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Rich nations slow in helping poor: index [Taipei Times]
August 22, 2006
The Taipei Times highlights some shortcomings from promises made during the "Year of Development" (2005) to help the world's poor.
From the article:
British Prime Minister Tony Blair had made development aid to poor countries of Africa a major goal of Britain's chairmanship of the G8 developed countries last year. This past June, Blair acknowledged that major commitments made at last July's G8 meeting in Scotland remained unmet.