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International investors must withdraw all involvement now from deadly Honduras dam project, says Oxfam

The assassination last week of Honduran activist Berta Cáceres - who championed the cause of indigenous land rights - shows that international companies have no place now in continuing their support...

Celebrities join Oxfam for hashtag eyes on Paris campaign

Naomie Harris, Simon Pegg, and Jamie Oliver have all shared an eyes-only selfie on social media to tell world leaders they have their #eyesonParis for action on climate change. ...

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...

Online auction of Glastonbury Festival experiences to raise money for refugees

Motivated by the need to help refugees in desperate situations, Glastonbury Festival is offering unique Glastonbury Festival and Worthy Farm experiences in an online auction to raise money for Oxfam's...

Oxfam GB appoints new Philanthropy and Partnerships Director

Oxfam GB has appointed Dave Hillyard as its new Philanthropy and Partnerships Director, with a mission to grow income and support from high value partners ...

World’s biggest food and drink companies are improving their policies in developing countries following public pressure

The top 10 food and drink companies in the world have improved their social and environmental policies due to public pressure over the past year, Oxfam reveals today. ...

Oxfam response to another Lord's Lobbying Bill defeat for the Government

Responding to the Government's second Lords defeat in a week over Part 2 of the Lobbying Bill, Mark Goldring, Oxfam Chief Executive, said: "This is a victory for democracy. The Government...

Sales of parts for weapons must be as tightly regulated as sale of weapons themselves, says Oxfam

New treaty must avoid leaving 'dangerous loophole' The prospective new international Arms Trade Treaty must regulate the sale of parts and components being used to maintain or manufacture...

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