Tagged: European Union

Press Release

European ministers meeting in Marseille tomorrow (Monday, 3 November) must agree to provide European troops to support the UN peacekeeping force in eastern Congo.

Press Release

EU member states must follow the Parliament’s lead and oppose the European Commission’s proposal to boost the use of biofuels in transport fuels to 10% by 2020, as part of the EU’s Renewable Energy Directive.

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Women wading through flood water with their children West Midinapur, West Bengal. Credit: Anisa Draboo/Oxfam

Oxfam welcomed today’s vote by the European Parliament’s Environment Committee on the ETS Directive to use 50% of the auctioning revenues generated from the emission permits for developing countries to tackle climate change via an international fund.

Campaign article
Women workers in a plum packing line, Chile. Credit: Toby Adamson/Oxfam

Trade generates incredible wealth, and links the lives of everyone on the planet. However, millions of people in poor countries are losing out because the rules controlling trade heavily favour the rich nations that set the rules.

Press Release

Oxfam today urged European leaders to do more to bring lasting peace in Eastern Congo.

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