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...

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...

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 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...

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:  ...

"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...

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:  ...

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...

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...

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