Poznan, Poland: International agency Oxfam called on finance ministers to undertake a concerted effort to address climate change and treat the climate crisis at least as seriously as they have treated the economic crisis, for which they quickly mobilized trillions of dollars.
Oxfam Senior Policy Adviser, Antonio Hill, explains why Oxfam is in Poznan (Poland), and what the likely outcomes are from the negotiations on Climate Change currently being held by the United Nations.
As governments from across the world gather for a major international conference in Doha, Qatar, this weekend, international agency Oxfam is calling on rich countries not to water down their aid commitments.
EU foreign ministers meeting in Brussels today (Monday, 10 November) must provide clear commitments to send European troops to support the UN in eastern Congo. The fragile ceasefire is now broken, forcing thousands of people to flee again.
European ministers meeting in Marseille tomorrow (Monday, 3 November) must agree to provide European troops to support the UN peacekeeping force in eastern Congo.
As the world’s governments prepare for a crucial vote at the United Nations on the future of an Arms Trade Treaty, the Control Arms campaign urged all states to back the resolution on the ATT.