A desperate and largely unknown humanitarian crisis is deteriorating in the Lake Chad Basin region of West Africa, forcing millions of people to flee their homes and leaving millions more in need of humanitarian assistance. Oxfam is providing life-saving support but help is urgently needed to prevent the crisis turning into a catastrophe.
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Today’s World Wealth Report from Capgemini shows that times have never been better for the world’s wealthiest - since 2009 more than 4.5 million new millionaires have been created, rising to a total of 15.4 million millionaires across the world last year. Yet while the wealthy prosper, 702 million people living in extreme poverty are being left behind.
EU governments are unwilling to tackle large-scale tax avoidance of multinational companies, Oxfam says in reaction to a new directive formally approved today.
The unrealistic demands of Belgium and Slovakia are undermining negotiations for a ground-breaking Financial Transaction Tax (FTT) said Oxfam today.
With its new ‘migration compact’, the EU rewriting its foreign policy so that it serves the single objective of stopping people from coming to Europe, Oxfam said.
UN report is yet more fresh evidence that countries such as the UK and US should halt reckless arms sales to all participants of Yemen’s war.
The measures announced in the G7 Leaders' Declaration today will give tax dodgers little cause for concern said Oxfam as the G7 Heads of the State Summit came to a close in Japan.
As climate talks in Germany wrap up, both poor and rich nations increasingly recognize that fixing the climate change adaptation funding gap, one of the biggest holes in the Paris Agreement, will be a major challenge at the next United Nations conference in Morocco.
Governments tried to further water down an already weak legislative proposal, Oxfam said in response to the EU finance ministers’ failure to agree on new measures against corporate tax dodging.
The Greek government must ensure people on the move are registered and have access to the asylum process, says Oxfam in reaction to the closure of the Idomeni makeshift camp in Northern Greece.