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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Oxfam welcomed today’s vote by European Parliamentarians in support of a strong European Financial Transaction Tax (FTT) covering all instruments (shares, bonds and derivatives), as put forward by
This week marks one year in office for Jim Yong Kim as president of the World Bank.
Raymond Offenheiser, President of Oxfam America said:
Senait Gebregziabher, Oxfam’s Country Director for Somalia said:
In response to President Obama’s climate plan announcement scheduled for this afternoon Gawain Kripke, research and policy director for Oxfam America said:
Welcoming the publication of the World Bank report, Turn Down the Heat: Climate Extremes, Regional Impa
At the close of the UN Climate Change talks in Bonn, Germany, Oxfam Climate Change Policy Adviser Jan Kowalzig said:
12 June 2013 - Oxfam welcomed the Prime Minister’s announcement today that Canada will require mandatory disclosure of payments to governments by mining, oil and gas companies.
Oxfam welcomes today’s European Parliament vote in favor of legislation which will oblige EU-listed and non-listed big oil, gas, mining and logging companies to declare payments they make i