What’s New June 2002

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Date of Update


June 30, 2002

  1. In recent years, many promises of aid and debt relief for poor countries have been made by rich nations. But hardly any has really been delivered. Recent G8 summits have often produced a lot of statements of ways forward especially on issues related to poverty and development, but it seems that words aren't always followed up with actions. There have been similar criticisms of the recent G8 summit in Canada. Find Out More »
    - Related Section(s): Third World Debt / Trade and Economic Issues

  2. A recent international summit on food and hunger highlights the problems of politics as an obstacle to solving world hunger. Causes of world hunger are found in political and economic roots, rather than just agricultural issues. Hence, the solutions, if possible, are even more complex. Find Out More »
    - Related Section(s): Causes of Poverty / Poverty and Hunger / Trade and Economic Issues

  3. A few additional articles on various aspects of the so called "war on terror" have been posted. (See the growing list of articles at the following link.) Find Out More »
    - Related Section(s): Middle East / Geopolitics