Media Advisory: Oxfam at UN General Assembly 77

Published: 15th September 2022

As UNGA77 kicks off, Oxfam experts are engaging with a delegation in New York, including Gabriela Bucher, Oxfam International Executive Director, and Abby Maxman, Oxfam America President, along with remote participation. Oxfam experts will be focused on issues including Hunger and the Global Food System, Climate Justice, the crisis in Yemen, Ukraine, COVID-19 recovery, Inequality, Education, and more. 


Gabriela Bucher; Oxfam International Executive Director

Abby Maxman; Oxfam America President and CEO 

Brenda Mofya; Oxfam International New York Head of Office  

Nafkote Dabi; Oxfam International Climate Change Policy Lead 

Mathew Truscott; Oxfam International Humanitarian Policy Lead  

Anna Marriott; Oxfam Health Policy Manager & Policy Co-Lead for the People’s Vaccine Alliance 

Eric Munoz; Oxfam America Food and Climate Justice Senior Manager 

Emily Farr; Oxfam International Global Food Security and Livelihoods Advisor 

Abdulwasea Mohammed; Advocacy, Media and Campaigns Manager for Oxfam in Yemen 

Kira Boe; Oxfam Ibis Education Policy Lead 

Irit Tamir; Oxfam America Private Sector Director 

Key Products and Events: 

September 16: Media Brief “Hunger in a Heating World” covering extreme weather and global hunger 

September 19: Joint INGO open letter and press release on global hunger 

September 20 and ongoing: Oxfam reactions to selected Heads of State speeches  

September 21: Oxfam speaking at High-Level Event “Responding to the Urgent Humanitarian Needs in the Horn of Africa”  

September 21: Report on Loss and Damage in Central America  

September 22: Press Release: One year since President Biden’s broken promise to vaccinate 70% of population 

September TBC: Joint INGO statement on crisis in Yemen 

September TBC: Joint Yemeni civil society statement 


Contact information

Oxfam experts will be joining live UNGA events this year, and are available for interviews

For UNGA media inquiries, contact Lauren Hartnett at +1203-247-3920 or  

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