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.
Civil Society Organizations
Numerous different non-profit organizations (NPOs) are spread over Laos to support a wide range of development working areas. But while intentions are good, the capacity of the still young civil society organizations is often rather limited.
This study examines the conditions that enable civil society organizations (CSOs) to influence political parties during election campaigns.
Civil society organizations and networks from over 40 countries have called for a global Post-2015 development framework which “truly leaves no one behind”.
Oxfam deplores the use of lethal force against unarmed civilian protesters in North Africa, particularly evident in Libya.
Aid plays a role in saving millions of lives, and yet despite its achievements poverty continues to cast a shadow over the lives of some 1.4 billion people worldwide.