Vol. 6 No. 9
Tamara KRAMER, 4 May 2002
François L’ÉCUYER, 3 May 2002
As host of the next G8 summit, Jean Chrétien’s priority will be on kickstarting the New Economic Partnership for African Development (NEPAD). Critics wonder if it is diplomatic generosity or the defence of corporate interests.
Meera KARUNANANTHAN, 2 May 2002
Chad LUBELSKY, 1 May 2002
On May 1, in Europe, Latin America, Africa and Asia, millions of people will be marching through the streets to celebrate May Day, commemorating the rights that have been gained, demanding what is owed, and defending what multinationals are trying to take away.
Nadine PEDERSON, 1 May 2002
It is well known that Sub-Saharan Africa is dealing with an HIV/AIDS pandemic that is skyrocketing out of control. But behind the statistics, which show that in some areas one in four people are already infected with the deadly virus, is another problem - those who are left behind. The millions of children struggling to grow up without parents.
Moussa TCHANGARI, 1 May 2002
This June, during the G8 summit in Kananaskis, Alberta, the seven richest countries in the world (and Russia) will address African development. In the lead-up to this important event, it’s a good time to take a closer look at NEPAD, the proposal that World Bank president James Wolfensohn judges to be of "enormous importance to everyone on the planet".