In reaction to the European Parliament's plenary vote on the Financial Transaction Tax, Nicolas Mombrial, Oxfam’s EU Policy Adviser said:
Leading NGOs call on EU leaders to protect EU development aid against short-sighted cuts ahead of this week’s special EU Budget summit.
European Tax Commissioner Algirdas Semeta today announced that all legal conditions are now met for a pioneer g
Development gains made in Afghanistan over the last decade are in danger of being thrown away if levels of aid fall away in conjunction with the withdrawal of international troops in 2014.
The world’s biggest aid donor, the European Union, was sidelined at the High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness taking place in Busan, South Korea from 29 November – 1 December.
Oxfam spokesperson Mark Fried said: