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In response to Primark's statement on compensation for people affected by the Bangladesh Savar building collapse.
In reaction to the Savar building collapse in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Oxfam country director in Bangladesh, Gareth Price-Jones said:
Responding to the UK Government's decision to launch a legal challenge to plans for a European Financial Transaction Tax, Nicolas Mombrial, Oxfam EU policy adviser, said:
The European Commission, the European Parliament and the Council of the EU struck last night a deal on transparency of extractives industries.
In response to the World Bank’s statement to
Acting head of Oxfam’s Washington office Didier Jacobs said:
- Oxfam welcomes the call for regulation of tax havens and illicit financial flows.
Oxfam spokesperson Stephen Hale said: “The Panel's unanimous call for the r
Today, the European Commission published its first Communication on the impact of EU biofuels policy on food security and land rights in developing countries.
Today’s indication by BRICS leaders that they will keep working towards a ‘BRICS Development Bank’ leaves many details still to be settled.
Anna Macdonald, Oxfam’s Head of Arms Control, said: