Thursday October 22, 2020

Debt and trade: time to make the connections

G7 finance ministers will meet in Washington on Friday to agree on Third World debt relief, but unfair trade is hindering development goals, writes Eugene Quinn

9th April, 2005

G7 finance ministers will meet in Washington on Friday to agree on Third World debt relief, but unfair trade is hindering development goals, writes Eugene Quinn

Every night, 830 million people go to bed hungry, according to the UNDP Human Development Report.

Half the world's population lives on less than $2 dollars a day; 2.8 billion people lack adequate sanitation; 104 million school-age children do not attend primary school; countless lives worldwide are being destroyed byAids.

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