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COVID-19: G7 institutions, partners to recover, grow Africa with $80bn

James Duddridge

The G7 Development Finance Institutions (DFIs), the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector arm of the African Development Bank (AfDB), European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the European Investment Bank (EIB) on Monday, June 14, 2021 announced that they were committed to investing $80 billion in the private sector over the next five years to support sustainable ...

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Activists criticise G7 leaders over outcome of summit

G7 Protest

As the leaders of the world’s wealthiest nations wrapped up their first in-person summit since the outbreak of the pandemic, the leaders of seven industrialised nations released a joint communiqué on Sunday, June 13, 2021, underscoring areas of solidarity – and the differences that remain – when it comes to tackling a host of global crises. Activists from the climate ...

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G7 summit begins with focus on pandemic, climate change

G7 leaders

Leaders of the Group of Major Industrialised Nations (G7) are meeting on Friday, June 11, 2021 for a summit that is overshadowed by the Coronavirus pandemic. G7 Leaders On the first day, leaders are due to discuss recovery from the Coronavirus pandemic, focusing on questions such as COVID-19 vaccine donations and financial aid to build vaccine production sites around the ...

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G7 leaders commit $4.3bn to fund equitable access to tests, treatments, vaccines

Virtual G7 Meeting

Commitments made at the Virtual G7 leaders meeting held on Friday, February 19, 2021 and hosted by UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, and at the Munich Security Conference later in the day, signaled significant progress in the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic with an important underscoring of the need for global equity in access to test, treatments, and vaccines. ...

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