13 May 2014
In response to UN-Arab League Joint Special Representative for Syria Lakhdar Brahimi's briefing of the Security Council today, Andy Baker, who heads up Oxfam’s response to the Syria Crisis, said: "...
13 May 2014
The European Commission’s new plan to boost the role of the private sector in development cooperation could put efforts to reduce poverty second to the interests of European companies, said leading...
10 May 2014
Speaking in response to the South Sudan peace deal, head of Oxfam in the country Cecilia Millan said: "This is a welcome and timely breakthrough after months of dashed hopes. The proof of this deal...
9 May 2014
As talks are underway between South Sudan's President Salva Kiir and Riek Machar in Addis Ababa today, Oxfam's Head of Liaison Office with the African Union, Desire Assogbavi said: "Millions of South...
6 May 2014
Today Finance Ministers from EU countries which agreed to implement a Financial Transaction Tax (FTT) this year reached a vague initial agreement without any critical substance on the scope of the...
30 April 2014
On Wednesday 30 April, the Under-Secretary-General and Emergency Relief Coordinator Valerie Amos, will address the UN Security Council on Syria.Andy Baker, Oxfam’s lead for the Syria response, said:"...
24 April 2014
Oxfam’s Ethical Trading Manager, Rachel Wilshaw said “A year after the tragedy at Rana Plaza, the fight for better working conditions and pay for garment workers in countries like Bangladesh is far...
13 April 2014
All countries will have to contribute their fair share in cutting global emissions, says Oxfam in reaction to the IPCC report on mitigation, which was launched today. Governments must take this...
12 April 2014
Oxfam’s Nicolas Mombrial said: “These meetings were a status update on the state of the global economy, but failed to come up with a plan for tackling inequality. Hard decisions about how to change...
12 April 2014
Oxfam’s Nicolas Mombrial said: “The IMFC’s call on the IMF to focus on cross-border tax evasion and tax avoidance is very welcome. “Tax dodging cripples the ability of developing governments to...