LONDON: The leaders of the Group of Seven (G7) nations have failed the world’s poor and missed an opportunity to stand up for the most vulnerable children, global charities said on Monday.
International aid agency Oxfam said that although G7 leaders meeting in Germany made some progress on the issue of climate change they “copped out of delivering any real change” for one billion people living in poverty.
“They are offering a smattering of largely unfunded initiatives to tackle the huge global challenges of hunger, inequality, and disease,” Jorn Kalinski, Oxfam’s G7 spokesman, said in a statement.
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Source: Free Malaysia Today