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Oxfam reaction to new interim World Bank poverty cutting target
Washington, DC— In reaction to World Bank President Jim Kim's announcement of a new interim target of cutting global poverty to 9% by 2020, Oxfam spokesperson Raymond C. Offenheiser made the following statement:
“This interim goal is a strong signal that World Bank President Kim is serious about bringing his vision of a world free of poverty to reality quickly. But ambitious targets must now be paired with ambitious actions. In order for these efforts to reach the poor in small and populous countries alike and ensure advancement towards this target across the board, the World Bank must report progress in each individual country.”
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Oxfam has a number of policy experts available during the Annual Meetings for interviews in English,French and Spanish. Interviews can also be arranged with Oxfam International executive director Winnie Byanyima and Oxfam America president, Raymond C. Offenheiser.
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