In response to the release of the revised text last night (Friday), Anna Macdonald, Oxfam's Head of Arms Control, said:
The 57th meeting of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW 57), the global policy making body f
Governments from over 190 member states have a second chance to make history this month by agreeing the first ever Arms Trade Treaty, a coalition of NGOs and human rights groups said today.
A framework for peace in the Democratic Republic of Congo will fail to end the suffering of millions of peopleunless concrete actions are taken.
Governments meeting at tomorrow’s humanitarian pledging conference in Kuwait need to generously give substantial funds or risk leaving Syrians out in the cold without the help they need.
International agency Oxfam appealed to the UK government to ensure that training on international humanitarian and human rights law is prioritized in its dispatch of military advisors to Mali.
A ministerial meeting on volatile food prices has taken place today in Rome, alongside the annual meeting of the UN Committee on World Food Security
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Anna MacDonald Oxfam's Head of Control Arms Campaign
Celine Charveriat, Oxfam advocacy and campaigns director said: