• 1 Apr 2009

    Pope Benedict XVI has urged British PM Gordon Brown to push for the establishment of an ethically-grounded financial system at the G20 summit that begins in London on Thurday.

  • 1 Apr 2009

    Prime Minister Gordon Brown has told faith leaders and representatives of NGOs at St Paul's Cathedral in London that the world must adopt global economic rules based on common values.

  • 1 Apr 2009

    The Put People First demonstration in London on 28 March, ahead of the G20 meeting was a showcase of political, environmental and economic idealism, says Hannah Kowszun. But are such marches mirroring too much of what they decry?

  • 31 Mar 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.

  • 31 Mar 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.

  • 31 Mar 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.

  • 30 Mar 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.

  • 29 Mar 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.

  • 27 Mar 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.

  • 26 Mar 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.