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Brown, Obama speak out on poverty

President Obama and Prime Minister Brown just delivered some remarks in London about the G20 Summit, and had the following to say about the G20’s role in fighting extreme poverty
Brown:

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G20’s communiqué - literally hot off the presses

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I just attended the press briefing where Prime Minister Gordon Brown read off the G20’s communique. After, I walked out and was handed a copy- still warm. Check it out here: http://www.londonsummit.gov.uk/resources/en/PDF/final-communique

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Rev. Mark Hanson on Obama at the G-20 Summit

The Rev. Mark Hanson, Presiding Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and President of the Lutheran World Federation, writes in a recent opinion piece of the “test of moral leadership” for President Barack Obama at this week’s G-20 Summit in London. Noting that people of faith and conscience have a particular interest in this topic, ONE supporter Rev.

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(VIDEO) What We Want Today - Bob Geldof, Sokari Ekine, Daudi Were


14:23 updated with video

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Oliver Buston Live

ONE’s European Director is being interviewed right now on the G20 Voice live stream.
There is usually not a lot in the picture, but there are periodically briefings and interviews with the bloggers.

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The Media

There are over 2,000 media here to cover this summit and our job is to try and ensure developing country needs and voices are represented (more on this soon)… a daunting prospect in such a huge room (see below), with locations for every major TV broadcast, radio and newspaper in the world. Even the journalists themselves seem a bit lost – the smart outlets are taping homemade signs around on the walls so that people can locate them…

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