Amir Nasser, 12, Jamam refugee camp. Two small makeshift schools are now open in Jamam, but these cannot accommodate all the children in the camp. Conflict and displacement severely interrupts the education of children (Credit: John Ferguson)

Even it up - why we are calling for an end to extreme inequality

Today Oxfam launches Even It Up around the world, a new campaign calling for world leaders to make closing the gap between the richest and the rest a priority. Here, Emma Seery introduces the Even...

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Fight the fossil fuel giants

Fossil fuel corporations spend €44 million per year lobbying the EU in Brussels. Bad news if you care about climate change. Especially since EU leaders are meeting in seven days to draw up a climate...

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It’s time for politicians to listen to the people - not the polluters

We took action Back in September we put climate change back on the agenda when over 40,000 of us took over the streets of London for the Peoples Climate March, marching in solidarity...

What is EU 2030 and why should you care

This EU Summit could change the world and most people haven't even heard about it:  What is EU 2030 and why should you care? We all know that what goes on in Brussels has...

"Climate change is one of the most serious threats facing our world" - David Cameron, 2014

We are drawing the line here. A look back on the 2014 climate summit

Efforts to tackle climate change through the international talks have been going on for an epic 22 years - and so many of the people who follow them have by now developed tough skins after years...

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The people walked the walk. Global leaders talked the talk. Now it’s time for our leaders to walk the talk.

We marched. On Sunday 21st September, just days ahead of the Ban Ki-moon Climate Summit in New York, Oxfam supporters joined 40,000 people marching at the People's Climate March in London....

You stepped up to tackle Ebola - but did the world’s richest countries?

On 1 October the United Nations issued the stark warning that the Ebola outbreak must be brought under control within 60 days or the world will face an unprecedented situation for which...

On or off the field, it's time to even it up

Yesterday was an interesting morning to say the least - barely midday and I was already tired and sweaty! Here at Oxfam we spent the morning playing football, but this wasn't your usual...

Progress on 0.7%

In March 2013 the UK became the first G7country to meet the 40 year old United Nations commitment to invest 0.7% of Gross National Income (GNI) in international development aid. After years of relentless...

The Peoples Climate March is just the beginning

What do we want? A climate deal! When do we want it? Now! The next time someone says that no one cares about climate change, let's remind them about the time that 40,000 people took over...

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