Africa must be part of the global economic recovery, and we can help make that happen by asking the G20 to hold an upcoming summit in Africa.
I have already signed and as of this post they have 76,846 which means they reached 76% of their NEW goal of 100,000 signers. This is a reblog of a couple of ONE emails, but hopefully it does some good and arguably the push to have the G20 meeting in Africa can continue after Pittsburgh.
ONE is taking two approaches. One is from Donald Kaberuka, President of the African Development Bank.
The petition reads:Dear G20 Leaders,As this group of twenty of the most powerful world leaders gather in Pittsburgh this week, I hope you'll join me in asking them to host an upcoming summit in Africa and see for themselves that Africa is part of the solution:
Please hold an upcoming G20 Summit in Africa, and see for yourselves how its one billion people can be part of the global economic recovery.
Ask others to add their voices and check out this powerful message-by-mural, and you'll be doing everything possible to tell the G20 to host an upcoming summit in Africa: