22 September 2011
Oxfam spokesperson Caroline Pearce said: On economic growth: “The Eurozone crisis will cost lives in the poorest countries unless we see action. Poor countries are reeling from soaring food prices...
18 August 2011
Rome -- The Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) held a follow-up meeting today to its 25 July Emergency Ministerial meeting examining the humanitarian crisis in East Africa. It focused on...
25 July 2011
At the request of the French government, currently chairing the G20, the Food and agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) held today an emergency meeting to mobilize international support to address...
20 July 2011
The UN announcing famine in parts of Somalia, the first in the region in the 21st century, must be an urgent wake up call to the rest of the world, Oxfam said. The crisis has been building for...
15 July 2011
Oxfam welcomes the Kenyan government's announcement that the Ifo II camp will be allowed to open. There is no time to waste as every day more people arrive from Somalia, fleeing the drought and...
12 July 2011
Oxfam today praised the Medicine Patent Pool (MPP) for securing the first licenses for HIV medicines with the pharmaceutical company Gilead, a move that will boost the affordability and effectiveness...
8 July 2011
Oxfam reaction to UN Security Council’s Resolution on the new Peace Keeping Mission Kirsten Hagon, Head of Oxfam's Office in New York said:“While the Council’s commitment to South Sudan, especially...
7 July 2011
The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has just published its food price index which shows a sharp rise in June, after a steep increase in the price of sugar.Thierry Kesteloot, Oxfam food...
4 July 2011
In reaction to DFID's statement today announcing new aid for Ethiopia for the food crisis: Jane Cocking, Oxfam’s Humanitarian Director said: “Oxfam welcomes the UK government's announcement and the...
30 June 2011
The European Commission proposed today an EU-wide Financial Transaction Tax (FTT) to fund its next long-term budget (2014-2020) partly through own resources. International development NGOs Oxfam and...