Rich in natural resources, the Democratic Republic of the Congo is rich in violence as well.
Members of unapproved sects and denominations have been harassed and even arrested during services.
The pride and optimism that marked Guinea's first democratic election since independence is fading amid clashes.
The program is aimed specifically at reducing poverty and improving global food security by increasing agricultural productivity.
Sudan is at a critical point in its quest for peace and security, and time for action is growing short.
The G-20 arranged to cooperate more closely on exchange rate policy and to work towards limiting trade imbalances.