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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When European leaders discuss border closures by countries on the Western Balkans migrant route at their meeting in Brussels today, they put border security ahead of people’s safety, Oxfam criticized.
The European Commission risks betraying the Paris climate agreement by suggesting that Europe is doing enough to tackle runaway climate change, says Oxfam.
Oxfam welcome the European Commission’s proposal a new humanitarian aid mechanism to support people on the move. However, European leaders need to find political solutions to overcome the migration crisis.
The annual Forbes rich list released today highlighted a slight downturn in fortunes of the rich elite but huge global inequalities remain.
G20 Finance Ministers must support more fundamental reforms to the global tax system as part of their plans to deliver sustainable economic growth said Oxfam today.
On the European Parliament's call to ban arms sales from the European Union to countries accused of targeting civilians in Yemen, Oxfam's International Policy Advisor Arms and Conflict, Martin Butc
Oxfam today gave a cautious welcome to the OECD's plans to open up its tax reform process to developing countries but said more fundamental global tax reforms, beyond BEPS, are still needed to stop corporate tax scandals.
The governments of rich states today cleared the way for the diversion of development aid away from the poorest.
In response to the publication of the UN Secretary General's report ahead of the World Humanitarian Summit, Oxfam deems the focus on political solutions correct as the humanitarian system is overwhelmed.
Zimbabwe has declared a 'state of disaster' regarding drought in the country that has been triggered by El Nino. With one in five Zimbabweans facing food struggles, Oxfam says this could shock the international community into action.