Fighting inequality is not just an issue of fairness but an economic necessity. That’s not Oxfam speaking, but the International Monetary Fund today.
More money for Development is always welcome especially as there are strong needs for investment in infrastructure. The new Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank must put fighting poverty and inequality at the heart of its mission.
Governments are negotiating the outcome document for this September's United Nations Summit to Adopt the Post 2015 Development Agenda - a set of promises the world leaders will make to all people on this planet for the next 15 years. Oxfam has provided a critical analysis and recommendations for improvement.
The call by The Holy Father, His Holiness Pope Francis, reminds us that climate change is first and foremost about people.
'Financing the Sustainable Development Goals' is the second Government Spending Watch report, produced by Development Finance International for Oxfam.
The G7 have made a stuttering start on climate but have largely neglected the plight of people living in poverty, said Oxfam at the close of the annual leaders’ summit in Germany today.
Family farming and small-scale agriculture play an important role in food production. However, limited access to resources such as land, water, seeds, and finance can be a barrier for these farmers to access markets under equitable conditions.
At the close of the 2015 Spring meetings, Oxfam reacts to the summary of the event.
World Bank President Jim Yong Kim has yet again failed to profile his commitment to tackling climate change and inequality as central to his aim in eradicating poverty by 2030.
The World Bank and the IMF must seize their early chance in what could be a watershed year to end extreme global poverty by putting the battle against inequality, climate change and tax dodging at the very top of its Spring Meetings’ agenda this week.