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Rich nations slow in helping poor: index [Taipei Times]

August 22, 2006
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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.

 

Visit the Commitment to Development Index website.