A desperate and largely unknown humanitarian crisis is deteriorating in the Lake Chad Basin region of West Africa, forcing millions of people to flee their homes and leaving millions more in need of humanitarian assistance. Oxfam is providing life-saving support but help is urgently needed to prevent the crisis turning into a catastrophe.
In a briefing note on mining agreements between AREVA and Niger, Oxfam and ROTAB, both members of the "Publish What You Pay" coalition, denounced the secrecy and pressure surrounding the negotiations.
In Latin America and the Caribbean, national budgets remain blind to the special needs and priorities small-scale producers.
Oxfam is urging President Obama and African leaders to make bold commitments to help transform African institutions into models of transparency and accountability.
European leaders failed today to meet the expectations they had raised of cracking down on tax dodging at a summit in Brussels. In reaction, Catherine Olier, Oxfam’s EU Policy Adviser, said:
Meeting today in Brussels, European Finance Ministers failed to take bold action against tax evasion and avoidance, leaving a great deal still to be achieved at next week’s EU leaders’ summ
International development agency Oxfam and the European Network on Debt and Development (Eurodad) welcome the European Commi
With interviews to select a new president of the World Bank starting soon [April 9-11], a global coalition of campaigners have called on the World Bank's executive directors to ensure that
Reacting to the announcement that World Bank President Robert Zoellick will step down at the end of his term on June 30th, a global coalition of campaigners has called for an open and merit-based process to elect the next World Bank leader, and for developing countries to determine the selection.