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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
July 22, 2001

Accomplishments of G-7/8 Summit in Genoa, Italy

Attacking Global Poverty has been the focus of the G-7/8 Summit and is a Priority of U.S. Foreign Policy. President Bush has committed the United States to a true partnership with developing countries to remove obstacles to development: poor governance, trade barriers, unsustainable debt, illiteracy, hunger, and disease.

To achieve these ends, President Bush and other G-8 leaders agreed to action in the following areas:

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