Coca-Cola declares zero tolerance for land grabs in supply chain

Oxfam today welcomes Coca-Cola's commitment to take steps to stop land grabs from happening in its supply chain. More than 215,000 people signed petitions around the world and took action as...

Oxfam response to M23 announcement of dissolution

In response to the announcement of the end of the M23 rebellion by M23 Commander Bertrand Bisimwa, Oxfam's DRC Humanitarian Coordinator Tariq Riebl said: "M23's...

Oxfam's response to Department of Work and Pensions figures showing a rise in benefit sanctions

Oxfam's Director of UK Poverty Programme, Chris Johnes said: "Tougher rules on benefit sanctions have hit more people, leaving many without food and other necessities.  ...

Oxfam reaction to temporary injunction granted to Somali money transfer operator in case against Barclays

In response to the High Court granting a temporary injunction to the money transfer operator Dahabshiil in the case against Barclays, Oxfam's Director of Campaigns and Policy...

Oxfam reaction to recent military offensive in in eastern DRC

International aid agency Oxfam warned that the recent military gains by the Democratic Republic of the Congo's army (FARDC) against the M23 group doesn't mean an end to the bloody conflict....

UK to implement a public registry on beneficial ownership to tackle tax dodging - Oxfam reaction

In response to the announcement that David Cameron will implement a central registry of beneficial ownership, Oxfam's Head of Development Finance & Public Services, Emma Seery, said: ...

Brazilian State Prosecutor to investigate land grab highlighted by Oxfam

An investigation into a four-year delay to resolve a land dispute in Brazil has been announced, following a report from Oxfam profiling the case. The case involves a fishing...

Oxfam and TransferWise to help British Indians escape £35m in bank fees this Diwali

Britain's Indian community lose an estimated £35m in banking fees when they send money home at Diwali*, Oxfam warned today.   As Diwali, the Festival of Light, draws...

Oxfam announces reshape of operations

Development agency Oxfam has today announced that it is reshaping its UK-based operations to reflect a shift in the organisation's priorities. The charity is to focus more of its resources in...

Oxfam dispatches aid experts to earthquake hit parts of the Philippines

Oxfam dispatches aid experts to earthquake hit parts of the Philippines Manila, Philippines, 18 October 2013 - Oxfam has dispatched a team of six experts on the ground to assess...

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