Monthly Archives: May 2011

Speak on population at your peril

A London conference on population issues draws an awkward comparison with climate change.

Population experts demand funding for international family planning

A high-level population conference has appealed to international donors to step up financial support for family planning and reproductive health services in developing countries.

Economics rocks

Is a Festival of Economics an oxymoron or is the annual event held in Trento something special?

Rio+20 rocked by CSD19 flop

Expectations of Rio+20, technically known as CSD20, tend to forget that CSD19 comes first. It wasn’t a success.

No place to hide for G8 leaders on foreign aid

International pressure to honor pledges of foreign aid contends with domestic imperatives to slash public spending. This is just one of the dilemmas facing leaders of the world’s most powerful economies at their summit starting on Thursday in the French town of Deauville.

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