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...
24 January 2014
As the press conference with UN Special Envoy for Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi wrapped up, Mr. Brahimi announced that both sides will meet tomorrow (Saturday, 25 January) in the same room. Oxfam’s...
23 January 2014
Reacting to news of this afternoon's ceasefire agreement between The Government of South Sudan and Riek Machar's opposition forces, José Barahona, Oxfam's County Director for South Sudan, said: "The...