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By Raul de Sagastizabal On Tuesday, August 9th, 2011

China Alone Abides by Commitments to World's Poorest

By Raul de Sagastizabal low cost furosemide 80 mg azithromycin pills The WTO member countries are moving towards the Eighth Ministerial Conference in Doha next December, again with no concrete results, even on More...

By Justin Frewen On Sunday, January 23rd, 2011

Is there a Role for Human Rights in a Free Trade World?

Up to 50,000 people a day die from poverty related causes with 22,000 of these fatalities being children under the age of five. The plight of the world’s most impoverished and vulnerable people have been further More...

By Justin Frewen On Monday, December 20th, 2010

Tackling Financial Exclusion in Europe

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By Steve Morning On Monday, November 22nd, 2010

100 Million Driven into Poverty By Healthcare

According to the latest annual report released by the World Health Organization (WHO) this Monday healthcare costs cialis australia online force 100 million people into poverty every year. payday loans in platte More...

By Justin Frewen On Wednesday, April 28th, 2010

Trade Not Aid?

Despite pledges on the part of donor countries in 1970 to spend 0.7% of GNP on official development assistance (ODA), this target is still proving elusive 40 years later. However, many would argue that ODA is not More...

By Danielle Nierenberg On Wednesday, April 14th, 2010

In Rwanda: A helping hand (and an exit strategy)

By Jim Devries, Executive Vice-President of Programs for Heifer International based in Little Rock, Arkansas and Danielle Nierenberg, senior researcher at the Worldwatch Institute. lowest cost viagra online More...

By Justin Frewen On Sunday, April 11th, 2010

Time to Revisit the Millennium Development Goals?

In the midst of the economic and financial ‘bonfire of the vanities’, which continues to smoulder around us, it becomes even more difficult to consider the plight of the poor and the destitute who reside in More...

By Justin Frewen On Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010

Poverty in the Southern Hemisphere

Despite the wondrous technological developments and global wealth generated since the start of the 19th century, billions of people continue to live in the direst conditions of poverty. One of the most prevalent More...

By Justin Frewen On Friday, March 19th, 2010

The ongoing persecution of Haiti

Today Haiti is most commonly known for being the poorest country in the ‘western’ hemisphere and a land wracked by destitution and despair. This picture has only been reinforced by the horrific consequences More...

By Justin Frewen On Thursday, March 18th, 2010

Global Inequality

To a large extent, the reality of global inequality is ignored or at best downplayed. However, this has not always been the case. Indeed, in the early 1950s, the first UN resolutions on development focused on inequality More...

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