Oxfam response to the World Bank's statement to build capacity and safeguards related to land rights

In response to the World Bank's statement to build capacity and safeguards related to land rights, Oxfam's land grab campaign lead Hannah Stoddart said: "The World Bank's...

Syria’s urban refugees in Jordan falling through the aid safety net, warn British aid agencies

As thousands of Syrians continue to flee conflict every day, seeking safety in neighbouring countries, British aid agencies who are responding to the refugee crisis warn that the refugees risk being...

Oxfam response to the International Development Committee report on UK Aid to Pakistan

In response to the International Development Committee report on UK Aid to Pakistan which was launched today, Oxfam's Shaheen Chughtai said: "Pakistani authorities should work much...

40 per cent drop in climate change adaptation funding should prompt action - Oxfam

New evidence of a 40 per cent drop in funding to help poor countries adapt to climate change should prompt renewed action at the Ministerial Meeting on Mobilising Climate Finance in Washington and...

Donor aid plummeting, despite UK commitments

Oxfam is warning that international aid to poorer countries has become the latest victim of the financial crisis, which could leave hundreds of thousands of people without life-saving food and medicines. ...

States vote overwhelmingly for first ever Arms Trade Treaty

Oxfam says treaty will help protect communities from armed violence New York: Campaigners today say the vote for the first ever global treaty to bring the international arms trade under control...

Landmark generic medicines victory: Ruling puts human rights before excessive profits says Oxfam

Oxfam has hailed the Indian Supreme Court's ruling against a patent protection petition filed by multinational pharmaceutical company Novartis as a huge victory for public health.  ...

Oxfam reaction to European Commission’s report on impact of EU biofuels policy on food and land rights

Today, the European Commission published its first Communication on the impact of EU biofuels policy on food security and land rights in developing countries. The publication of this report coincides...

Approaching summer and Syrian refugee influx add to Jordan’s water worries

Jordan's water supply system, already under severe strain, is being stretched to the limit by the large influx of refugees fleeing conflict in Syria, warn two of the British aid agencies who...

Oxfam Budget Reaction on Overseas Aid and UK Poverty

In response to today's Budget and the announcement that the UK will reach 0.7% on overseas aid Ben Phillips, Oxfam's Director of Campaigns, said:  "This decision to...

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