12 December 2011
Oxfam rejects the findings of this report. We stand by our research that indicates at least 22,500 people were evicted from their homes and the land they relied on for their livelihoods in the...
5 December 2011
Louise Hancock, Oxfam's Afghanistan policy officer, said: “It’s been another conference of flowery speeches: big on rhetoric and short on substance.   “One of the few scraps of comfort...
5 December 2011
Durban, South Africa – At a press conference today at the UN climate talks in Durban, civil society executives representing some of the biggest unions, environmental organizations and development...
1 December 2011
The world’s biggest aid donor, the European Union, was sidelined at the High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness taking place in Busan, South Korea from 29 November – 1 December. The EU gives over €...
30 November 2011
Oxfam’s Gregory Adams said: “Secretary Clinton has thrown down the gauntlet about the need for real changes to improve foreign assistance. “But negotiators in Busan have kicked the can down the road...
29 November 2011
Today at the UN climate change talks in Durban the European Union as a bloc has reported that it has spent €2.34 billion during 2011 as ‘fast start finance’.  This is part of the EU’s €7.2...
29 November 2011
In response to the World Meteorological Organization’s statement that 2011 was the warmest La Niña year on record, Kelly Dent, policy advisor for Oxfam said: “2011 was a year marked by weather...
24 November 2011
International aid agency Oxfam is deeply concerned about the escalating violence witnessed across Egypt and strongly condemns the excessive use of force by Egyptian security forces against peaceful...
24 November 2011
Oxfam today called on governments to inject significant levels of aid into Yemen so that the country's poorest and most vulnerable benefit from this tentative move to reform. Yemen's step towards an...
21 November 2011
Oxfam is extremely concerned about the humanitarian impact of any foreign military intervention in Somalia – no matter who it involves – as it is taking place at a time when humanitarian needs are...