The Threat of Global Pandemics
International health officials are warning that a deadly avian influenza virus may soon spread rapidly, overwhelming unprepared health systems in rich and poor countries alike. As a call to action, the July/August issue of Foreign Affairs includes a special set of articles on the threat of global pandemics. In collaboration with Nature magazine, Foreign Affairs has provided this coverage to assist the efforts of the Royal Institution World Science Assembly.
The WTO's Pascal Lamy discusses global trade and the state of the international economy.
Organizational Secretary to the Bolivarian Peoples' Congress Fernando Ramon Bossi gave this speech at the third Summit of the Peoples in Mar del Plata, Argentina, on November 3, 2005. He outlines ten things to know about ALBA (Alianza Bolivariana, or "Bolivarian Alliance of the Americas"), a organization for regional integration of socialist and social democractic countries in Latin America and the Caribbean.