Washington, DC— In reaction to World Bank President Jim Kim's announcement of a new interim target of cutting global poverty to 9% by 2020, Oxfam spokesperson Raymond C.
Oxfam urges the Colombian government to close the loopholes that allowed Cargill – the world’s largest agricultural commodity trader – to acquire over 52,000 hectares of land in Colombia’s Altillanura region through 36 shell companies between 2010 and 2012.
The UN General Assembly outcome document agreed today exposes the unevenness and gaps in achieving the MDGs between and within countries.
European austerity programs have dismantled the mechanisms that reduce inequality and enable equitable growth.
If left unchecked, austerity policies could put between 15 and 25 million more Europeans at risk of poverty by 2025, bringing the number of people at risk of poverty in Europe up to 146 million.
Inequality is central to Oxfam’s mission to fight poverty.
Welcoming the publication of the World Bank report, Turn Down the Heat: Climate Extremes, Regional Impa
The injustice of poverty demands a powerful and practical response to address both its causes and its impact on peoples' lives. Using a six-sided strategy to weave together the complex web of our efforts and joining with others, we seek to overcome poverty.
We envision a world in which people can influence the decisions that affect their lives.