On 26 February 2009, the President submitted the broad outlines of the FY10 Budget request which includes $51.7 billion for the FY10 International Affairs Budget, an estimated 9.5% above the comparable amount for FY09. PDF Download. More
At the Financing for Development conference in Doha from 29 November - 2 December, Heads of State and ministers as well as aid practitioners and NGOs from all over the world discussed to what extent the international community has followed through on the Monterrey Consensus as well as emerging issues relevant to the financing of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). PDF Download. More
The fourth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD IV) and Hokkaido Toyako G8 Summit have Japan leading the world in a year that marks the halfway point to both the Millennium Development Goals and the G8 Gleneagles promises to Africa.
The Africa Trade Initiative emphasizes the urgent need for further opening of EU and US markets to African products, reform of subsidies that harm African producers and enhanced aid for trade commitments that address Africa's supply-side challenges More
At the 2007 G8 Summit in Heiligendamm, Germany, world leaders focused on Africa's future for the second time in three years, a reflection of the remarkable advances underway in African development.