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.
Response to the announcement that 82 countries, including many developing countries, have signed up to implement the OECD’s BEPS agreement to tackle corporate tax avoidance.
Oxfam praises the United States Government’s commitment to reduce emissions 26-28% below 2005 levels by 2025, a critical step forward in transitioning to a clean energy economy.
Oxfam finds that the new texts reflect unchangd country positions with many key issues still unresolved.
More developing countries are set to become involved in reforming the global tax system in an effort to ensure that multinational corporations are taxed where their real economic activities take place.
Private finance has a vital role to play in the global response to climate change, but it is not a substitute for public finance.
Thirty-two months remain to the deadline for reaching the Millennium Development Goals. This report is the first ever to track what developing countries are spending on the MDGs.
Leading NGOs call on EU leaders to protect EU development aid against short-sighted cuts ahead of this week’s special EU Budget summit.
New sources of climate finance must be found to curb the alarming shift in Official Development Assistance (ODA) to climate finance and to protect the development gains of recent decades.
The International Monetary Fund has announced that its Executive Board has approved a package of governance reforms intended to give emerging economies a bigger say in the institution.