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G8 meeting: Will the poor be abandoned? (July 2009)

Rethinking Bretton Woods | Fri, Jul 3, 2009

G8 meeting: Will the poor be abandoned? (July 2009)

As the participants in the Group of Eight summit gathered in L'Aquila, Italy, July 8-10, the economic crisis gripping the world was getting lots of attention. In this interview for Catholic News Service, Aldo Caliari speaks about what can be expected from the G8 meeting, and how it relates to the recently held UN Conference on the World Financial and Economic Crisis.

 

G-8 Summit Makes Poverty A Story - But Nothing Else (July 2005)

Rethinking Bretton Woods | Fri, Jul 22, 2005

G-8 Summit Makes Poverty A Story - But Nothing Else (July 2005)

"This week the 2005 Summit of the Group of 8 leaders of industrialized countries took place in Gleneagles, Scotland. The Summit stood high among the frantic series of high-level meetings, reports and other advocacy moments that, because of their focus on development issues and on Africa, held promise for a 2005 in which important decisions would improve the living conditions of thousands. However, clouded by despicable terrorist attacks in London that threatened to derail the agenda of the meeting –and at some point the meeting itself –the Summit failed to meet expectations," says this article.
The 2005 G-8 Meeting: Any Hope For Justice?

Rethinking Bretton Woods | Fri, May 20, 2005

The 2005 G-8 Meeting: Any Hope For Justice?

"As world leaders prepare for the July 2005 G-8 meetings in Gleneagles, Scotland, activists around the world are turning their their focus to three broad areas: debt, aid, and trade. ""The greatest hopes for positive outcomes at Gleneagles are pinned on the debt issue,"" Aldo Caliari, Director of the Center's Rethinking Bretton Woods project, writes in this article appeared in Center Focus.