Category - g20

  • March 31, 2009

    Protestors carrying a huge dead canary and signs saying ‘Canary Wharf RIP’ will demonstrate tomorrow against the government’s attempts to revive the dead policies of the free market system on the eve of the G20 summit of the world’s leading economies.

  • March 31, 2009

    Responding to global financial crisis must be more than "short term financial bail out." It must seek "long term transformation" and "sound ethical and moral principles", says the World Council of Churches.

  • March 31, 2009

    It is understandable that some people feel sceptical about demonstrations in the wake of events like the G20 summit, says Simon Barrow. But mobilisation for change needs to be seen as part of a larger process of change, not as an act of disconnected idealism.

  • March 30, 2009

    Religious leaders in Britain have today urged the G20 leaders not to forget their commitments to the world’s poorest people in the current economic crisis.

  • March 29, 2009

    Nearly 40,000 people marched in central London yesterday to demand that the G20 leaders meeting in the capital this week face the need for major changes to the international financial system.

  • March 27, 2009

    Thousands of peaceful protesters are expected to join rallies on Saturday 28 March ahead of the 2 April 2009 G20 rich countries' summit on the global financial crisis.

  • March 26, 2009

    A charity is urging G20 leaders to ensure that issues that matter to the world’s poorest countries are not sidelined when they meet in London next week.

  • March 25, 2009

    Millions of people will lose their jobs in developing countries and millions more in Europe under free trade plans to be promoted by British prime minister Gordon Brown at the G20 summit of the world’s leading economies, say campaigners.

  • March 22, 2009

    Baptist, Methodist and United Reformed Church chiefs want the G20 heads of government, meeting in London next week, to move boldly on the current economic crisis and action on global warming.

  • February 27, 2009

    Hordes of poverty and green campaigners from groups representing hundreds of thousands of people will join the largest British event to confront the global economic crisis this weekend.