9 October 2012
Today, at a meeting of EU Finance Ministers in Luxembourg, Commissioner Algirdas Semeta announced that another four countries are in support of moving forward with a Financial Transactions Tax (FTT...
9 October 2012
The publication of the Food and Agriculture Organizations’ Hunger Report today revealed that almost 870 million were hungry in 2010/12 and showed a dramatic slowdown in the number of people lifted...
27 September 2012
(The ‘Friends of Yemen’ Meeting saw an additional US$1.5 Billion pledged for the Yemen’s Transition Process. This bring the total pledges since May to US$7.9 Billion)Kelly Gilbride of Oxfam said:“...
27 September 2012
Sally Chin of Oxfam said:“Focusing on a military solution will take the region down the wrong path. A long series of military operations in recent years has consistently failed to provide lasting...
27 September 2012
As crucial talks between Sudan and South Sudan end Oxfam’s South Sudan Country Director Jose Barahona said;“The Presidents of Sudan and South Sudan have agreed some encouraging steps forward and it...
26 September 2012
Joint NGO media reaction by Oxfam; Friends of the Earth Europe; World Economy, Ecology and Development (WEED); World Development Movement Today the European Parliament’s Committee on Economic and...
26 September 2012
On the proposed ECOWAS force to Mali: Mamadou Biteye Oxfam’s West Africa Regional Director said : "In a region still in the midst of a serious food crisis, aid agencies are already trying to...
26 September 2012
Responding to the release of the second Climate Vulnerability Monitor report on the side-lines of the UN General Assembly today, Jeremy Hobbs, Executive Director of Oxfam International said: "The new...
18 September 2012
Today the European Parliament’s Legal Affairs Committee (JURI) voted in favour of assuming a strong position on European anti-corruption legislation, which would oblige oil, gas, mining firms and the...
17 September 2012
In reaction to today’s EU Energy Ministers’ statement on their debate about Europe’s post 2020 renewable energy strategy, Natalia Alonso, Head of Oxfam’s EU office, said: "At a time of high and...