In this research report, Oxfam puts the humanitarian system under the lens and finds that it must change to remain effective; with locally led humanitarian action whenever possible; adequate funding to state and non-state actors in affected countries; and stronger partnerships between international and local actors, focusing on strengthening local capacity.
"We are deeply concerned that this Bill may make it more difficult for NGOs to do our work. We need clarification of a number of key provisions for us to understand its full impact."
The 2013 elections helped to restore constitutional order in Mali and marked the start of a period of hope for peace, stability and development.
At the closing of the first day of the Geneva II Conference, in Montreux, Oxfam’s Shaheen Chughtai said:
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”.
The injustice of poverty demands a powerful and practical response to address both its causes and its impact on peoples' lives.
In reaction to the 2013 European Neighborhood Policy Package, put forward today by European Commissioner Stefan Füle, the Head of Oxfam EU Office, Natalia Alonso, said:
Over 100,000 people march to get the Government to pass a 'National Land Reforms Act & Policy' as a framework and means of land re-distribution.
Today marks a historic day in Somalia, as parliament elected Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, as the country's new president.