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Corporate stranglehold on development finance must end in Addis

The corporate grip on development finance must be loosened if the Finance for Development Conference is going to help mobilize the resources needed to overcome poverty. Oxfam issued this warning ahead of third Finance for Development Conference which is to be held in Addis, Ethiopia from 13 - 16 July.

A woman stands in front of rubbles, in Nepal. Photo: Aubrey Wade/Oxfam

For Human Dignity

The UN Secretary-General has called the World Humanitarian Summit in 2016 ‘to make humanitarian action fit for the future'. Tens of millions of people receive humanitarian aid every year, but millions more suffer without adequate help and protection, and their number is relentlessly rising.

Hands full of seeds - Finance for Development Conference. Photo: Oxfam

From 13-16 July, World leaders will gather at the International Conference on Financing for Development (FfD) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. If you care about tackling poverty, climate change and inequality, now is the time to speak-out.


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