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Date: Oct 2015

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Reaction to UN climate body verdict on national pledges to reduce emissions

In response to the UNFCCC's verdict on what effect national pledges to reduce emissions will have in avoiding dangerous warming, Oxfam's head of food and climate policy Tim Gore said:  ...

Oxfam reaction to Bonn climate negotiations

Following the last round of climate negotiations in Bonn before the UN climate talks in Paris, Oxfam's senior policy adviser Romain Benicchio said: ...

Six months on from Nepal earthquake delays in policy and fuel crisis holding up recovery efforts

Relief for the eight million people affected by the huge Nepal earthquake six months ago is still being disrupted by delays in reinstating the government's National Reconstruction Agency (NRA),...

Oxfam reaction to IMF report on gender equality

In response to the IMF report  'Catalyst for Change: Empowering Women and Tackling Income Inequality' Nicolas Mombrial, Head of Oxfam's International Office, said: ...

Reaction to report on extreme hunger risk in South Sudan

In response to the latest Integrated Phase Classification (IPC) or food security analysis for South Sudan, Oxfam South Sudan Country Director, Zlatko Gegic said: ...

EU should stand up to companies that dodge tax and Member States that help them

Oxfam welcomes today's ruling by the European Commission that Fiat and Starbucks received unfair state aid from Luxembourg and the Netherlands in the form of 'comfort letters' providing...

Former Chelsea Striker to raise funds for Oxfam's work with people fleeing violence in Africa

The former Cameroon international Samuel Eto'o will host a fundraising event at London's Claridge's Hotel to raise money for people escaping violence in Nigeria and Cameroon. The Yellow...

Paris climate summit showing signs of cooperation but rich countries still need to offer more

Oxfam says the 150 countries that have now publicly committed to carbon reduction pledges show that December's UN climate summit in Paris could, at last, be built on international cooperation...

Reaction to Credit Suisse Global Wealth Report

Responding to Credit Suisse's findings that the richest one per cent now own as much as the rest of the world put together, Mark Goldring, Oxfam GB Chief Executive, said: "This...

UK Government must deliver on Syrian refugee pledge within the next year, Oxfam says

Oxfam launches refugee response programme in Serbia, on the same day as it releases a new report on the efforts of wealthy countries to deal with the Syrian refugee crisis. ...

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