27 January 2011
“Today President Sarkozy signaled that a number of ‘lead’ countries could forge ahead this year with a tiny levy on financial transactions – a Robin Hood tax – and that he is confident others will...
24 January 2011
Responding to French President Nicolas Sarkozy's call for the G20 to agree a tax on financial transactions to raise funds for international development, Jeremy Hobbs, Oxfam International Excecutive...
31 December 2010
Number of people hit by Colombia’s worse flood in decades continues to rise The number of people affected by the flood emergency in Colombia has risen by 50,000 people in the last two weeks, bringing...
15 December 2010
Reacting to the World Bank’s announcement that it had secured $49.3bn for its fund for the world’s poorest countries, the International Development Association (IDA), international development agency...
12 December 2010
After this week’s protests following the announcement of the results from the first round of the Presidential elections, Saturday and Sunday have been relatively calm. However, protests are...
8 December 2010
Oxfam response to the Finance section in the LCA text, which Ministers in Cancun are debating today: Oxfam's international climate change adviser Tim Gore said: "At last, women - who are among...
8 December 2010
Responding to the latest finance text that came out today, international climate change policy adviser Tim Gore said:   “The latest draft gives us hope that a Climate Fund can be agreed in...
3 December 2010
Responding to the World Meteorological Organization's announcement that there is a race going on between 2010, 2005 and 1998 to see which will be the hottest year since records began, Oxfam New...
1 December 2010
In response to the European Union’s report announced at Cancun on Fast Start Financing, Oxfam’s climate policy adviser Tracy Carty, said:“The EU’s report underlines how the adaptation gap must be...
30 November 2010
Reacting to Japan’s statement that it would not ratify a second commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol, Tim Gore, Climate Advisor for Oxfam said:“Japan risks cutting one of the world’s lifelines in...