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London Olympics To Hold Hunger Summit

Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen & Jessica Prois | Posted 05.24.2012 | Impact

London will use its spotlight to illuminate more than just the world's greatest athletes during the 2012 Olympics. British Prime Minister David Cam...

Aid Organization: G8 Has 'Turned Their Backs' On Needy

Posted 05.21.2012 | Impact

Aid groups aren't pleased with the outcome of this year's G8 summit. This year's gathering of the world's industrialized leaders, held May 18-19 in...

G8 Camp David: Top People, Organizations Calling For Change

Posted 05.18.2012 | Impact

HuffPost Impact readers and bloggers have been leading the conversation on issues related to poverty, hunger and global health leading up to the G8 su...

Access And The G8: Hear Our Voices

Michael Switow | Posted 07.16.2012 | Impact
Michael Switow

Let's imagine for a moment what G8 policies might look like if the voices of people from impoverished communities were loudly heard.

Accountability Is Key To Keeping G8 Promises

Rob Lovelace | Posted 07.16.2012 | Impact
Rob Lovelace

The real test of any successful G8 summit is not a communiqué peppered with promises, but whether its commitments are kept. Many of us think the G8's leaders should be doing more at Camp David, but the least they can do is to finish what they have started.

Tell The World's Leaders At The G8 Summit Exactly What You Think: On Video!

Posted 05.16.2012 | Impact

The G8 Summit will take place this week in the United States, as President Barack Obama hosts leaders of the world's industrialized leaders -- aka the...

Frontline Health Workers Save Lives

Sonia Lowman | Posted 07.15.2012 | Impact
Sonia Lowman

The decisions made by world leaders on what to cut and what should be funded have real-life implications for millions of people who live beyond the reach of hospitals and clinics in developing countries.

The Robin Hood Tax: Small Change For The Banks, Big Change For The U.S. And The World

Liz Ryan Murray | Posted 07.13.2012 | Impact
Liz Ryan Murray

A critical mass is building behind a tax that could generate billions in much needed revenue while curbing the worst excesses of casino banking. It may be a small and simple idea, but it could make a big difference to the U.S. and the world.

Pushing Forward G8's Anti-Corruption Agenda

Shruti Shah | Posted 07.14.2012 | Impact
Shruti Shah

As leaders of the G8 convene at Camp David, it is imperative they take corruption into account. Corruption underpins many of the summit's stated objectives -- such as promoting food security in Africa.

Dear G8: We Can Be Hunger Free

Adam_Taylor | Posted 07.13.2012 | Home
Adam_Taylor

The situation in Niger reflects a harsh reality for many women and newborns around the world. According to UNICEF, every minute a woman somewhere in the world dies either from childbirth or from the complications that follow.

Urgent Global Action Needed To Fight World's Leading Killers

John R. Seffrin | Posted 07.12.2012 | Impact
John R. Seffrin

Efforts to tackle noncommunicable diseases should not rest solely on the shoulders of governments and multilaterals. If we are to bring these diseases under control, we must have a commitment and cooperation from all sectors.

Four Preventable Diseases G8 Leaders Should Keep In Mind

Dr. Ciro de Quadros | Posted 07.12.2012 | Impact
Dr. Ciro de Quadros

The 2012 G8 summit offers an important moment for global leaders to signal to the rest of the world that immunization and vaccine development programs are a top priority. They should not let this opportunity pass them by.