'While poverty exists, there is no true freedom'

Published: Wednesday, 02/09/2005 12:00 am EST

"I am privileged to be here today at the invitation of the campaign to Make Poverty History. As you know, I recently formally announced my retirement from public life and should really not be here. However, as long as poverty, injustice and gross inequality persist in our world, none of us can truly rest.

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