Sunday, February 27, 2005

Global Call to Action Against Poverty- A Librarian at Every Table. No. 248

February 27, 2005. No. 248.
Sources & Sites for Community Building.

At a press conference at the World Economic Forum in Davos, leading political and civil society figures expressed their support for the The Global Call to Action Against Poverty and called upon world leaders to deliver on the promises they have made.

T he Global Call to Action against Poverty is a worldwide alliance of hundreds of organizations that represents some 150 million people from a plethora of different organizations. In one of the biggest anti-poverty campaigns ever, people are calling on world leaders to fulfill their commitments on trade justice, more and better aid, debt cancellation and for more action at a national level in the South including meeting and exceeding the Millennium Development Goals .

"Extreme Poverty is Stupid." --Bono

Serge-Christophe Kolm
Macrojustice: The Political Economy of Fairness
Cambridge University Press
December 2004

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