Category - bonn

  • December 5, 2011

    Afghanistan risks slipping back into civil war unless concrete steps toward long term development are taken at the Bonn Conference, Christian Aid is warning.

  • June 9, 2010

    Six months is a long time in international politics. Last December the world (194 countries to be precise) and its media descended on Copenhagen for what was billed as the deal-making opportunity of a generation. But despite the frenzy and an astonishingly high-powered guestlist, the talks ended in qualified failure. Qualified, because it could have been worse - the Copenhagen Accord could have been legally binding - and that would have been a disaster.