European aid to poor countries is stalling two years ahead of the UN Millennium Development Goals deadline, with aid cut or stagnant in 19 member states, reveals the new Concord AidWatch report.
Oxfam applauds the World Bank's new strategy to halve extreme poverty by 2020 and end it by 2030, but swift action is now needed to bring the strategy to life.
In reaction to the plenary remarks delivered by World Bank President Jim Kim, Oxfam’s head of Washington office, Nicolas Mombrial, said:
The strategy to end extreme poverty and support inclusive growth is an important milestone for the World Bank and Oxfam welcomes Jim Kim’s vision and commitment.
Washington, DC— In reaction to World Bank President Jim Kim's announcement of a new interim target of cutting global poverty to 9% by 2020, Oxfam spokesperson Raymond C.
Ahead of the Annual Meetings, international agency Oxfam urged the World Bank to sharpen and swiftly move forward on the new strategy to end poverty by 2030 and boost shared prosperity.
The UN General Assembly outcome document agreed today exposes the unevenness and gaps in achieving the MDGs between and within countries.
The failure to tackle climate change threatens all aspects of food security: availability, access, utilization, and stability.