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Make Poverty History

Index Make Poverty History

Make Poverty History is the name of organizations in a number of countries, which focus on issues relating to 8th Millennium Development Goal such as aid, trade and justice. [1]

117 relations: Actor, Africa, Aid, Al Pacino, Alex Callinicos, Anna van der Kamp, Antonio Banderas, Australian Council for International Development, BBC One, Big Day Out, Bill Gates, Bond (for international development), Bono, Brad Pitt, Bread for the World, Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, Canada, CARE (relief agency), Caritas Internationalis, Charitable organization, Cherbourg-Octeville, Commission for Africa, DATA, David Cameron, Debt relief, Desmond Tutu, Development aid, Edinburgh, Edinburgh 50,000 – The Final Push, Engineers Without Borders, European Union, Extreme poverty, Falls Festival, Financial Times, Frank Griswold, Gel bracelet, Gerry Barr, Gleneagles (Scotland), Gleneagles Hotel, Global Call to Action Against Poverty, Group of Eight, Haakon, Crown Prince of Norway, HBO, Hunger, Hyde Park, London, International, International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, International Medical Corps, International Rescue Committee, Iraq War, ..., Jewel (singer), John Sentamu, Kjell Magne Bondevik, Land grabbing, Live 8, Live Aid, Lough Erne, Make Poverty History Emirates, Mary Walsh (actress), Melbourne, Mercy Corps, Metro (British newspaper), Millennium Development Goals, Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick, Mos Def, MTV, National Basketball Association, Nigerians, Norway, Norwegian Church Aid, Oaktree (foundation), Ofcom, Olympic Games, ONE Campaign, Oxfam, Pascale Montpetit, Pat Robertson, Plan USA, Poverty, Poverty in Africa, Poverty in Canada, Poverty in China, Poverty in India, Poverty in Pakistan, Poverty in the United States, Poverty industry, Poverty reduction, President of the European Union, Red Pepper (magazine), Richard Curtis, Rock the Vote, Roy Dupuis, Save the Children, Sean Combs, Singing, Spoilt Rotten, Stephen Lewis, Stop the War Coalition, Susan Sarandon, Tax avoidance, The Girl in the Café, The Vicar of Dibley, Theodore Dalrymple, Tom Cochrane, Tom Hanks, Tony Blair, Trade justice, Trade union, United Nations, United Nations General Assembly, United Nations Millennium Project, United States, World Concern, World Vision International, 10 Downing Street, 2006 G20 ministerial meeting, 31st G8 summit. Expand index (67 more) »

Actor

An actor (often actress for women; see terminology) is a person who portrays a character in a performance.

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Africa

Africa is the world's second largest and second most-populous continent (behind Asia in both categories).

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Aid

In international relations, aid (also known as international aid, overseas aid, foreign aid or foreign assistance) is – from the perspective of governments – a voluntary transfer of resources from one country to another.

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Al Pacino

Alfredo James Pacino (born April 25, 1940) is an American actor and filmmaker.

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Alex Callinicos

Alexander Theodore Callinicos (born 24 July 1950) is a Zimbabwean-born British political theorist and activist.

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Anna van der Kamp

Anna van der Kamp (born June 19, 1972 in Abbotsford, British Columbia) is a former rower from Canada, who won the silver medal in the Women's Eights at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Antonio Banderas

José Antonio Domínguez Bandera (born 10 August 1960), known professionally as Antonio Banderas, is a Spanish actor, singer, and producer.

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Australian Council for International Development

The Australian Council For International Development (ACFID) is an independent national association of Australian non-government organisations (NGOs) working in the field of international aid and development.

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BBC One

BBC One is the flagship television channel of the British Broadcasting Corporation in the United Kingdom, Isle of Man and Channel Islands.

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Big Day Out

The Big Day Out was an annual music festival that was held in five Australian cities: Sydney, Melbourne, Gold Coast, Adelaide and Perth, as well as Auckland, New Zealand.

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Bill Gates

William Henry Gates III (born October 28, 1955) is an American business magnate, investor, author, philanthropist, humanitarian, and principal founder of Microsoft Corporation.

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Bond (for international development)

Bond is the UK membership body for non-governmental organisations (NGOs) working in international development.

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Bono

Paul David Hewson, KBE OL (born 10 May 1960), known by his stage name Bono, is an Irish singer-songwriter, musician, venture capitalist, businessman, and philanthropist.

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Brad Pitt

William Bradley "Brad" Pitt (born December 18, 1963) is an American actor and film producer.

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Bread for the World

Bread for the World is a non-partisan, Christian citizens' movement in the United States to end hunger.

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Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament

The Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) is an organisation that advocates unilateral nuclear disarmament by the United Kingdom, international nuclear disarmament and tighter international arms regulation through agreements such as the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty.

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Canada

Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America.

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CARE (relief agency)

CARE (Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere, formerly Cooperative for American Remittances to Europe) is a major international humanitarian agency delivering emergency relief and long-term international development projects.

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Caritas Internationalis

Caritas Internationalis is a confederation of 165 Catholic relief, development and social service organisations operating in over 200 countries and territories worldwide.

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Charitable organization

A charitable organization or charity is a non-profit organization (NPO) whose primary objectives are philanthropy and social well-being (e.g. charitable, educational, religious, or other activities serving the public interest or common good).

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Cherbourg-Octeville

Cherbourg-Octeville is a city and former commune situated at the northern end of the Cotentin peninsula in the northwestern French department of Manche.

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Commission for Africa

The Commission for Africa, also known as the Blair Commission for Africa, was an initiative established by the British government to examine and provide impetus for development in Africa.

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DATA

Debt, AIDS, Trade, Africa (DATA) was a multinational non-government organization founded in January 2002 in London by U2's Bono along with Bobby Shriver and activists from the Jubilee 2000 Drop the Debt campaign.

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David Cameron

David William Donald Cameron (born 9 October 1966) is a British politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 2010 to 2016 and Leader of the Conservative Party from 2005 to 2016.

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Debt relief

Debt relief or debt cancellation is the partial or total forgiveness of debt, or the slowing or stopping of debt growth, owed by individuals, corporations, or nations.

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Desmond Tutu

Desmond Mpilo Tutu (born 7 October 1931) is a South African Anglican cleric and theologian known for his work as an anti-apartheid and human rights activist.

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Development aid

Development aid or development cooperation (also development assistance, technical assistance, international aid, overseas aid, official development assistance (ODA), or foreign aid) is financial aid given by governments and other agencies to support the economic, environmental, social, and political development of developing countries.

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh (Dùn Èideann; Edinburgh) is the capital city of Scotland and one of its 32 council areas.

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Edinburgh 50,000 – The Final Push

Edinburgh 50,000 – The Final Push was part of the series of Live 8 concerts held around the world designed to encourage the leaders congregating at the G8 meeting to consider the plight of those in absolute poverty (see Make Poverty History).

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Engineers Without Borders

The term Engineers Without Borders (EWB) (Français: Ingénieurs sans frontières) is used by a number of non-governmental organizations in various countries to describe their activity based on engineering and oriented to international development work.

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European Union

The European Union (EU) is a political and economic union of EUnum member states that are located primarily in Europe.

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Extreme poverty

Extreme poverty, abject poverty, absolute poverty, destitution, or penury, was originally defined by the United Nations in 1995 as "a condition characterized by severe deprivation of basic human needs, including food, safe drinking water, sanitation facilities, health, shelter, education and information.

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Falls Festival

Falls Music & Arts Festival (commonly known as Falls) is a multi-day music festival held annually in Lorne (Victoria), Marion Bay (Tasmania), Yelgun (New South Wales) and Fremantle (Western Australia), Australia over the New Year's Eve and January period.

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Financial Times

The Financial Times (FT) is a Japanese-owned (since 2015), English-language international daily newspaper headquartered in London, with a special emphasis on business and economic news.

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Frank Griswold

Frank Tracy Griswold III (born September 18, 1937) is a retired American bishop.

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Gel bracelet

Gel bracelets, or jelly bracelets are an inexpensive type of wristband often made from Silicone.

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Gerry Barr

Gerry Barr is the 1996 recipient of the Pearson Medal of Peace for the creation of the Steelworkers Humanity Fund.

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Gleneagles (Scotland)

Gleneagles (Scottish Gaelic: Gleann na h-Eaglais/Gleann Eagas) is a glen which connects with Glen Devon to form a pass through the Ochil Hills of Perth and Kinross in Scotland.

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Gleneagles Hotel

Gleneagles Hotel is a luxury hotel near Auchterarder, Perth and Kinross, Scotland.

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Global Call to Action Against Poverty

The Global Call to Action Against Poverty (GCAP) is a growing worldwide alliance consisting of national coalitions (or platforms) of campaigns to end poverty.

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Group of Eight

The G8, reformatted as G7 from 2014 due to the suspension of Russia's participation, was an inter-governmental political forum from 1997 until 2014, with the participation of some major industrialized countries in the world, that viewed themselves as democracies.

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Haakon, Crown Prince of Norway

Haakon, Crown Prince of Norway (Haakon Magnus; born 20 July 1973) is the only son and younger child of King Harald V and heir apparent to the throne of Norway.

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HBO

Home Box Office (HBO) is an American premium cable and satellite television network of Home Box Office, Inc..

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Hunger

In politics, humanitarian aid, and social science, hunger is a condition in which a person, for a sustained period, is unable to eat sufficient food to meet basic nutritional needs.

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Hyde Park, London

Hyde Park is a Grade I-listed major park in Central London.

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International

International mostly means something (a company, language, or organization) involving more than a single country.

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International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is an international observance celebrated every year on October 17 throughout the world.

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International Medical Corps

International Medical Corps is a global humanitarian nonprofit organization established by volunteer doctors and nurses.

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International Rescue Committee

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is a global humanitarian aid, relief, and development nongovernmental organization.

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Iraq War

The Iraq WarThe conflict is also known as the War in Iraq, the Occupation of Iraq, the Second Gulf War, and Gulf War II.

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Jewel (singer)

Jewel Kilcher (born May 23, 1974), known mononymously as Jewel, is an American singer-songwriter, musician, producer, actress, author, and poet.

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John Sentamu

John Tucker Mugabi Sentamu (born 10 June 1949) is an Anglican bishop, serving as the 97th Archbishop of York, Metropolitan of York, and Primate of England.

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Kjell Magne Bondevik

Kjell Magne Bondevik (born 3 September 1947) is a Norwegian Lutheran minister and politician (Christian Democratic Party).

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Land grabbing

Land grabbing is the contentious issue of large-scale land acquisitions: the buying or leasing of large pieces of land by domestic and transnational companies, governments, and individuals.

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Live 8

Live 8 was a string of benefit concerts that took place on 2 July 2005, in the G8 states and in South Africa.

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Live Aid

Live Aid was a dual-venue benefit concert held on 13 July 1985, and an ongoing music-based fundraising initiative.

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Lough Erne

Lough Erne is the name of two connected lakes in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland.

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Make Poverty History Emirates

Make Poverty History-Emirates (MPHE/MPH-Emirates) was an open coalition of UAE based organizations that worked together to eradicate global poverty and assist in the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDG's) from 2005 until 2009.

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Mary Walsh (actress)

Mary Cynthia Walsh (born May 13, 1952) is a Canadian actress, comedian and social activist.

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Melbourne

Melbourne is the state capital of Victoria and the second-most populous city in Australia and Oceania.

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Mercy Corps

Mercy Corps is a global non-governmental, humanitarian aid organization operating in transitional contexts that have undergone, or have been undergoing, various forms of economic, environmental, social and political instabilities.

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Metro (British newspaper)

Metro is the United Kingdom's highest circulation newspaper, published in tabloid format by DMG Media.

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Millennium Development Goals

The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) were the eight international development goals for the year 2015 that had been established following the Millennium Summit of the United Nations in 2000, following the adoption of the United Nations Millennium Declaration.

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Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick

The Modern Records Centre (MRC) is the specialist archive service of the University of Warwick in Coventry, England, located adjacent to the Central Campus Library.

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Mos Def

Yasiin Bey (born Dante Terrell Smith; December 11, 1973), best known by his stage name Mos Def, is an American hip hop recording artist, actor, and activist.

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MTV

MTV (originally an initialism of Music Television) is an American cable and satellite television channel owned by Viacom Media Networks (a division of Viacom) and headquartered in New York City.

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National Basketball Association

The National Basketball Association (NBA) is a men's professional basketball league in North America; composed of 30 teams (29 in the United States and 1 in Canada).

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Nigerians

Nigerians or Nigerian people are citizens of Nigeria or people with ancestry from Nigeria.

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Norway

Norway (Norwegian: (Bokmål) or (Nynorsk); Norga), officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a unitary sovereign state whose territory comprises the western portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula plus the remote island of Jan Mayen and the archipelago of Svalbard.

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Norwegian Church Aid

Norwegian Church Aid (NCA; Norwegian: Kirkens Nødhjelp) is an independent humanitarian and ecumenical organisation with headquarters in Oslo, Norway.

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Oaktree (foundation)

Oaktree is an Australia-based non-government organisation that works to build community and political support for action on ending extreme poverty, and provides aid and development to countries in need across the Asia Pacific.

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Ofcom

The Office of Communications (Y Swyddfa Gyfathrebiadau), commonly known as Ofcom, is the UK government-approved regulatory and competition authority for the broadcasting, telecommunications and postal industries of the United Kingdom.

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Olympic Games

The modern Olympic Games or Olympics (Jeux olympiques) are leading international sporting events featuring summer and winter sports competitions in which thousands of athletes from around the world participate in a variety of competitions.

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ONE Campaign

The ONE Campaign is an international, nonpartisan, non-profit, advocacy and campaigning organization that fights extreme poverty and preventable disease, particularly in Africa, by raising public awareness and pressuring political leaders to support policies and programs that are saving lives and improving futures.

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Oxfam

Oxfam is a confederation of 20 independent charitable organizations focusing on the alleviation of global poverty, founded in 1942 and led by Oxfam International.

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Pascale Montpetit

Pascale Montpetit is a French Canadian stage actress, In 1990 she won a Best Actress Genie Award for Darrell Wasyk's H, and again in 2002 for Mario Azzopardi's Savage Messiah, She has also won two Gémeaux Awards, one Jutra Award and a Mons International Festival of Love Films Award.

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Pat Robertson

Marion Gordon "Pat" Robertson (born March 22, 1930) is an American media mogul, executive chairman, politician, and former Southern Baptist minister who advocates a conservative Christian ideology.

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Plan USA

Plan International USA is an international charity with offices in Warwick, Rhode Island and Washington D.C., United States.

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Poverty

Poverty is the scarcity or the lack of a certain (variant) amount of material possessions or money.

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Poverty in Africa

Poverty in Africa refers to the lack of basic human needs faced by certain people in African society.

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Poverty in Canada

Poverty in Canada remains prevalent within some segments of society and according to a 2008 report by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, the rate of poverty in Canada, is among the highest of the OECD member nations, the world's wealthiest industrialized nations.

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Poverty in China

In China today, poverty refers mainly to the rural poor, as decades of economic growth has largely eradicated urban poverty.

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Poverty in India

Poverty is a significant issue in India, despite having one of the fastest-growing economies in the world, clocked at a growth rate of 7.6% in 2015, and a sizable consumer economy.

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Poverty in Pakistan

Poverty in Pakistan has fallen dramatically, independent bodies supported estimates of a considerable fall in the statistic by the 2007-08 fiscal year, when it was estimated that 17.2% of the total population lived below the poverty line.

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Poverty in the United States

Poverty is a state of deprivation, lacking the usual or socially acceptable amount of money or material possessions.

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Poverty industry

The terms poverty industry or poverty business refer to a wide range of money-making activities that attract a large portion of their business from the poor because they are poor.

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Poverty reduction

Poverty reduction, or poverty alleviation, is a set of measures, both economic and humanitarian, that are intended to permanently lift people out of poverty.

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President of the European Union

The official title President of the European Union (or President of Europe) does not exist, but there are a number of presidents of European Union institutions, including.

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Red Pepper (magazine)

Red Pepper is an independent "radical red and green" magazine based in the United Kingdom.

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Richard Curtis

Richard Whalley Anthony Curtis, (born 8 November 1956) is a British screenwriter, producer, and film director, who was born in New Zealand to Australian parents.

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Rock the Vote

Rock the Vote is a non-profit organization, progressive-aligned group in the United States whose stated mission is "to engage and build the political power of young people." The organization was founded in 1990 by Virgin Records America Co-Chairman Jeff Ayeroff, to encourage young people to vote.

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Roy Dupuis

Roy Michael Joseph Dupuis (born April 21, 1963) is a Canadian actor best known for his role as counterterrorism operative Michael Samuelle in the television series La Femme Nikita.

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Save the Children

The Save the Children Fund, commonly known as Save the Children, is an international non-governmental organisation that promotes children's rights, provides relief and helps support children in developing countries.

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Sean Combs

Sean John Combs (born November 4, 1969), also known by his stage names Puff Daddy, Puffy, P. Diddy, Diddy, Love and Brother Love is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, actor, record producer, and entrepreneur.

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Singing

Singing is the act of producing musical sounds with the voice and augments regular speech by the use of sustained tonality, rhythm, and a variety of vocal techniques.

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Spoilt Rotten

Spoilt Rotten: The Toxic Cult of Sentimentality (subtitle in US editions: How Britain is Ruined by Its Children) is a non-fiction book by the British writer and retired doctor and psychiatrist Theodore Dalrymple, originally published in 2010.

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Stephen Lewis

Stephen Henry Lewis (born November 11, 1937) is a Canadian politician, public speaker, broadcaster and diplomat.

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Stop the War Coalition

The Stop the War Coalition (StWC; informally Stop the War) is a British group which was established on 21 September 2001, shortly after the September 11 attacks, to campaign against what it believes are unjust wars.

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Susan Sarandon

Susan Abigail Sarandon (née Tomalin; born October 4, 1946) is an American actress and activist.

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Tax avoidance

Tax avoidance is the legal usage of the tax regime in a single territory to one's own advantage to reduce the amount of tax that is payable by means that are within the law.

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The Girl in the Café

The Girl in the Café is a British made-for-television drama film directed by David Yates, written by Richard Curtis and produced by Hilary Bevan Jones.

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The Vicar of Dibley

The Vicar of Dibley is a British sitcom which originally ran on BBC One from 10 November 1994 to 22 January 1998 (with three sets of specials in the Winters of 1999/2000, 2004/2005 and 2006/2007).

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Theodore Dalrymple

Anthony Malcolm Daniels (born 11 October 1949), who generally uses the pen name Theodore Dalrymple, is an English writer and retired prison doctor and psychiatrist.

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Tom Cochrane

Thomas William Cochrane (born May 14, 1953) is a Canadian musician known as the front man for the Canadian rock band Red Rider, and for his work as a solo singer-songwriter.

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Tom Hanks

Thomas Jeffrey Hanks (born July 9, 1956) is an American actor and filmmaker.

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Tony Blair

Anthony Charles Lynton Blair (born 6 May 1953) is a British politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1997 to 2007 and Leader of the Labour Party from 1994 to 2007.

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Trade justice

Trade justice is a campaign by non-governmental organisations, plus efforts by other actors, to change the rules and practices of world trade in order to promote fairness.

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Trade union

A trade union or trades union, also called a labour union (Canada) or labor union (US), is an organization of workers who have come together to achieve many common goals; such as protecting the integrity of its trade, improving safety standards, and attaining better wages, benefits (such as vacation, health care, and retirement), and working conditions through the increased bargaining power wielded by the creation of a monopoly of the workers.

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United Nations

The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization tasked to promote international cooperation and to create and maintain international order.

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United Nations General Assembly

The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA or GA; Assemblée Générale AG) is one of the six principal organs of the United Nations (UN), the only one in which all member nations have equal representation, and the main deliberative, policy-making and representative organ of the UN.

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United Nations Millennium Project

The Millennium Project was an initiative that focused on detailing the organizational means, operational priorities, and financing structures necessary to achieve the Millennium Development Goals or (MDGs).

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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World Concern

World Concern is a Christian global relief and development organization extending life-saving help and opportunity to people facing the most profound human challenges of extreme poverty working to create lasting, sustainable change.

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World Vision International

World Vision International is an Evangelical Christian humanitarian aid, development, and advocacy organization.

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10 Downing Street

10 Downing Street, colloquially known in the United Kingdom as Number 10, is the headquarters of the Government of the United Kingdom and the official residence and office of the First Lord of the Treasury, a post which, for much of the 18th and 19th centuries and invariably since 1905, has been held by the Prime Minister.

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2006 G20 ministerial meeting

The 2006 G-20 Meeting of Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors was held in Melbourne between 18 and 19 November 2006.

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31st G8 summit

President George W. Bush of the United States, Prime Minister Paul Martin of Canada, President Jacques Chirac of France, Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi of Japan, Prime Minister Tony Blair of the United Kingdom, Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi of Italy, President Vladimir Putin of Russia, President José Manuel Barroso of the European Commission, Chancellor Gerhard Schröder of Germany --> The 31st G8 summit was held on July 6–8, 2005 at the Gleneagles Hotel in Auchterarder, Scotland, United Kingdom and hosted by British Prime Minister Tony Blair.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Make_Poverty_History

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