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The G20 and Infrastructure

[Spanish version available here.] With the growing concentration of wealth and power, the financial and corporate sectors tend to capture governments to promote their own enrichment. A consequence is inequality.  For instance, in Cape Town, South Africa, the approach of “Day Zero” – when the city runs out of water – has dire consequences, especially […]

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The G20 Infrastructure Partnerships with Africa: Obstacles in the way

This article first appeared on the International Development Blog by the German Development Institute. The G20 Partnership with Africa, highlights the G20 Compact with Africa (CwA), which aims at boosting private investment, especially in infrastructure. The G20 Leaders’ Declaration promises to “align our joint measures with regional strategies and priorities,” including the 10-year implementation plan […]

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Trump appoints G7-G20 Sherpa

In Trump’s inaugural address, he broke sharply with post-war tradition by stating with nationalistic fervor that “From this day forward, a new vision will govern our land. From this day forward, it’s going to be only America first, America first.” The full extent to which Trump will abandon long-standing alliances and multilateral frameworks is yet […]

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