Professor Prem Sikka of Essex Universioty welcomed those present and introduced the first session.
The following interviews are with just some of the many participants at the Conference and are subject to the vagaries of weather, lighting, background noise and so on - but will hopefully serve to confirm just how much concern there is across the world about these most important international issues.
For more information consult;
Richard Murphy introduction:
Uddhab Prassad Pyakurel (Nepal)