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.
The G20, the preeminent global economic decision making body, has thrown its political weight behind the commitment to shared growth and narrowing the development gap through its Seoul Deve
Oxfam spokesperson Luc Lampriere said:
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Speaking at the G20 finance ministers meeting, Max Lawson, Oxfam spokesperson, said: “While the G20 squabbles, poor people from Greece to Ghana
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
Food prices are a matter of life and death to many in the developing world.
Oxfam spokesperson Luc Lamprière said:
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The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has just published its food price index which shows a sharp rise in