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World Vision Welcomes G20 Statement - CEO

Friday, March 27, 2020

World Vision today welcomed the “whatever it takes” approach to the extraordinary G20 leaders’ special summit overnight.

With a Lion Behind and the Sea in Front, G20 Leaders Head to Hamburg

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Not far from Hamburg’s heavily-guarded Messe und Congress, the convention centre where much of the business of the G20 summit will be done, is an abandoned theatre, the Rote Flora, now a graffiti-covered squat where the blazing red banners of anti-G20 activists this week are proclaiming: ‘Welcome to Hell’.

Meeting the G20’s growth target: not at the expense of children

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Achieving an extra 2% of global growth must not come at the expense of children and the poor, World Vision said today.

G20 Leaders Summit needs to look to balanced, inclusive growth as the answer to the economic (and investment) confidence question

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

The world of today is doing its best to give the impression that it is falling apart. We are witnessing outbreaks of fundamentalism in many destructive forms. Some nations are retreating in fear from the Ebola epidemic instead of contributing to prevention and treatment efforts. And more and more ordinary citizens are loudly demanding that policy-makers incorporate the notion of fairness into their deliberations on global economic reform.

G20 must deliver for the most vulnerable: Tim Costello

Sunday, November 9, 2014

World leaders must look beyond GDP growth numbers to the human impact of their economic reform commitments.

G20 takes up child labour exploitation challenge

Friday, September 12, 2014

The world’s 168 million child labourers are firmly on the G20’s radar after a pivotal meeting of the world’s labour and employment ministers in Melbourne.

Busting myths about child labourers: 168m too many to ignore

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Widespread ignorance about the scale and dimensions of child labour exploitation is holding back efforts to combat the practice, international aid and development organisation World Vision said today.

World's poor foot the bill for Budget repairs

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Further cuts to Australia’s foreign aid budget mean Australia’s overseas development assistance is contributing more savings than any other sector to the budget repair job, World Vision Australia said today.

Slashing foreign aid reflects poorly on Australia

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Much is made of the need for a changed 'mindset' in the budget rhetoric. But what if the decisions outlined in this statement of government priorities appear to change a mindset that is beneficial, even admired?

G20 must rescue 168 million from child labour – Costello

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

With one in ten children across the globe employed in child labour there is an urgent need for G20 nations to make sure their plans for growth are not built on the backs of the world’s innocents.