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Oxfam International’s Executive Director Winnie Byanyima has been invited to be a co-chair of the World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos, from January 21 to 24.

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Oxfam is calling for a World Tax Summit

As the World Economic Forum in Davos draws to a close, the real work to identify joint solutions to end extreme inequality is only just beginning. Throughout the week at Davos, Oxfam has been putting rising inequality on the agendas of government and business leaders from across the world. From Christine Lagarde to Barack Obama, leaders are speaking out on inequality. But it’s time for leaders to turn words into deeds and agree on global action to reduce inequality.