Fake tombstones are placed along the East River by members of the Control Arms Coalition to coincide with a diplomatic conference on the future Arms Trade Treaty in New York.  They are calling on the over 190 countries present to agree a strong global agreement that will bring the arms trade under control. July 24, 2012.  Andrew Kelly

Fighting for an Arms Trade Treaty at the UN General Assembly

I'm in New York, helping co-ordinate our plans with Control Arms Coalition colleagues, on the eve of the UN General Assembly First Committee (which deals with disarmament). Two months have passed...

Hot Chip Vinyl Emporium to play Scottish gig for Oxfam

Glasgow 'Takeover' is part of the UK's biggest charity music festival, Oxjam Oxfam and Domino have announced today that Hot Chip will be taking over the Oxfam music shop in Byres...

Time to stop the global land rush...

GET OUT You've got two minutes to get your things and get out. Stop crying. There's nothing you can do. Say goodbye to your home. It's gone. Not what you would expect...

Oxfam responds as flooding affects Pakistan

International aid agency Oxfam has started an emergency response to get aid to those affected by flooding in the Sindh, Punjab and Baluchistan provinces of Pakistan. This is the third consecutive...

Your memories of Oxfam

Earlier this year we asked you for your memories of Oxfam, to help mark our 70th anniversary (this week!). Here are some of your responses. If you haven't yet, do share your memories of...

Special guests at "Oxfam Friends"

The annual meeting of "Oxfam Friends" (ex Oxfam staff, volunteers, donors, governance etc.) will this year have a 70th anniversary flavour, as it will take place a week after Oxfam's...

Yemen: Rafiqa's story

Hundreds of thousands of people have been forced to flee their homes in Abyan, Yemen, in the last year because of ongoing conflict. I spoke to Rafiqa, who recently fled her village and sought refuge...

Pic of the week: Outgoing Owen

This is Owen, who leaves Oxfam tomorrow after eight years' hard work recruiting and looking after our wonderful regular givers. Owen's also the father of our favourite meme, Factual...

Oxfam gets "Freedom of the City" of Oxford

Oxfam is going to receive the Freedom of the City of Oxford this October. The Lord Mayor will present the Freedom of the City scroll to our Chief Executive and our Chair at a ceremony at the...

Top 10 Oxfam videos

Oxfam loves the movies. We've got more than 500 videos on our channel and together people like you have watched them nearly 4 million times! For this week's chart, prepare to make it 4 million...

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