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G8 countries have yet to live up to the important commitments they made on tax and transparency at their Northern Ireland summit a year ago, says Christian Aid.
The Lough Erne declaration on tax, agreed today (Tuesday 18 June) at the G8 summit, is too easy to get round, a senior trade unionist has warned.
I am on a train that’s just pulled out of Leeds, following a great day at ‘Not the G8', a conference run by the World Development Movement (WDM).
Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin must throw all their political weight into making the Geneva peace conference on Syria at the G8 summit.
UK agencies are calling on the UK government to raise the issue of conflict-related sexual violence at a United Nations review in Geneva today (23 April)
A Declaration on Preventing Sexual Violence In Conflict has been agreed by the G8 countries.
Religious leaders from G8 countries have called on heads of government to follow the UK in fulfilling existing commitments to spend 0.7% of national income on aid.
Tax justice campaigners have responded to the UK Prime Minister's recent World Economic Forum speech in Davos by calling for firm action to match his words.
Hunger and malnutrition in childhood will trap almost a billion young people in poverty by 2025, says a new campaign from development charities and faith groups.
The G8 summit of world leaders in France in May 2011 announced billions of dollars of 'aid' for the Arab Spring. Yet it was the G8 who armed and financed the dictators of Egypt and Tunisia, who have now been overthrown.
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Christian Aid has called on the Royal Bank of Scotland to stop funding fossil fuel projects.
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