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Oxfam apologizes for incident at UN climate meeting

International agency Oxfam has apologized to the Government of Saudi Arabia and to the Bureau, secretariat and members of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) for an offensive incident that occurred at a meeting in Bonn in June.

Each and every peacekeeper still needed in Congo

Each and every peacekeeper is still needed in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, aid agency Oxfam said today (28 May) as the United Nations Security Council renewed the mandate of MONUC, the UN peacekeeping force in the country.

Climate Finance Post-Copenhagen

Climate change is the single greatest threat to development – making the battle to overcome poverty ever harder and more expensive.

Top UN Climate Official Resigns: Oxfam comment

Though de Boer moves on world leaders have barely started the job of tackling the climate crisis. With the lives and livelihoods of billions at stake they could learn much from de Boer's perseverance as well as his uncompromising commitment.

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