Oxfam praises Pope Francis’s unprecedented climate change call to action

Pope Francis's Encyclical today focuses on climate change for the first time. The correspondence places climate change at the top of the Vatican's agenda and stresses the need for everyone...

Oxfam launches new programme for the legal profession

Oxfam today launches Lawyers Against Poverty, a new programme focusing on access to justice. Oxfam's CEO, Mark Goldring, and Chilean human rights lawyer Magdalena Sepulveda Carmona, will launch...

European Commission wastes chance to fight corporate tax dodging

Commenting on plans to reform the corporate tax system published by the European Commission today, Oxfam's tax policy advisor Alison Holder said: "These watered down, vague plans...

Oxfam to scale up in Syria

Agency supplying water to more than a million people, seeks to expand operations ...

IMF: making the rich richer is not good for growth

Commenting on the International Monetary Fund's latest report 'Causes and Consequences of Income Inequality', which shows that inequality and the currently limited distribution of income...

Award winning photographer shoots stunning new Oxfam Online Shop advertising campaign

A stunning new advertising campaign, shot by leading photographer Julia Fullerton-Batten, and featuring real online shoppers, showcases some of the 100,000 items available at the Oxfam Online Shop. ...

G7 makes a stuttering start on climate but neglects plight of the poor

The G7 has made a stuttering start on climate but has largely neglected the plight of people living in poverty, according to Oxfam at the close of the annual leaders' summit in Germany today. ...

Oxfam responds to Mail on Sunday story

Tim Hunter, Oxfam's Director of Fundraising, said: "Our supporters' generosity is the life-blood of our organisation and we thank the Mail on Sunday for bringing these allegations to...

G7 coal dependence to cost 450 billion a year by end of century

Coal plants in the G7 are on track to cost the world $450billion a year by the end of the century and reduce crops by millions of tonnes as they fuel the gathering pace of climate change, Oxfam reveals...

Funding of new UN appeal for worsening Iraqi humanitarian crisis desperately needed - Oxfam

With the number of Iraqis forced to flee their homes tripling in the last year to nearly 3 million, the launch of the new UN Humanitarian Response Plan for Iraq in the European Parliament today is...

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