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...
3 May 2013
On the shape of the new 2015 climate agreement being negotiated this week, Tracy Carty, Oxfam Climate Change Policy Adviser, said: “Countries can’t just set goals on their own – this is a recipe for...
2 May 2013
Responding to Thursday's FEWSNET report that estimates 260,000 people died in the Somalia 2010/11 famine, Oxfam's Country Director for Somalia, Senait Gebregziabher said: "Famines are not natural...
30 April 2013
In response to Primark's statement on compensation for people affected by the Bangladesh Savar building collapse. Oxfam's Bangladesh Country Director Gareth Price Jones said: "Primark's decision to...
26 April 2013
In reaction to the Savar building collapse in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Oxfam country director in Bangladesh, Gareth Price-Jones said: “The Savar tragedy is a reminder of the hidden cost of cheap...
19 April 2013
Responding to the UK Government's decision to launch a legal challenge to plans for a European Financial Transaction Tax, Nicolas Mombrial, Oxfam EU policy adviser, said:“The UK government has lost...
10 April 2013
The European Commission, the European Parliament and the Council of the EU struck last night a deal on transparency of extractives industries. The agreement will be adopted by the Parliament and the...
9 April 2013
In response to the World Bank’s statement to build capacity and safeguards related to land rights, Oxfam’s land grab campaign lead Hannah Stoddart said: “The World Bank’s acknowledgement of the risks...
2 April 2013
Acting head of Oxfam’s Washington office Didier Jacobs said: “It’s refreshing to see a world leader outline a bold, focused and measurable vision. Oxfam applauds refocusing the World Bank on...