Georgette Thomas

Oxfam Media officer, Oxford, UK

All posts by Georgette Thomas

Oxfam reaction to the UN's peacekeeping mission announcement on the enforcement of a security zone in DRC

In reaction to the UN's peacekeeping mission (MONUSCO's) announcement on the enforcement of a security zone and call for disarmament in Goma and Sake, Oxfam's humanitarian programme coordinator...

Oxfam response to President Obama's climate change action plan announcement

In response to The President of the United State's climate plan announcement taking place today Tracy Carty, Oxfam's Climate Change Advisor said; "The promises outlined in...

G8 implicated in land grabs risk - campaigners call for action at next week's summit

Since 2000, companies in G8 countries have acquired land in developing countries more than the size of the whole of Ireland [1]. This is enough to feed 96 million people - the total populations of...

Oxfam reaction to the close of UN climate talks in Bonn, Germany

On the shape of the new 2015 climate agreement being negotiated this week, Tracy Carty, Oxfam Climate Change Policy Adviser, said:  "Countries can't just set goals on their own...

New coalition formed to address low wages in the tea industry

A new coalition of tea companies, non-governmental organisations and certification organisations said today that systemic problems are locking-in low wages for tea workers.   ...

Oxfam reaction to Mondelez announcement that they will take steps to address inequality facing women in their cocoa supply chains

In response to Mondelez's announcement today that they will take steps to address inequality facing women in their cocoa supply chains following pressure from consumers as part of international...

Oxfam: Veil of secrecy hides human cost behind top food and drinks companies supply chains

A British food giant, owner of brands including Silverspoon, Amoy and Kingsmill is keeping consumers in the dark about how it does its business and failing to ensure suppliers meet the ethical standards...

Radio DJ Sara Cox ‘does a Delia’ hosting a pop up supper for Oxfam

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Women's consumer power is key ingredient to ensure food for all, says Oxfam

A new report by Oxfam, published today, argues that harnessing the "immense consumer power" of women around the world can help ensure everyone has enough to eat. Currently,...

Helena Christensen urges action at Rio

Oxfam Ambassador publishes photos illustrating the impact of climate change ahead of UN conference ...