News headlines for “WTO Doha “Development” Trade Round Collapse, 2006”, page 5

  1. World Bank, IMF Face Shifting Development Paradigm

    Saturday, September 17, 2011

    Amid a global financial crisis that has shown little signs of reversing, next week's fall meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank are crucial in setting the tone for rebounding world markets, to which leaders of the Bretton Woods institutions offered optimistic, yet ultimately vague, solutions in speeches this week.

  2. U.S.: Republicans Call for Major Cuts to U.N.

    Friday, September 16, 2011

    As leaders from around the globe begin gathering in New York City for the annual opening of the U.N. General Assembly (UNGA), Republican lawmakers in Washington are calling for a major overhaul of the world body that would almost certainly result in huge cuts to its budget and operations.

  3. TRADE: Southern Africa Has its Work Cut Out

    Friday, September 09, 2011

    Southern Africa has moved forward with regional economic integration, but challenges remain, say trade experts.

  4. Eurozone Crisis Could Spill Over into the Developing World

    Monday, August 15, 2011

    When the global economy was hit by a severe recession in 2008- 2009, the negative fallout impacted heavily on the world's developing nations, hindering the U.N.'s key development goals, including plans for the elimination of extreme poverty and hunger worldwide by 2015.

  5. Development NGOs Face 'Existential Challenge'

    Saturday, August 13, 2011

    Buy now, pay later. That's the power Muhammad Yunus gave to the world's poor.

  6. South Summit Meeting of World Leaders in Search of a Venue

    Monday, August 08, 2011

    The ongoing political turmoil in Libya has derailed plans for a major summit meeting of developing nations scheduled to take place in Tripoli in October.

  7. Water as Basic Human Right Has a Market Price, Says U.N. Chief

    Wednesday, August 03, 2011

    As the 193-member General Assembly commemorates the first anniversary of its landmark resolution pronouncing water and sanitation to be a basic human right, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon triggered a political controversy last week when he implicitly declared that even human rights have a market price.

  8. U.S.: Key Committee Slashes Foreign Aid, Warns Palestinians

    Wednesday, July 27, 2011

    Amidst growing fears of a new fiscal crisis sparked by a possible U.S. debt default next week, a key Republican-led Congressional committee Wednesday approved deep cuts in foreign aid and contributions to the United Nations and other multilateral institutions next year.

  9. Haiti's Reconstruction Still an Uphill Battle

    Tuesday, July 26, 2011

    As Haiti struggles to recover from the deadly January 2010 earthquake that killed over 200,000 people and forced nearly 1.5 million into camps, international funding is failing to keep pace with the generous pledges made last year, and in- fighting in Haiti's new government is hindering the disbursement of aid.

  10. Right to Water Still a Political Mirage

    Saturday, July 23, 2011

    When the international community commemorates the first anniversary of a historic General Assembly resolution recognising the right to water and sanitation as a basic human right, there will be no joyous celebrations in the corridors of the United Nations, come Jul. 28.

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