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Expect protests for G20 Seoul summit

6 Nov

Expect protests and counter-repression tactics during the upcoming G20 Seoul summit happening between 11 and 12 November. According to the NGO coalition, Put People First! Korean People’s G20 Response Action, which consists of an alliance of student, trade unions and other civil society participants, 200 foreign activists have already been banned from entering Seoul during the intergovernmental meeting.

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Failed promises of G 20 Toronto Summit

1 Jul

According to Motluk in a commentary on Nature magazine, the G8 – G20 leaders have agreed to a US$5 billion program over 5 years to help the vulnerable and poor in developing states. This is still US $24.6 billion short of what experts believe is needed to reduce global mortality rates and deaths related to pregnancy.

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