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London G20 Summit Wraps Up

The 2009 London G20 Summit is finally really wrapping up. Below are some excerpts from ONE’s reaction to the summit’s communique. You can see the full release here.
“ONE today welcomed commitments to the world’s poorest countries in the G20’s final deal, but warned that funds announced for them must not create a new debt crisis.

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ONE

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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ONE

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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ONE

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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ONE

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


14:23 updated with video

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Virginia Simmons
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