22 January 2014
The European Commission unveiled today its vision for Europe’s climate and energy policies from now to 2030. The blueprint includes a 40 per cent reduction in CO2 emissions and a 27 per cent target...
15 January 2014
Reaction from Oxfam's Syria Country Director Gareth Price-Jones on Kuwait donor conference for humanitarian crisis in Syria:While governments have pledged generously in Kuwait – particularly the US,...
15 January 2014
Today the European Parliament and the Greek EU Presidency sealed a deal on the reform of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID), which sets new regulation for financial markets. The...
14 January 2014
The United States Congress has failed to adopt funding measures for the International Monetary Fund (IMF), thwarting quota and governance reforms that were agreed by the majority of the Fund’s...
10 January 2014
Oxfam France Conflict and Humanitarian Advocacy Officer Nicolas Vercken said: “The debate about which countries are on or off the guest list risks becoming a distraction. The Geneva (or Montreux)...
2 January 2014
Responding to the growing humanitarian impact of the political crisis in South Sudan, Emma Drew, Oxfam's South Sudan Acting Country Director said from Juba: "Oxfam is concerned about the growing...
27 December 2013
Responding to the reported agreement by the Government of South Sudan to immediately cease hostilities, John Watt Oxfam’s East and Central Africa Deputy Regional Director said from Juba: “This is a...
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...