27 March 2013
Today’s indication by BRICS leaders that they will keep working towards a ‘BRICS Development Bank’ leaves many details still to be settled. BRICS leaders are right to take action to reform the...
27 March 2013
Anna Macdonald, Oxfam’s Head of Arms Control, said: “We see some improvements have been made since the last draft was issued but there are still some important problems with the new text. “The scope...
26 March 2013
The European Commission's consultative communication published today marks the start of EU discussions on the shape of the 2015 international climate deal. Lies Craeynest, Oxfam's EU policy advisor...
23 March 2013
In response to the release of the revised text last night (Friday), Anna Macdonald, Oxfam's Head of Arms Control, said: “We are extremely disappointed and don’t believe this is the best that...
21 March 2013
A draft document entitled “A Common Vision for the World Bank Group”, which will be discussed by Executive Directors today [March 21], proposes two new goals to guide the bank's development work:...
21 March 2013
In reaction to today’s EU Environment Ministers’ biofuels debate, Marc-Olivier Herman, Oxfam’s EU Policy Advisor, said: “The Ministers’ silence on the impact of biofuels on poor countries is simply...
20 March 2013
In reaction to the 2013 European Neighborhood Policy Package, put forward today by European Commissioner Stefan Füle, the Head of Oxfam EU Office, Natalia Alonso, said: “Oxfam welcomes the support...
18 March 2013
The 57th meeting of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW 57), the global policy making body for women’s rights, concluded last night with an outcome document. Governments did not agree to an...
8 March 2013
In response to Nestle's public letter to Oxfam committing to explore ways to improve their approach to women in their supply chain, Oxfam's Behind the Brands campaign manager Alison Woodhead said: “...
6 March 2013
Oxfam reaction to news that the number of refugees fleeing Syria has now reached the one million figure: “This landmark figure of one million refugees forced to flee fighting is an indictment of...