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The European Court of Auditors' long-overdue report finally evaluates an important financing mechanism for development, but takes a purely financial perspective instead of looking at results delivered for beneficiaries.
The sector must recognize coal is a dinosaur technology that needs to be pushed into extinction if we are to survive.
Oxfam is pleased that several multinational companies attended a hearing in front of the European Parliament’s TAXE committee on Monday. The firms had initially refused to do so.
The Valletta summit's declaration on migration pays lip service to people’s rights and dignity, and leaves grave doubts as to how Europe will in fact improve the lives people in Africa. While EU and African leaders met in Valletta, more people drowned in the sea, razor-wire fences were being erected in Slovenia and Sweden was implementing border controls.
Oxfam reacted to the World Bank's appointment of Philippe Le Houérou as CEO of their private sector arm, the International Finance Corporation.
The EU position on climate finance for the Paris climate summit was adopted today by the EU Finance Ministers.
Oxfam commended the World Bank for connecting the need to tackle climate change with the urgent fight to end poverty. In a new report, the Bank warned that more than 100 million additional people could be pushed into poverty by crop failures, floods, hunger, and other shocks caused by climate change.
A rare cyclone has left conflict ravaged Yemen facing a double disaster as Cyclone Chapala promises a decade-worth of rain in Yemen in just a few days.
Oxfam's response to the UNFCCC’s verdict on what effect national pledges to reduce emissions will have in avoiding dangerous warming.
Oxfam has launched an emergency appeal for survivors of the South Asian earthquake which hit Afghanistan and Pakistan earlier this morning. Oxfam teams are working with local authorities and organisations to assess the scale of the damage and teams are ready to respond where needed.