Tagged: G20

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Oxfam's "Big Heads", G20, Los Cabos, June 2012. Credit: Oxfam

The G20 leading economies have sidelined development and food security at their summit in Los Cabos.

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Europe’s crisis must be fixed because it is becoming a serious drain on developing countries already reeling from volatile food prices and aid cuts. But it’s not good enough for the G20 to fixate on Europe and forget about the rest of the world.

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With the UN Rio+20 talks effectively at a stalemate, Oxfam today calls on the Brazilian government to provide the leadership that is so urgently needed to rescue the Rio 92 Earth Summit legacy, and chart a path toward equitable and sustainable development.

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A Eurozone breakup could cost the world’s poorest countries $30 billion in lost trade and foreign investment, international agency Oxfam has warned ahead of the G20 leaders meeting in Mexico to discuss the state of the global economy.

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Parwan-e-duo slum, Kabul, Afghanistan. Photo: Jason P. Howe/Oxfam

Inequality has increased in 14 of the 18 G20 countries since 1990 as economic growth has too often failed to benefit poor people.

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Oxfam activists as G20 leaders pose with Robin Hood. Photo: Delphine Bedel/Oxfam

What should have been a watershed G20 summit for shared global prosperity fell short of its potential – but some of the strongest ideas, especially the Robin Hood Tax, did overcome the opposition of some countries.

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