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The World Bank has announced it will invest $700 million through the end of 2015 to help developing countries reach the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) for women and children’s health.
The world's governments will meet at a special session of the UN General Assembly this week to take stock of progress toward the Millennium Development Goals, and plan for a new global development
In response to the Delhi rape case sentencing today Oxfam India CEO, Nisha Agrawal, said:
The European Parliament’s compromise in capping the share of biofuels made from food crops at 6 per cent of the EU’s energy demand in transport by 2020 is disappointing, Oxfam said today.
In response to the UNHCR's announcement tha
Tariq Riebl, Oxfam's humanitarian programme coordinator said:
As an organization committed to ending poverty and inequality, Oxfam salaries are set at the level necessary to recruit and retain staff of the quality we need.
Today, pharmaceutical company Roche announced that it will contribute to the Medicines Patent Pool (MPP) by making its
In reaction to the UN’s peacekeeping mission (MONUSCO’s) announcement on the enforcement of a security zone and call for disarmamen