Tagged: global development
Wealthy elites have co-opted political power to rig the rules of the economic game, undermining democracy and creating a world where the 85 richest people own the wealth of half of the world’s population, worldwide development organization Oxfam warns in a report published today.
From the historic Arms Trade Treaty to convincing big companies to act to stop land grabs to responding to the devastating super typhoon Haiyan and the Syria humanitarian crisis, 2013 was not an ordinary year for Oxfam and our supporters.
From Bamako to Tacloban, find out what Oxfam did in 2013.
European aid to poor countries is stalling two years ahead of the UN Millennium Development Goals deadline, with aid cut or stagnant in 19 member states, reveals the new Concord AidWatch report.
Oxfam applauds the World Bank's new strategy to halve extreme poverty by 2020 and end it by 2030, but swift action is now needed to bring the strategy to life.