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  • November 11, 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.

  • November 5, 2010

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

  • October 26, 2010

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

  • October 3, 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.

  • September 28, 2009

    G20 leaders have missed a crucial opportunity to combat climate change, Christian relief and development agencies have said, adding that hopes have been dashed

  • September 18, 2009

    A major Faith Leaders Summit will precede the G20 Summit of world leaders in Pittsburgh, United States, setting out a priority agenda for tackling poverty and environmental damage.

  • September 6, 2009

    Christian Aid is urging G20 finance ministers to prioritise reforms that would help developing countries counter the tax dodging activities of international companies.

  • April 22, 2009

    The International Monetary Fund and World Bank should use their spring meetings to deliver the G20’s promise to protect the world’s poorest countries from economic devastation, development agency Oxfam says.

  • April 21, 2009

    A legal attempt to block Britain's Channel 4 News from broadcasting a report about the death of passer-by Ian Tomlinson at the recent G20 protest in London has failed.

  • April 2, 2009

    A pledge by world leaders to pump $1 trillion into the International Monetary Fund will help, “fails to go far enough”, international Catholic development agency Progressio says.