Press Responses : June 21, 2002

As next week's summit looms, activists find a 'perimeter of fear' keeps them far away from the action
G8 leaders bring differing priorities to the table. Activists, meantime, aren't even being allowed in

Friday, June 21, 2002 Print Edition, Page A6

CALGARY -- While African development is supposed to be the central focus at next week's meeting of world leaders, access denial is becoming a major theme for globalization opponents.

KANANASKIS G7 SUMMIT ISSUE BRIEFS (June 2002): The G8 is not our fate

An information kit containing 11 factsheets discussing different issues related to the G8, including what is the G8 and he New Partnership for Africa's Development.

Zimbabwe Independent

The Zimbabwe Independent, 17 May, 2002: Nepad's Zim quarantine a false start

Remarks by the Canadian High Commissioner to South Africa and shuttle diplomacy this week by South Africa's Thabo Mbeki reveal a worrying trend:

The G8 countries are preparing to swallow the deception that African leaders have the Zimbabwe crisis "in hand" and thereby qualify for the US$64 billion on offer for trade and investment under the Nepad plan.


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