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Joint letter to David Cameron on tax avoidance and British Overseas Territories

A public letter to Prime Minister David Cameron calling on him to honour his commitment to tackle the abuse of anonymous companies ahead of his meeting with the leaders of Overseas Territories. ...

Government needs to live up to Budget tax-dodging rhetoric at Addis conference

The Government should live up to promises in Wednesday's Budget to clamp down on tax avoidance by supporting rather than blocking crucial reforms to global tax rules being discussed at next week's...

Billions in “out of control” IFC investments into third-parties causing human rights abuses around the world

World Bank's private sector investment arm's portfolio in financial intermediaries grows to $36 billion in four years - three times as much as World Bank global education lending - needs...

Reaction to International Development Committee report on aid to Afghanistan:

"The UK government is showing admirable international leadership through sustaining its level of aid to Afghanistan, one of the world's poorest countries. Because of international aid a...

RESPONSE: Government reversal of plans to cap tax relief on charitable donations

"Oxfam welcomes the Government's announcement that it has abandoned plans to cap tax relief on charitable donations."    "Oxfam supports progressive...

G8 food security alliance answers question hungry people have not asked

International agency Oxfam warned that today's announcement of the "New Alliance to Increase Food and Nutrition Security" focuses too heavily on the role of the private sector to tackle...

Bold food security initiative needed from G8

Washington, DC— On the eve of the G8 Summit, international agency Oxfam called on world leaders heading to Camp David to make predictable, measureable funding and policy commitments that will help...

Oxfam response to Africa Progress Panel's annual report

In response to today's publication of the Africa Progress Panel's annual Progress Report on Africa, Jobs, Justice and Equity, Oxfam's Chief Executive Barbara Stocking said:  ...

Oxfam response to the Clean Energy Ministerial

In reaction to the Prime Ministers remarks at the Clean Energy Ministerial held in London today Oxfam's Head of Government Relations Kathleen Spencer Chapman said:  ...

Military action against LRA rebels risks new wave of retaliations, charities warn

Renewed military action against the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) risks triggering further devastation for local people in DR of Congo, Central African Republic, and South Sudan unless more is...

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