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G8

The 8 wealthiest, most influential and most industrially advanced democratic nations: Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, UK, US.
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That is because in some G-8 countries, such as Italy and France, the economy is forecast to shrink this year.
Tunisia's government said it was asking the G-8 for $25 billion over the next five years, and Egypt says it will need between $10 to $12 billion for the fiscal year that begins in July to cover its mounting expenses.
Second, the G-8 Summit communique simply did not mention the unmet commitments at all.
This report reaffirms that G-8 members must continue to work to meet their commitments and assess their progress," Cannon said.
G-8 Leaders Continued Their Efforts To Address The Ongoing Violence And Humanitarian Crisis In Darfur.
The African authors of NEPAD were very concerned at the fact that the G-8 countries did not commit themselves to forgive foreign debt or invest in basic infrastructure programs.
The G-8, on the other hand, has been assisting other countries in building their terrorism-fighting capacities through ''training, institution-building, cooperation among law enforcement and intelligence groups and sharing of technical expertise,'' the report said.
On Friday, the G-8 ministers will discuss topics such as energy security, emergency preparedness, competitive energy markets and development of energy technologies.
Agreed to prepare national reports evaluating G-8 member states' efforts to implement the energy security principles agreed to at the St, Petersburg Summit in 2006;
CDA officials accept that restoration and revival of the road side pump in G-8/1 near the G-8 Markaz could minimize the problem.
Chretien said G-8 representatives are currently meeting with reform-minded African leaders to develop a concrete development program that will be presented at this year's G-8 summit in Canada.
Leaders of the Group of Eight (G-8) major powers will encourage a second inter-Korean summit be held in a statement to be adopted at next week's G-8 summit in Genoa, Italy, Japanese government sources said Thursday.