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.
At the ECOFIN meeting today, EU Finance Ministers have failed to provide a clear answer to what Europe will do to ensure climate finance does not fall off a cliff once Fast Start F
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.
Joint Media Reaction by Oxfam, CAN Europe, APRODEV, CIDSE
Today at the UN climate change talks in Durban the European Union as a bloc has reported that it has spent €2.34 billion during 2011 as ‘fast start finance’. This is part of the EU’s €7.2 bil
About innovative financing for development and climate change
EU Finance Ministers today agreed their common position for the upcoming G20 Finance Ministers meeting on 14-15 October in Pa
As the international community mobilizes in response to global climatic changes, climate funds must ensure the equitable and effective allocation of funds for the world’s most vulnerable po
The European Commission published today a paper on how to raise the $100 billion per year pledged by rich countries at last year’s UN climate talks in Cancun to help poor countries protect
Responding to the latest finance text that came out today, international climate change policy adviser Tim Gore said: