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Stalled IMF reforms could leave Fund on shaky ground
Delays in ratifying historic changes to give emerging markets more power at the International Monetary Fund have threatened the lender's credibility and raised questions about its future funding and governance structure.
Are BRICS any use for rebuilding the collapsing global financial architecture?
In its most recent world public opinion survey, the Pew Research Centre found that ‘international financial instability’ is considered a major threat by 52 percent of those polled was a close second, after climate change at 54 percent).
(AUDIO) G20 Panel Discussion by Nancy Alexander, Julia Kulik, Andrew Zhu
The G20 concluded in St Petersburg last week and although much of the talks before, during and after the gathering was about Syria and the military intervention that isn't, there were also the important subjects of tax evasion and the economic stability of the BRICS nations and emerging markets on the agenda.
VIDEO - G20 for Change: NGOs voices at the G20 Summit 2013
From the G20 Summit in St. Petersburg: Transparency International, InterAction, Oxfam, World Vision, Save the Children
G20 focus on Jobs, but Leaders distracted in a Summit fraught with political tensions
While the Syria crisis dominated much of the G20 discussion, the leaders’ statement takes positive steps towards recognising the dangers of a social crisis driven by unemployment, inequality and exclusion.
GFI Applauds G20 Commitment in Historic Crackdown on Tax Evasion
All G20 Countries Expect to Be Actively Exchanging Information Automatically by End of 2015. Promises to Aid Developing Counties with Implementation Welcome, but More Must be Done to Help World’s Poorest. G20 Fails to Tackle Anonymous Shell Companies.
Pride and prejudice as curtain comes down on the G20
Last orders at the G20 Summit and the press narrative here solidified around “the grumpy summit” and “economic agenda hijacked by Syria” headlines. A Russian official may or may not have alleged the UK was “a small island no one listens to”, lighting up Twitter and the British tabloids. We are fortunate the “family photo” taken earlier did not end in fisticuffs.
For G20 leaders, poverty is a taxing issue
The G20 has been dominated by Syria, tax reform, and playground infighting among world leaders. But where is the talk of ending hunger, eradicating diseases or cancelling debts?
G20 Lays Out Plan that Could Help the World's Poor - If Leaders Step Up
The G20's focus in 2013-2014 will continue to include food security for the poorest families, providing financial services to rural poor who lack access to banks, and reducing the cost to immigrants sending remittances home to their families.
Oxfam verdict on the G20 Russia Summit
On tax, Syria and inequality.
Why the Values of the BRICS Matter
In this recorded discussion, Ben Cormier discusses his dissertation on “Why the Values of the BRICS Matter”. Ben is a Graduate of Cornell University with a BS in Labor Relations.
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