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Educational Development News Blog

Thursday, October 07, 2004

Blair on the Africa Issue

Reuters reports that Tony Blair is going to declare that alleviating poverty in Africa and climate change will be priorities for the UK's G-8 presidency.

Monday, October 04, 2004

Britain's Loan Forgiveness Plan Delayed

Fantastic editorial in The Guardian Weekly (UK) about Britain's plans for loan forgiveness to developing countries to meet the Millenium Development Goals. The author explains in more depth proposals to sell the IMF's gold reserves to alleviate the unsustainable debt, most notably in Africa.