Globalisation and Development

  • 20 Apr 2007

    A Catholic aid agency is calling on the World Bank board to demand President Paul Wolfowitz’s resignation in the wake of his alleged role in securing a promotion and a substantial pay rise for his partner.

  • 19 Apr 2007

    El Salvador's struggling families will lose out if an alternative fuel project goes ahead, says a Lutheran bishop. The US should not solve its environmental problems on the backs of poor countries, he suggests.

  • 19 Apr 2007

    Campaigners from across the UK will visit all 26 European embassies in London today to protest against free trade deals they say will have a devastating impact on millions of the world's poorest people.

  • 18 Apr 2007

    Hilary Benn wants to end the nomenclature of a 'war on terror', but he does not seem to have abandoned the 'clash of civilizations' or proposed any real alternative, writes Michael Marten.

  • 18 Apr 2007

    A leading UK churches' development agency has said that the Paul Wolfowitz saga would best be addressed by a dose of democracy and accountability in the US-dominated World Bank.

  • 16 Apr 2007

    People opposing world poverty are following the example of Leeds MP John Battle by joining a CAFOD lifestyle campaign pledging income to global development. They are urging others in public life to do likewise.

  • 16 Apr 2007

    Churches and labour groups have been lobbying the McDonald's food corporation for months over their labour practices. They are pleased with a new agreement to pay migrant workers more, but want to see further action.

  • 13 Apr 2007

    Christian Aid partners are working to help displaced people in Sri Lanka after renewed fighting has forced more than 155,000 civilians to flee their homes in recent weeks.

  • 13 Apr 2007

    International relief agency Oxfam is urging the European Union to lift a year-long suspension of aid to the Hamas-led government as the Palestinian people sink deeper into poverty.

  • 12 Apr 2007

    International development agency Christian Aid has joined forces with environmental broadband TV channel, green.tv.