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 Tuesday, 26 June 2007
Background Information
collection of links to texts about the G8.
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     Alberta Council for Global Cooperation (ACGC)
The Alberta Council for Global Cooperation (ACGC) is a coalition of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) working in Alberta and committed to advocate harmonious relations among nations and to promote equitable community development within nations wh
     David Moncoeur
This represents work on the mysterious deaths of scientists who worked for GEC-Marconi.
     Amnesty International
As the G8 heads of state prepare for their summit in Evian, Amnesty International reveals that despite assurances to the contrary, their governments are arming and supplying some of the world's worst abusers of human rights. (19.5.2003)
     article on G8, New Statesman
Andrew Simms dissects the pitiful record of G8, a summit of the industrialised countries that specialises in making big promises on aid, the environment and debt and then failing to deliver.
     Better World Links G8
WHAT WE OFFER YOU : Over 25,000 well organized links (internet addresses) in English on the following global topics.
     Bretton Woods Project
The Bretton Woods Project works as a networker, information-provider, media informant and watchdog to scrutinise and influence the World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF). Through briefings, reports and the bimonthly digest Bretton Woods Upd
DebtChannel.org is a OneWorld themed portal which brings together organisations and audiences concerned by the current debate around the debt issue.
     Fifty years is enough!
50 Years Is Enough: U.S. Network for Global Economic Justice is a coalition of over 200 U.S. grassroots, women's, solidarity, faith-based, policy, social- and economic-justice, youth, labor and development organizations dedicated to the profound tran
     Global Issues That Affect Everyone
This web site looks into global issues that affect everyone and aims to show how most issues are inter-related.Over 5000 links to external articles, web sites reports and analysis are used to provide credence to the arguments made on this web site.
     G8 Activism
IMPORTANT NOTICE: All information on this site dates back to 2002 (or earlier). It available here for historical purposes only. The working groups no longer exist. The contact information doesn't work.
     Global Policy Forum Analysis
This section contains articles, papers and reports which examine the role and impact of the activities of the G7/G8 on the international system.
     Iraq War and the G8 -
The Committee for the Abolition of the Third World Debt (CADTM) is an international network of activists who strive to develop and implement radical alternatives that would contribute to the maintenance, and indeed retrieval, of fundamental human rig
     Halifax Initiative
Halifax Initiative is a Canadian coalition of development, environment, faith, rights and labour groups. Our goal is to contribute to the fundamental transformation of the international financial system and its institutions to achieve poverty eradica
     Jubilee Research
Jubilee Research is building on the work of the hugely successful Jubilee 2000 debt cancellation campaign, and in particular its reputation for providing up-to-date, accurate research, analyses, news and data on international debt and finance.
     Toronto University Background
History of the G8.
     Unfair Trade Rules (Oxfam)
Make Trade Fair - June 2, 2003. Oxfam Global Petition Hits One Million Mark
pdf text on Debt and the G8 (WDM).
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