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The Center for Global Development and FOREIGN POLICY Magazine unveiled the second annual Commitment to Development Index during a policy seminar on April 28, 2004.
The index rates rich countries' contributions to global development through measures of their aid, trade, migration, investment, security, technology, and environmental policies. This seminar offered an open and frank exchange over how rich nations define their roles and responsibilities in the global arena and where there may be room for improvement, seizing opportunities to lead in combating global poverty. Below you will find links to transcripts of the speakers' remarks.
The 2004 Commitment to Development Index: Welcoming Remarks and Presentation
Phil Bloomer, Head of Make Trade Fair Campaign, Oxfam International Transcript Jose Angel Gurria, Former Minister of Finance and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mexico Transcript General Wesley Clark, former NATO Supreme Allied Commander Transcript James B. Steinberg, Vice President and Director, Foreign Policy Studies, The Brookings Institution Transcript Arvind Subramanian, Division Chief in the Africa Department, International Monetary Fund Transcript