Category - g20

  • 3 Nov 2011

    As G20 leaders meet in Cannes, Occupy London Stock Exchange has appealed for a unified global statement of the movement's grievances and goals.

  • 30 Oct 2011

    It’s the G20 in Cannes this week. You’ve got to love the French for putting the summit in one of the most glamorous towns on the Cote d’Azur, but I suppose they’re versed in security down there, what with the film festival and all. I expect it’s pretty similar logistics ensuring Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt can move safely from uber-yacht to La Croisette to the Carlton Hotel, as it will be for the 20 wealthiest nation heads of state to shuffle to the convention centre.

  • 27 Sep 2011

    G20 ministers’ latest plan to help poor countries misses an opportunity to drive massive change by neglecting action against tax dodgers, says Christian Aid.

  • 26 Sep 2011

    On the eve of the Conservative party conference in Manchester, Christian Aid, CAFOD and Tearfund will warn the party not to abandon its pledge to be the "greenest government ever."

  • 14 Apr 2011

    Judges have ruled that the Metropolitan Police acted unlawfully by kettling clmate campaigners at a protest near a G20 meeting two years ago.

  • 12 Nov 2010

    As conflicts over trade interests dominates the G20 Summit in Seoul, CAFOD is urging world leaders to ensure trade is used as a tool for development.

  • 11 Nov 2010

    The G20 nations are flying in to Seoul in South Korea today for the start of the two-day summit which will see a new development agenda discussed.

    Tonight, heads of state will gather for a working dinner before meeting tomorrow around the negotiating table proper. But for many of them it will only have been days since they saw each other last, with the US courting India and Cameron skirting the human rights elephant in the room during trade tête-à-têtes with the Chinese supremo.

  • 5 Nov 2010

    CSW has said it will deliver a letter to the PM from parliamentarians, urging him to raise human rights cases

  • 26 Oct 2010

    Development agencies are disappointed that the G20 has not made progress on a financial transaction tax to assist the poorest globally.

  • 3 Oct 2009

    The police and the Director of Public Prosecutions are facing strong criticism for bringing charges against peaceful protestors who wore fancy dress at the G20 demonstrations in April. They are accused of impersonating police officers.