28 March 2009


As leaders of the G20 group of nations prepare to gather in London for a summit on the global financial crisis thousands of peaceful protestors are expected to rally on the weekend urging that in their deliberations the leaders ‘Put People First’.

The Put People First platform is being supported by trades unionists, church and faith bodies, development agencies, civil society groups and social organisations.

The focus of the rally is on the inter-related issues of "jobs, justice and climate".

Christian organisations sponsoring the coalition include CAFOD, Christian Aid, the Ecumenical Council for Corporate Responsibility and Christian Ecology Link among others.

As part of its support for the campaign Avaaz has also included an online petition and a chance to vote on the principles and reforms needed to rebuild the global economy.

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