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"The needs of the poorest were an afterthought. Despite the anger of many on the streets at the growing divide between the rich and poor, the G20 could only muster a tepid set of policies to tackle poverty and inequality," said Steve Price-Thomas, Oxfam’s director of advocacy and campaigns.
Oxfam condemns today’s decision by EU Finance Ministers to delay talks on a European Financial Transaction tax (FTT) until December.
FMO and FinnFund, two of the biggest funders of the Agua Zarca hydroelectric project in Honduras, today announced their exit from the venture. This comes more than a year after the murder of the Indigenous rights defender Berta Caceres and a subsequent campaign by Oxfam and allies pushing them to drop the project.
04 July 2017
The European Parliament has voted in favor of new tax transparency rules, but have allowed large companies to get away with a tax secrecy clause.
According to the Paris-based Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, just one country fails to comply with international transparency standards, which Oxfam strongly disputes.
Summit shows EU leaders set on an attempt to stop people moving – without offering real long-term solutions.
Governments today pledged $352.6 million for refugees at the Uganda Solidarity Summit in Kampala.
New IPC figures show that famine has been pushed back in South Sudan, but the food crisis continues to spread across the country and 6 million people are facing severe hunger and need immediate help.
New UNHCR figures of globally displaced people show the pace of displacement has slowed - but that more people need support than ever before.
In response to the EU’s progress report on its Migration Partnership Framework, Oxfam says the bloc has failed to offer manageable and sustainable alternatives for people forced to use smugglers or improve opportunities in countries of origin.