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Read how Oxfam is challenging EU policies to make them work for the world’s poor
Global food prices will more than double within 20 years, as a new age of crisis forces the collapse of our global food system.
Today the European Parliament gave the green light to the European Markets Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) designed to regulate shady ‘over the counter’ (OTC) derivatives. NGOs welcomed the introduction of clearing and reporting obligations for these financial products as a crucial step towards regulating vital agricultural commodity derivatives markets.
Joint Media Reaction by Oxfam, CAN Europe, APRODEV, CIDSE
On the eve of a high-level summit between the leaders of India and the European Union in Delhi, Oxfam is calling on the EU not to pressure India into agreeing new trade rules that could deny hundreds of millions of people access to affordable medicines.
The first anniversary of the European External Action Service (EEAS) finds the European Union (EU) in the midst of a financial and identity crisis that has precipitated Europe’s ongoing dec
Food prices are a matter of life and death to many in the developing world.
At the most recent UN Climate Change Conference in Cancun, Mexico in December 2010, governments saved the global climate negotiations from collapse.
Access to medicines poses a critical challenge in developing countries: prices are high, and new or adapted medicines and vaccines to address diseases of the developing world are lacking.
The world, and most of all, its poor people, desperately needs a fair and safe climate deal to be agreed at the UN talks in Copenhagen in December.