Posts Tagged: financial crisis
If rich countries respond to their own financial woes by slashing aid to the world's poorest countries, the Millennium Development Goals will end up on the boulevard of broken dreams.
African nations will need help coping with fallout from the international financial crisis which they played no part in creating.
As long as U.S. officials continue to refuse to face the reality of a post-market fundamentalist world, they will further contribute to the crisis.
With the world's most impoverished people bearing the brunt of a crisis they had no role in creating, donor countries should come up with a $300 billion package to cushion the economic shock.
Without bothering to learn from the mistakes that until recently had it desperately seeking a new mission, the IMF again is turning into the world's financial firefighter.
The region's newfound independence may blunt the impact of global economic turmoil.
The November 15 economic summit isn't the best way to address many of the underlying issues that contributed to the global economic crisis in developing countries.
Without political reform, Laos will continue to be mired in debt and poverty, argues Ronald Bruce St John.