24 December 2013
Commenting on the decision for the UN to send more troops to South Sudan, John Watt, Oxfam’s Deputy Regional Director for East Africa, currently in South Sudan said: “Protecting the innocent people...
20 December 2013
Today EU leaders recognised the need to ramp up efforts to combat tax dodging, but failed to agree on a clear pathway to make it happen.   Natalia Alonso, Head of Oxfam’s EU Office, said: “We...
17 December 2013
Oxfam reaction to EU Court of Auditors report on EU climate finance Today the European Court of Auditors released its findings of an audit of European financial support to help...
17 December 2013
Donors have replenished the World Bank’s fund for the world’s poorest countries, the International Development Association, to the tune of $52 billion. Head of Oxfam’s Washington office Nicolas...
17 December 2013
Emma Jane Drew, Country Director (Acting) for Oxfam in South Sudan, said from Juba: "Oxfam strongly condemns the use of violent force against civilians, particularly women and children, and requests...
12 December 2013
Commenting on the failure of EU Energy Ministers to reach agreement on EU biofuel policy today, Marc Olivier Herman, Oxfam’s biofuels expert said: “Today’s failure to reach a decision on EU biofuels...
7 December 2013
In reaction to the new trade facilitation agreement approved in Bali on Saturday, Romain Benicchio, Senior Policy Advisor with Oxfam, said: “The Bali package is hardly going to make a difference for...
5 December 2013
Winnie Byanyima, Executive Director of Oxfam International "My direct contact with President Nelson Mandela was in the context of helping Burundian women to participate in the Arusha peace process....
5 December 2013
A leaked European Commission document dispels earlier warnings that the financial transaction tax (FTT) which 11 EU countries agreed to put in place by next year breaches EU or international laws. In...
25 November 2013
Nigel Timmins, who is heading up Oxfam's response to the Syria Crisis, said: “This announcement is long overdue. The international community now needs to make sure that the proposed date does not...