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All Posts Tagged With: "G-8"

The G-20: A new architecture for a new day?

Nina Hachigian (blog)

The G-20: A new architecture for a new day?

Finally the architecture of the G-20 is changing, writes Worldfocus blogger Nina Hachigian, and the major powers are going through experiments in accountability.

Posted: September 28, 2009 11:57   Comments: 4
Better than expected from the G-8

Nina Hachigian (blog)

Better than expected from the G-8

Despite all the chaos, the G-8 summit in Italy ended up producing more deliverables than Worldfocus blogger Nina Hachigian thought.

Posted: July 13, 2009 08:12   Comments: 4
Obama meets with Pope Benedict XVI for first time

Interview (video)

Obama meets with Pope Benedict XVI for first time

Following the G-8 summit in Italy, U.S. President Barack Obama met in Rome with Pope Benedict XVI. The two men greeted each other warmly, with Obama characterizing the meeting positively -- despite their differences over issues like stem cell research and abortion. Reverend Drew Christiansen of "America" magazine discusses the meeting.

Posted: July 10, 2009 12:04   Comments: 1
Obama works to undo long legacy of damage in Russia

Peter Eisner (blog)

Obama works to undo long legacy of damage in Russia

One of President Obama's goals in his travels to Russia and the G-8 meeting in Italy this week was to undo damage done long ago by former Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara, writes Worldfocus blogger Peter Eisner, and to defuse the drive to war. If you're talking, you're not fighting.

Posted: July 10, 2009 08:34   Comments: 1
Global recession looms as G-8 leaders convene in Italy

Interview (video)

Global recession looms as G-8 leaders convene in Italy

At the annual G-8 summit, the gathering of leaders from the world's largest economies, the global recession remains a big concern. John Authers of The Financial Times discusses what new regulations may be proposed at the summit and where the markets could be headed.

Posted: July 8, 2009 14:51   Comments: 0
The three-ring G-8 summit

Nina Hachigian (blog)

The three-ring G-8 summit

There are a lot of problems surrounding the current G-8 summit in Italy, writes Worldfocus blogger Nina Hachigian, but the underlying trouble is the G-8 itself. The world simply needs a different set of countries at the high table of global governance to tackle today's challenges.

Posted: July 8, 2009 13:44   Comments: 3

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