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see Group of Eight under Group of SevenGroup of Seven
(G7), international organization officially established in 1985 to facilitate economic and commercial cooperation among the world's largest industrial nations, including efforts to aid the economies of non-G7 nations.
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DEAUVILLE, France: Rich countries and international lenders are aiming to provide $40 billion in funding for Arab nations trying to establish free democracies, officials said at a Group of Eight summit Friday.
Negotiations are not easy as China, which is not included in the G-8, is virtually speaking for North Korea at the Security Council,'' a source told Yonhap, suggesting that the final language in a Council document would be watered down from a statement issued at last week's Group of Eight summit.
Canada will also chair the smaller Group of Eight summit next year.
The meeting in Singapore comes just after a Group of Eight summit in L Aquila, Italy where leaders of the world s most powerful nations and emerging economies agreed to wrap up the Doha talks by 2010.
Summary: LAEAQUILA, Italy u Here is a look at key agreements at the Group of Eight summit in LAEAquila, Italy:
It even goes as far as to say that Italy faces being embarrassed at the Group of Eight summit it will host July 8-10 because it has cut development aid.
The Japanese automaker plans to showcase the environmentally-friendly vehicle at the Group of Eight summit meeting to be held July 7-9 in Hokkaido, where climate change will be one of the key agenda items and many automakers are expected to vie with each other in exhibiting their own eco-friendly vehicles.
In Sapporo, several thousand people protested against the annual Group of Eight summit due to take place at a luxury hotel 70km away.
The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry said Tuesday it will showcase an eco-friendly house almost free from greenhouse gas emissions on the occasion of a Group of Eight summit in Hokkaido in July.
The six chapters collected here, five of which are excerpted from Congressional Research Service reports (available for free online), explore issues of peacekeeping and related stability operations, including problems and solutions in policing in such operations, issues of US military involvement, issues of the Global Peace Operations Initiative (announced an the 2004 Group of Eight summit and intended to address the lack of available peacekeeping forces), congressional action on civilian capabilities for operations; issues for Congress in United Nations peacekeeping; and Congressional oversight of World Bank post-conflict aid.
Police yesterday shut off public access to the Baltic Sea resort of Heiligen-damm, the venue for next week's Group of Eight summit in Germany.

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