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...
22 February 2013
In reaction to the orientations discussed today by Energy Ministers on changes to the European biofuels policy, Marc Olivier Herman, Oxfam’s EU Policy Advisor said: "Again today we see far too many...
14 February 2013
Reacting to the presentation by the European Commission of its new legislative proposal for a Financial Transaction Tax (FTT) through enhanced cooperation, Nicolas Mombrial, Oxfam’s EU Policy Adviser...
8 February 2013
Reacting to the conclusion of the European Council on the EU long-term budget, which is freezing EU anti-poverty aid at near current levels, Natalia Alonso, Head of Oxfam's EU Office, said: “The...
8 February 2013
Reacting to the draft conclusions of the European Council on the EU long-term budget, which are freezing EU development and humanitarian aid at current levels, Natalia Alonso, Head of Oxfam's EU...
30 January 2013
Welcoming generous donations to the UN humanitarian appeal for Syria, Nigel Timmins, Oxfam’s Deputy Humanitarian Director, who visited Zaatari camp in Jordan today, said: “We welcome these generous...
22 January 2013
Reacting to the vote of the European Finance Ministers in favour of the 'enhanced cooperation procedure' for a financial transaction tax in eleven European countries, Nicolas Mombrial, Oxfam’s...
12 December 2012
It is expected today that the UN General Assembly will pass a resolution on Universal Health Coverage (UHC), calling on UN member states to ensure that health systems avoid direct payments, so that...