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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More than half of Yemen’s population needs aid and a humanitarian crisis of extreme proportions is at risk of unfolding in the country if instability continues, Oxfam warns today.
The combined wealth of the richest 1 percent will overtake that of the other 99 percent of people next year unless the current trend of rising inequality is checked, Oxfam warned today ahead of the annual World Economic Forum meeting in Davos.
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.