What’s New July 2007
This page lists changes to this site for July 2007.
A few video clips on structural adjustment, debt and free trade issues have been posted to existing pages (view them below and scroll down to find them).
As with previous years, the annual meeting’s buildup was full of anticipation and public pressure on the leaders to deliver on their promises. Pledges of vast amounts of money made the headlines together with G8 leaders’ self congratulations. However, details reveal a more confusing picture and the amount pledged isn’t as high as it may first seem. Furthermore, discussion on expected issues didn’t necessarily mean success or concrete steps forward, while other important issues hardly gained media attention, despite their importance, such as health and intellectual property rights, and farms subsidies of industrialized nations.
It is quite common to hear of corruption in poor countries. However, it is also common place in rich nations, and international institutions too. This short update to the corruption section expands on this further.
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