Creation Theatre and Oxfam's one night of Shakespeare from Ramallah

Creation Theatre and Oxfam's one night of Shakespeare from Ramallah Oxford's own Creation Theatre Company and International agency Oxfam teamed up to present Ashtar Theatre's production...

"Business-as-usual" won't do at Rio+20 summit: Leading civil society groups unite in warning following latest negotiations

A group of leading international humanitarian, development, social justice, environmental, and workers' organisations today warned that next month's UN Conference on Sustainable Development...

Arms Trade Treaty long overdue, as new research shows billions spent on illicit weapons deals by states under embargo

Oxfam says lack of global rules on arms trade is main factor for embargo violations More than $2.2bn worth of arms and ammunition have been imported since 2000 to...

More than 440,000 people in dire need of emergency humanitarian assistance after being displaced from Khyber Agency in northwest Pakistan

Pakistan Humanitarian Forum and National Humanitarian Network Joint Press Release A recent influx of 63,000 displaced families -bringing the total to almost half a million people - into the...

Oxfam response to the Clean Energy Ministerial

In reaction to the Prime Ministers remarks at the Clean Energy Ministerial held in London today Oxfam's Head of Government Relations Kathleen Spencer Chapman said:  ...

Options running out for 37,000 refugees in South Sudan’s Jamam camp.

Refugees face life-threatening water shortages and need urgent relocation as conflict spreads Tens of thousands of Sudanese refugees face desperate, life-threatening water shortages and a...

Oxfam launches its first ever online weddings auction

As we approach the anniversary of the Royal Wedding, Oxfam is preparing to launch a fantastic online weddings auction, offering future brides and grooms the chance to bid on exclusive items for a...

Oxfam response: charity foodbank figures reveal double the demand for emergency food in the UK

New figures, published today by the Trussell Trust, reveal the number of people visiting foodbanks for emergency food in the UK has doubled in the last year, to over 128,000 people.  ...

Oxfam response to the Royal Society’s report 'People and the Planet'

In response to the Royal Society's report, People and the Planet, launching tomorrow, Oxfam's Chief Executive Barbara Stocking said: "The Royal Society rightly points out...

Millions of people across the Sahel will be left hungry in the coming months unless multi-million dollar funding shortage for crisis response is filled

A huge gap in funding for aid projects aimed at preventing the deepening food crisis in the Sahel is threatening to leave millions of people hungry in the coming months, a coalition of aid agencies...

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