G8 Summit

 
Transparency will help Africa help itself
Transparency will help Africa help itself
In 2004, one year before the United Kingdom was preparing to host the G8 summit at Gleneagles in Scotland, a group of the most influential British...
Cameron urges G8 leaders to draw inspiration from hosts N Ireland
Cameron urges G8 leaders to draw inspiration from hosts N Ireland
Cameron said leaders gathering Monday for the summit should reach speedy agreement on trade and tax reforms, and draw inspiration from the...
When 'helping' Africa resembles grabbing its resources
When 'helping' Africa resembles grabbing its resources
One of the stated purposes of the Conference of...
Europe's leaders urged to opt for growth
Europe's leaders urged to opt for growth
Europe’s leaders met on Wednesday for crisis talks to rescue the euro amid a warning from the West’s leading economic think-tank that...
Food security action must follow words
Food security action must follow words
In the lead-up to this past weekend’s G8 summit, the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa met United States President Barack Obama and...
Merkel has upper hand in meeting with Obama
Merkel has upper hand in meeting with Obama
United States President Barack Obama is likely to press German Chancellor Angela Merkel to support a growth package to bail out Europe at the G8...
G8 summit pledges $20bn for Arab spring nations
G8 summit pledges $20bn for Arab spring nations
Arab countries in transition to democracy are to be offered as much as $20-billion in aid, loans and debt relief as a result of pledges being...
Libya rejects G8, open only to AU peace talks
Libya rejects G8, open only to AU peace talks
The Libyan regime on Friday rejected calls from a summit of G8 world powers for strongman Muammar Gaddafi to stand down and said any initiative to...
G8 leaders in France to grapple with global crises
G8 leaders in France to grapple with global crises
Leaders of the world's richest nations begin a summit on France's Normandy coast on Thursday dominated by the Arab Spring, the economy, and Japan's...
Is inviting Africans to G8 meeting 'window-dressing'?
Is inviting Africans to G8 meeting 'window-dressing'?
Questions are being asked about whether the Group of Eight invitation to seven African states to attend its summit in Ontario, Canada, reflects its...
G8 must keep Aids promise
G8 must keep Aids promise
Civil society organisations from around the world on Wednesday made a coordinated appeal to the Canadian government to help pressure the Group of...

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