-- Max Lawson at Oxfam on a study showing that aid to developing countries from richer nations will fail to hit targets set five years ago at the Gleneagles summit.
Rich countries have no excuse for failing to deliver the aid increases they promised five years ago at Gleneagles. The missing $21 billion could pay for every child [in the world] to go to school and could save the lives of two million of the poorest mothers and children.
I did not know this. It's very troubling, actually.