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Oxfam is pressing the G8 to keep their aid promises. Credit: Oxfam

The Leaders of the top eight economies in the world came to the G8 Summit in Deauville, France this year with a lot of explaining to do.

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Oxfam tells leaders: sow the seed for a fair, ambitious and binding climate deal

In December 2010, government representatives from across the world met in Mexico to assess progress on tackling climate change. At these meetings -- on the back of massive and sustained public pressure -- significant progress was made.

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Celebrity Bill Nighy travelled to Huntsville, Ontario to ask the G8 leaders hard hitting questions about what they plan on delivering a this year’s Summit.

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Nurse Melifa Mphasa, age 43, listens to the pregnant belly of patient Modeste in the labor ward at Bwalia 'Bottom' Hospital in Lilongwe, Malawi. Credit: Abbie Trayler-Smith/Oxfam

On the 24th and 25th of June, the G8 leaders will meet in Canada. These powerful nations must keep their promises, and act now to get the Millennium Development Goals back on track.

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G8 leaders lying on a triclinium, eating grapes and reciting ancient poems accompanied by a cetra, whilst huge flames destroy Rome. The eight leaders of the most powerful countries are, like Emperor Nero, ignoring the flaming crisis. Credit: Nicola Sacco

Aid money the G8 has promised but won’t deliver could save more than 3 million lives, Oxfam said today as leaders gathered for the summit in L’Aquila, Italy.

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Japan has a chance to lead the rich G8 nations this year

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