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Ganga Poudel, a member of the Pavrita Co-operative, carries foilage cut from a tree nearby her home to feed livestock. Photo credit: Aubrey Wade

Europe must lead by example on sustainable development

Oxfam, together with a coalition of development NGOs, calls on European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker to make Europe become a leader on the global agenda for development and the fight against poverty.

End tax havens!

Tax transparency must go beyond EU

In an open letter, a large coalition of civil society organizations and trade unions, including Oxfam, is asking European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker for a more ambitious proposal on tax transparency.

European Commission fails to make pollution pricing work for the climate

The European Commission today published – as part of its “summer package” – a legislative proposal to reform the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS). The Commission has failed to use this key opportunity to help address a key stumbling block in the climate negotiations: the provision of predictable and additional climate finance.  


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