14 June 2014
(Bonn, Germany) A lack of urgency imperils the likelihood of an ambitious 2015 climate agreement, Oxfam warned today as talks continued at the latest UNFCCC meeting in Bonn, Germany. Kelly Dent,...
13 June 2014
At today’s meeting of EU Energy Ministers, a debate was held on the 2030 European Climate and Energy Package as well as the Energy Security Strategy put forward by the European Commission last month...
13 June 2014
At today’s EU Energy Ministers Council, Ministers approved a proposal to amend the EU’s Renewable Energy Directive and Fuel Quality Directive. If adopted, this would see a 7% cap on food-based...
11 June 2014
In response to the agreement between President Salva Kiir and Opposition leader Riek Machar at the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Extraordinary Summit on South Sudan in Addis Ababa...
9 June 2014
In response to the Letter from African Leaders to Salva Kiir and Riek Machar, Oxfam’s Executive Director Winnie Byanyima said: “This letter, signed by 14 eminent African leaders, 12 of them former...
5 June 2014
Energy security, climate change and the global economy were among the main topics the G7 leaders addressed during the Brussels summit, but Oxfam says what’s needed is a stronger steer from leaders....
2 June 2014
 In response to the US Environmental Protection Agency's proposed new carbon pollution standards for power plants, Heather Coleman, climate change program manager for Oxfam America said: "The...
26 May 2014
Today the shape of the new European Parliament was revealed, with the results marred by weak turnout and a rise of Eurosceptic votes.   Natalia Alonso, Head of Oxfam’s EU Office, said: “Today’s...
21 May 2014
In response to the statements from Kellogg and General Mills regarding Oxfam’s “Standing on the Sidelines” report Monique van Zijl, campaign manager for Oxfam’s Behind the Brands campaign said: “...
20 May 2014
Speaking from Oslo at the conclusion of the Oslo Conference, Oxfam’s Country Director for South Sudan Cecilia Milan said: “Oxfam welcomes this healthy injection of funds, but donors must swiftly...