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Poverty summiteers travel in style

Asian Correspondent [1]
Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Sweden recently hosted the European Development Days, a five-day summit meeting of EU ministers discussing poverty and climate change. Attendees thumbed their noses at both the poor and the environment, Sweden stuck with a 3.5 million kronor ($480,000) bill for limousine services [2]. Most of the climate change-conscious ministers flew to the summit, of course.