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Westminster - Original photo by Sean Barnard

2013

In 2013 the Budget is going to be a big moment for the UK - the 40 year promise of making 0.7% of Gross National Income (GNI) to international aid will be coming to a head!  But what...

Panelists at the World Vision Fringe event

Report from the Fringe by campaigner Rachel Kean

Campaigner Rachel Kean went along to a fringe event at the Labour Party Conference called "Is Peace-building Child's Play?" organised by World Vision UK.  She heard Ivan Lewis,...

Land sold off in last decade could grow enough food to feed a billion people

An exciting new land grabs campaign was launched today across the world. The campaign, which is part of GROW, is asking the World Bank for a freeze of all large scale land deals for 6 months until...

Celebrating 70 years Chorley Style

It is Oxfam's 70th birthday this year and the amazing campaigners of Chorley, the UK's first Oxfam Campaigns group, have been celebrating in style. They have created a colourful exhibition...

Constituency Campaigners Wanted!

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More than 3 Million Steps for the Fair Trade Way

The Fair Trade Way is an inspirational six day walk over 88 miles from Garstang (the world's first fairtrade town) to Keswick - calling at a variety of fair trade towns and establishments...

Downing Street: End hunger

Today activists and campaigners from eight aid agencies, including Oxfam, visited Downing Street to urge world leaders to act to end hunger and malnutrition. Oxfam, Save the Children, Avaaz...

Sahel Hand In – Knock, knock, knocking on Number 10's door

It was a scorching morning, the sun bearing down on our squinting faces as we posed for photos, fake knocking on the famous door of Number 10. I was representing Oxfam, along with other activists...

Martin Horwood at the UN

"The real negotiations, of course, go on behind closed doors..."

This is a guest blog by Martin Horwood, Liberal Democrat MP for Cheltenham and co-chair of the Liberal Democrat parliamentary party committee on international affairs.  Find him on twitter:...

Food justice for West Africa- a special evening in Manchester

People will learn from a Manchester charity worker and from a Shadow Minister how families are coping with food shortages in West Africa.  ...

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