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G20 Meeting Let-down
November 9th, 2009
The G20 Finance ministers met in St. Andrews, Scotland on Friday and Saturday, culminating with the release of a fairly weak communiqué. Action Aid had the following comments on the joint statement:

At today’s G20 meeting, Finance Ministers have failed to keep the promise they made to developing countries in April, ActionAid says.

At the London summit in April, the G20 made a commitment to deliver proposals on tax havens to benefit developing countries by the end of 2009. But today’s communiqué merely suggests “the possible use of a multilateral...

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