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Oxfam statement on the death of Jo Cox

Jo Cox worked for Oxfam and Oxfam International between 2001 and 2009 in a variety of different roles. As head of Oxfam's Brussels office she spearheaded Oxfam's campaign for trade reform....

Reaction: Anti-corruption summit fails to 'deliver major surgery needed to heal global economy'

Commenting on the final communiqué from the Anti-Corruption Summit in London today, Oxfam GB Chief Executive Mark Goldring said: "This summit has shone a welcome light on the problem...

Prime Minister 'dictated to' by tax havens over offshore secrecy

Commenting on David Cameron's statement in House of Commons today that he is choosing not to require Britain's Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies to have a public register of who...

Reaction: European Commission anti-tax dodging proposal 'close to pointless'

Commenting on proposals announced by the European Commission today to make large multinationals operating in Europe disclose where they make profits and pay tax, Oxfam GB Chief Executive Mark Goldring...

Reaction: Cameron needs to make offshore tax reform more transparent

Commenting on the Prime Minister's announcement today that UK offshore territories have agreed to provide full information to UK law enforcement agencies on who really owns and controls companies...

5 steps for Prime Minister to put UK's house in order before tax and corruption summit

Oxfam is calling on the Prime Minister to intervene to clean up Britain's dirty offshore backyard after the Panama Papers revealed that UK-linked tax havens, in particular the British Virgin...

REACTION Panama Papers leak highlights need for crackdown on UK tax havens

The Panama Papers leak reveals wide-spread tax dodging by a powerful global elite and a strong connection between the UK and the firm at the heart of the scandal, Mossack Fonseca. More than half...

Reaction: Agencies criticise rich countries' failure to resettle more Syrians

Oxfam, Save the Children and Norwegian Refugee Council criticised the deeply disappointing outcome of today's international pledging conference for resettlement of refugees fleeing the ongoing...

Oxfam reaction to UK government coal subsidies announcement

In response to the UK government's announcement of £80 million in new subsidies for coal power plants, Kiri Hanks, Oxfam's Energy Policy Adviser said: ...

Finance issues in the scramble for a new negotiating text as deadline looms at Paris COP

Oxfam Australia's Executive Director Helen Szoke said: "Developing countries are at risk of being squeezed out of critical negotiations as the pace of talks intensifies. The small delegations...

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