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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...

300 economists tell world leaders tax havens ‘serve no useful economic purpose’

Thomas Piketty, Angus Deaton, Jeffrey Sachs and Nora Lustig join call for more tax transparency ...

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: 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...

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...

Oxfam reaction to the Ethiopian government announcement on drought

In response to the Ethiopian government's announcement that 10.2 million people need humanitarian assistance (in addition to 7.9 million who are already set to receive aid) and the country requires...

Oxfam welcomes Osborne tax credit move

Responding to the Chancellor's decision to abandon proposed changes to tax credits, Rachael Orr, Oxfam Head of UK Poverty, said: ...

Nepal should grab opportunity to rebuild stronger, says Oxfam

The international community must support the Nepalese government to grasp a golden opportunity to rebuild the country and make it more resilient to future disasters, Oxfam and local organisations...

Media advisory: Afghanistan landslides

In the wake of devastating landslides that have destroyed at least 300 homes, displaced more than 1,000 families and cost many lives in Afghanistan's Badakhshan province, Oxfam and local partners...

Cyclone leaves destruction and homelessness in India but many lives saved by quick action

Oxfam India will provide water, sanitation and shelter to 6,000 people affected by Cyclone Phailin. The storm, one of the country's biggest natural disasters in years, left India on Sunday leaving...

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