13 June 2012
The European Parliament voted today on a resolution on the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) that will be negotiated at a major UN conference in New York on 2 – 27 July. The ATT is a potential ground-breaking...
6 June 2012
Today, European Energy Commissioner Günther Oettinger published the European Commission’s policy blueprint on the post-2020 strategy for renewable energy. EU Energy Ministers will discuss this new...
30 May 2012
In response to the FAO's report "Towards The Future We Want: End Hunger And Make The Transition to Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems", which argues that eradicating hunger should be at the...
25 May 2012
Celine Charveriat, Oxfam advocacy and campaigns director said: “At the Bonn UN climate talks, no progress was made to deliver the financial support that the world’s poorest and most vulnerable need...
23 May 2012
Today, the European Parliament voted in favour of an European Financial Transaction Tax (FTT), with 487 votes in favour out of 685. The vote took place a few hours before an EU 'growth summit' in...
15 May 2012
At the start of the latest round of UN climate talks in Bonn, EU Finance Ministers today debated the state of play of Europe’s commitment to help fight climate change in developing countries. Lies...
14 May 2012
International humanitarian agency Oxfam welcomes the unprecedented stance taken by EU Foreign Ministers, meeting in Brussels today, which strongly criticizes Israeli government policies towards ‘Area...
14 May 2012
EU Development Ministers, meeting today in Brussels, gave the green light to SHARE - a new European initiative to boost the prevention of hunger and famine in the Horn of Africa. Leading NGO agencies...
10 May 2012
The Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon, has appointed President Johnson-Sirleaf of Liberia, President Yudhoyono of Indonesia and Prime Minister David Cameron of the United Kingdom...
2 May 2012
Surendrini Wijeyaratne, Humanitarian Advisor for Oxfam said:  "Oxfam was alarmed by the fighting and remain deeply concerned about the situation and hope this sends a strong message to all...