Oxfam statement on international NGOs' senior salaries

Responding to media reports about international NGOs' senior salaries, an Oxfam spokesperson said:  "As an organisation committed to ending poverty and inequality, Oxfam...

Oxfam response to Roche and Medicines Patent Pool announcement today

Today, pharmaceutical company Roche announced that it will contribute to the Medicines Patent Pool (MPP) by making its drug Valganciclovir affordable as a first step before licensing it to the MPP....

Fundraising gala performance for Oxfam of the Young Vic’s smash hit A Season in the Congo

A benefit performance of the Young Vic's sold-out show A Season in the Congo goes on sale today to raise vital funds for the people of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). ...

Syrian refugee crisis stretching aid effort to its limits say aid agencies

80 per cent of refugees living outside camps in tented settlements or high-cost rented accommodation Many Syrian refugees living outside camps across countries in the region are losing out...

Oxfam reaction to the UN's peacekeeping mission announcement on the enforcement of a security zone in DRC

In reaction to the UN's peacekeeping mission (MONUSCO's) announcement on the enforcement of a security zone and call for disarmament in Goma and Sake, Oxfam's humanitarian programme coordinator...

As charitable expenditure rises to a record level, Oxfam issues an urgent call for public support

Global need for support continues as Oxfam spend reaches record levels, helping 13.5 million people in 54 countries and responding to 27 humanitarian emergencies ...

Oxfam calls for innovative new ideas in toilet challenge

Oxfam calls for innovative new ideas in toilet challenge

Oxfam is challenging designers, manufacturers and inventors to develop new, innovative ideas for toilets that can be used in emergency situations and save lives in disasters across the world. The...

Oxfam reaction to OECD action plan on tax for G20 finance ministers meeting

In response to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) releasing its  action plan on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS), at  the...

Arms campaigners respond to Committee on Arms Export Controls report

The UK government must urgently explain why it is issuing licences for the sale of lethal weapons to repressive regimes including those on its own list of countries of human rights concern, Control...

Oxfam reaction to 22 children dead from poison school meal in India

Oxfam India demands a full investigation and improvements to the government's free school meal scheme following Tuesday's deaths of 22 children by food poisoning.  ...

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