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Davos Day Two

Davos Day Two

Poverty, climate change, water and faith were the themes that dominated my second day at Davos. The day begins early with a breakfast session with former US Vice-President Al Gore and rock star/poverty activist Bono discussing how to combine solutions to extreme poverty and climate change. Al Gore said: ““The Millennium Development Goals can only ...

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Holy See diplomat calls for greater solidarity on MDGS

Holy See diplomat calls for greater solidarity on MDGS

“At the halfway point, while much has been done towards achieving the goals, abject poverty, hunger, illiteracy and lack of even the most basic healthcare are still rampant, indeed worsening in some regions,” said Archbishop Celestino Migliore, permanent observer of the Holy See to the United Nations, in an address delivered to the 62nd session ...

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The World Economic Forum

The World Economic Forum

The World Economic Forum brings together business leaders, politicians and heads of state, with artists, academics, religious leaders, and other civil society representatives. Lesley-Anne Knight will be the first Caritas Internationalis Secretary General to attend the annual meeting held in Davos, Switzerland, which begins this year on Wednesday, 23 January. Ms Knight says that reviving ...

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