G8 Summit 2008

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Feature

La enfermera Melifa Mphasa ausculta los movimientos fetales de la paciente Modeste en el área de neonatología del hospital de Lilongwe, Malawi. Autor: Abbie Trayler-Smith/Oxfam

Los días 24 y 25 de junio, los líderes del G8 se reúnen en Canadá. Los Estados más poderosos deben cumplir sus promesas, y actuar ahora para conseguir los Objetivos del Milenio.

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9 June 2009

Eight women from poor countries around the world, uniting as the “W8”, today demanded that G8 leaders take action to prevent the deaths of half a million women every year in childbirth.

20 April 2009

Political leaders have admitted that they will probably fail to deliver on promises to halve world hunger by 2015

9 July 2008

The G8 played down the effects of biofuels on food inflation 'like discussing the Titanic but not mentioning the iceberg.'

7 July 2008

Unless the G8 leaders agree to immediate action and medium-term targets for reducing their greenhouse gas emissions by 2020, any long-term promises will be unattainable.

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In depth

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The Oxfam G8 Big Heads display balloons representing the amount of carbon their countries emit per capita. Note who's floating. Credit: Emily Subden/ Oxfam

The G8 played down the effects of biofuels on food inflation 'like discussing the Titanic but not mentioning the iceberg.'