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We are appalled that individuals found guilty of sexual misconduct in Haiti were unwittingly employed by other aid agencies. We strongly believe that anyone engaged in such reprehensible behavior should be barred from working with vulnerable communities.
Oxfam's priority is to stand fully by the survivors of such reprehensible behavior - and to ensure that such behavior is absolutely rooted out of our organization. We stand firmly against the exploitation and abuse of women and girls.
Following the Paradise Papers revelations, the European Parliament decided today to establish a new special committee on tax fraud, tax evasion, money laundering, tax avoidance and aggressive tax planning.
Oxfam applauded donor countries for stepping up their financial pledges, the new countries contributing for the first time, and developing countries that promised to invest even more into their own education systems.
The evidence is clear: Trump's tax cuts are looting the US treasury to enrich the 1 percent. The choices of government leaders around the world are fueling the inequality crisis to frightening levels.
Attacks on humanitarian agencies will hinder the delivery of vital aid, ultimately affecting the people who most need it.
"Aside from obvious questions raised by Paul Romer’s resignation, serious concerns remain around the Doing Business report. Hopefully the next chief economist will be given the mandate to bring coherence and fairness to this ranking."
EU finance ministers have decided today to remove eight countries from the EU’s blacklist for tax havens, rushing to take countries off the blacklist without it being clear what they have actually committed to improve.