Category - g20

  • 9 Sep 2013

    The G20 is not facing up to the causes of the global debt crisis and its impact on the poorest, says a leading NGO working on debt issues.

  • 9 Sep 2013

    The G20 'Outlook for Development' paper from St Petersburg is "disappointing" overall, says Catholic development agency CAFOD.

  • 9 Sep 2013

    G20 leaders’ decisions on tax and financial transparency are welcome but they do little or nothing for poor countries, says Christian Aid.

  • 5 Sep 2013

    Long-term, chronic crises of global unemployment, inequality, economic instability and poverty must not be sidelined by the G20, says CAFOD.

  • 2 Sep 2013

    Jubilee Debt Campaign activists will be protesting outside the UK Treasury later this week, with their call for 'Life before debt'.

  • 2 Sep 2013

    Catholic organisations are calling on G20 leaders to consider how well they have served the needs of the poorest and most vulnerable.

  • 19 Jun 2012

    I have just reread an article I wrote for Ekklesia from last year’s G20 in Cannes, and while I sit here in the evening sun in Los Cabos with world leaders just a few miles away tucking into their Summit working dinner, I feel angry.

  • 19 Jun 2012

    Los Cabos is hot and rammed full of federal police and offshore gunships and the military atop armoured vehicles. Late last night, when the US President touched down in the local airport, the town was awash with sirens and helicopters and outriders.

  • 18 Jun 2012

    Across an area the size of an airport, large hangar-like buildings house plenary spaces, meeting rooms, press galleries, food courts, offices and exhibition spaces; Rio+20 is huge. 50,000 people have come. It’s the biggest UN conference ever, and expectations are running high.

  • 18 Jun 2012

    I am sitting in the press pit at the G20 in Mexico and as the Eurozone and the election in Greece threaten to wipe development off the agenda here yet again, CAFOD’s economics analyst Tina Weller has quite a lot to say. So I am handing over to her for a few words: