6 December 2012
The UN Food and Agriculture Organization has just published it's The State of Food and Agriculture, 2012 report, on investment in global agriculture. The FAO says that in developing countries,...
6 December 2012
International development agency Oxfam and the European Network on Debt and Development (Eurodad) welcome the European Commission’s initiative to step up action against tax fraud and tax evasion,...
4 December 2012
Manila, Philippines – Typhoon Pablo (international name: Bopha) made landfall shortly before 5:00 AM (Manila time, GMT+8) today in Davao Oriental in Mindanao. Initial reports show minimal damage so...
3 December 2012
In reaction to the Council’s conclusions on a renewable energy strategy for Europe beyond 2020 adopted in Brussels today by Energy Ministers, Marc Olivier Herman, Oxfam’s EU Policy Adviser said:...
21 November 2012
Martin Hartberg, Oxfam Policy Officer in Jerusalem said: “This ceasefire must hold. The violence over the last few weeks has been devastating for people in Gaza and Israel. Hundreds of lives have...
19 November 2012
Oxfam's humanitarian coordinator Tariq Riebl said: "More than 50,000 people have fled camps and homes since yesterday and are in dire need of shelter, water and food. Families have been split up...
19 November 2012
In response to the World Bank's 'Turn Down the Heat' report released today which revealed that the world will heat up by 4 degrees at the end of the century and the poor will suffer most, Oxfam...
14 November 2012
In the context of rapidly escalating violence in and around Gaza and southern Israel, the international aid and development agency Oxfam has called for an immediate halt to rocket attacks towards...
13 November 2012
At the ECOFIN meeting today, EU Finance Ministers have failed to provide a clear answer to what Europe will do to ensure climate finance does not fall off a cliff once Fast Start Finance is fulfilled...
26 October 2012
International agency Oxfam has been in the field and talked directly to people affected by continuous rains of hurricane Sandy. After more than 48 hours of rain and some violent winds in the south,...