Leaders must boost climate adaptation funds if Paris talks are to succeed, says Oxfam

Oxfam is urging world leaders to boost funds available for developing countries to adapt to the changing climate, as they meet in New York for the UN General Assembly High-Level Meeting on Climate...

Nepal should grab opportunity to rebuild stronger, says Oxfam

The international community must support the Nepalese government to grasp a golden opportunity to rebuild the country and make it more resilient to future disasters, Oxfam and local organisations...

Climate change threatens 50 years of health gains

Commenting on new research published in the Lancet today, which finds that climate change threatens to undermine the last half century of health gains, Oxfam's senior health policy advisor Mohga...

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...

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...

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. ...

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