3 June 2013
In reaction to 62 states signing the Arms Trade Treaty today at the United Nations in New York, Anna Macdonald, Head of Arms Control, Oxfam said: "More than 60 states today signed the groundbreaking...
28 May 2013
EU Foreign Ministers failed last night to extend the EU arms embargo on Syria as it stands. They decided, however, not to lift it before August 1st and set a number of conditions. In reaction, Oxfam’...
23 May 2013
 As UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and other high level officials visit Goma today, Joanna Trevor of Oxfam in DRC, said:"Thousands of people are again homeless after a new explosion in...
22 May 2013
European leaders failed today to meet the expectations they had raised of cracking down on tax dodging at a summit in Brussels. In reaction, Catherine Olier, Oxfam’s EU Policy Adviser, said: “EU...
21 May 2013
Oxfam's Senior Health Policy Advisor Dr Mohga Kamal Yanni said: "The World Bank is becoming a major champion on Universal Health Coverage and we applaud President Kim's leadership on this issue....
15 May 2013
In reaction to today’s international donors’ conference for the reconstruction of Mali [May 15, 2013], in Brussels, Marietou Diaby, Oxfam’s Country Director, said: "These generous pledges to help...
14 May 2013
Meeting today in Brussels, European Finance Ministers failed to take bold action against tax evasion and avoidance, leaving a great deal still to be achieved at next week’s EU leaders’ summit. While...
14 May 2013
Oxfam warned EU Finance Ministers, who hailed Europe’s success in meeting its Copenhagen climate finance commitments at a meeting in Brussels today, used clever accounting to make up the figures....
10 May 2013
Oxfam International Executive Director Winnie Byanyima said: “Oxfam welcomes this high-level push for transparency and accountability in the oil and mining sector. “As the report highlights, Africa’s...
8 May 2013
Regarding the Somalia Conference in London, Oxfam says: "For lasting peace in Somalia, there needs to be a combination of stability and economic development. More guns will not bring peace to Somalia...