Long-term future of World Health Organisation at risk from financial crisis

Ahead of the 65th World Health Assembly (WHA), taking place in Geneva next week, International agency Oxfam has warned that the fundamental role of the World Health Organisation (WHO) as the...

G8 food security alliance answers question hungry people have not asked

International agency Oxfam warned that today's announcement of the "New Alliance to Increase Food and Nutrition Security" focuses too heavily on the role of the private sector to tackle...

Afghan Security Forces need urgent reforms say agencies

In Chicago, NATO must agree to commitments to ensure all Afghan forces can uphold law and order for Afghan men and women and children. Twenty leading international and Afghan NGOs today...

Oxfam announces Baaba Maal as its new Global Ambassador

In Baaba Maal's new role as Oxfam Ambassador he urged the world to respond to the food crisis in West and Central Africa before it is too late, having just returned from visiting communities...

Bold food security initiative needed from G8

Washington, DC— On the eve of the G8 Summit, international agency Oxfam called on world leaders heading to Camp David to make predictable, measureable funding and policy commitments that will help...

Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew as you’ve never seen it before

As part of the 2012 Cultural Olympiad, Theatre Walley, in partnership with Kashf Foundation, present an Urdu production of Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrewin Oxford. Oxfam is proud to announce...

Imminent rains will jeopardise response to Sudans conflict

Refugee numbers soaring as violence continues Seasonal rains due in Sudan and South Sudan will exacerbate already dire conditions in refugee camps, restrict travel and access, and heighten...

Oxfam response to Africa Progress Panel's annual report

In response to today's publication of the Africa Progress Panel's annual Progress Report on Africa, Jobs, Justice and Equity, Oxfam's Chief Executive Barbara Stocking said:  ...

Oxfam welcomes David Cameron's appointment to UN panel on replacing Millennium Development Goals

Oxfam welcomed the appointment of David Cameron as joint chair of the United Nations panel that will recommend what should replace the Millennium Development Goals after they expire in 2015. Barbara...

Oxfam reaction to absence of aid Bill from Queens Speech

Responding to the absence of a Bill to enshrine UK aid promises in law from the Queen's Speech, Kathleen Spencer Chapman, Oxfam senior policy adviser, said: "The Government deserves credit...

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