19 July 2001

G8's impotence in reforming their export credit agencies

Author: Halifax Initiative

NGOs call on G8 governments to soon adopt high level binding common environmental guidelines for their Export Credit Agencies.

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Article
16 July 2001

G-8: Wolfensohn, Annan Urge Summit To Focus On Poor

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.

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Article
16 July 2001

G8 report sees renewables as key energy for poor

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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16 July 2001

World Bank Calls on G7 to Put Africa, Trade and Poverty on Top of Genoa Summit Agenda

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...

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Article
1 July 2001

G8 and Global Governance

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...

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Article
1 July 2001

Where's the money? G8 promises, G8 failures

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...

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Article
13 March 2001

G-7 Nations Ponder Footing Bill To Fight AIDS in Poorer Countries

Author: Michael M. Phillips and Yaroslav Trofimov, Wall Street Journal

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Article
23 June 1997

ENVIRONMENT - G-7: Indigenous Groups Lament Record After Rio

Author: Doug Vaughan, Inter Press Service

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