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G20 leaders have missed a crucial opportunity to combat climate change, Christian relief and development agencies have said, adding that hopes have been dashed
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.
Christian Aid is urging G20 finance ministers to prioritise reforms that would help developing countries counter the tax dodging activities of international companies.
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.
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.
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.
The G20 summit has made some progress on some critical issues, but with many missed opportunities the chair of Put People First has said. The coalition wants more attention to pledge implementation.
The anti-poverty charity War on Want today condemned Gordon Brown and other G20 leaders for throwing money at the global economic crisis rather than addressing its root causes.
The Trade Justice Movement has warned that a push to complete Dohan World Trade Organisation talks, called for by the G20, would place people all around the world at risk.
G20 leaders failed to show real leadership and inject new life into UN talks by a more ambitious statement setting out the kind of deal they want to see in Copenhagen, says the aid agency.