31 March 2014
The IPCC Working Group II report released today presents climate change not as a distant, future threat to food, but as a clear and present danger. In a world where nearly a billion people are going...
26 March 2014
On Friday (Mar 28), the Under-Secretary-General and Emergency Relief Coordinator Valerie Amos, will address the UN Security Council on Syria. In advance of the briefing, Andy Baker, who heads up...
20 March 2014
Today, after five years of obstruction, Luxembourg and Austria agreed to increase the amount of information shared automatically by national tax authorities in Europe as of 2016. Today’s adoption by...
13 March 2014
http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/survey/so/2014/POL031314A.htm Oxfam spokesperson Nicolas Mombrial said: "This is the final judgment on inequality being bad for growth." "The IMF says it does not...
11 March 2014
NGOs welcome the decision to set up public registers of the real owners of companies and trusts across Europe Today, the European Parliament endorsed the creation of public registers of who really...
26 February 2014
The IMF has released a discussion note, authorized for distribution by chief economist Olivier Blanchard, on the damaging effect of income inequality on economic growth and supporting redistributive...
19 February 2014
Today France and Germany’s leaders met in Paris to set out their joint vision for the Financial Transaction Tax (FTT) that 11 EU countries agreed to implement later this year. French President...
30 January 2014
Oxfam has accepted Scarlett Johansson’s decision to step down after eight years as a Global Ambassador and we are grateful for her many contributions. While Oxfam respects the independence of our...
29 January 2014
Oxfam’s Humanitarian Policy Advisor Shaheen Chughtai said: “A week after the start of Geneva II we have yet to see any genuine progress on humanitarian assistance to the millions of Syrians in need,...
28 January 2014
In response to the Office of the Prime Minister of Uganda’s appeal for funds to support South Sudanese refugees, Oxfam’s Country Director in Uganda, Peter Kamalingin, said: “Oxfam is committed to...