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E.g., 2018-24-06

Right to blow whistle on tax dodging in EU recognized

The European Commission has proposed legislation that recognises the rights and importance of all whistleblowers in the EU, including those reporting on tax malpractices. Oxfam welcomes the protection mechanisms that will establish safe channels for whistleblowers to report within and outside of their organisation.

Key step taken to end human suffering in EU supermarket supply chains

The European Commission has published a proposal on unfair trading practices in the EU food supply chain. Right now, supermarkets’ poor practices lead to insecurity among their suppliers, which directly impacts the most vulnerable people in the value chain. Oxfam and NGOs welcome this move, and call on the European Parliament and the Council to strengthen the Commission’s proposal.

Global aid stagnates at a time of unprecedented needs

The slight decrease in development aid spending in 2017 is bad news for the fight to end poverty and reduce inequalities, said Oxfam today in response to the publication of new aid figures by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

Sida resumes humanitarian funding to Oxfam

The Swedish development agency Sida has announced their decision to go ahead with a new three year humanitarian partnership with Oxfam. The 10.2 million partnership arrangement will ensure over 280,000 people in more than five countries will receive critical humanitarian aid. 

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