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Date: Nov 2015

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Joint letter to David Cameron on tax avoidance and British Overseas Territories

A public letter to Prime Minister David Cameron calling on him to honour his commitment to tackle the abuse of anonymous companies ahead of his meeting with the leaders of Overseas Territories. ...

UK needs to lead in Paris to achieve ambitious climate change agreement

David Cameron needs to be prepared to expend political capital at the climate talks in Paris to secure a deal that will save the world's poorest people from climate change chaos. ...

Delays in cutting emissions set to cost developing countries hundreds of billions of dollars more

Developing countries' economies face bring crushed by climate change adaptation costs of almost $800 billion more or twice that in economic losses every year by 2050 if pledges to cut emissions...

Oxfam welcomes Osborne tax credit move

Responding to the Chancellor's decision to abandon proposed changes to tax credits, Rachael Orr, Oxfam Head of UK Poverty, said: ...

Huge majority of public back new laws to clamp down on tax havens

Nearly eight out of ten people in the UK say the law needs to change to clamp down on the use of tax havens  Only one in eleven of UK adults think the law is doing a good job...

Overstretched and underfunded refugee camps in Tanzania put over 110,000 Burundian refugees at risk

Health and shelter for Burundian refugees in Tanzania are poised to get worse in already overstretched camps, the aid agencies Oxfam, HelpAge International, Plan International, Save the Children,...

Reaction to Government Coal Phase Out

In response to the announcement that the government will phase out the use of coal by 2025, Mark Goldring, Oxfam GB Chief Executive said: ...

G20 sets stage for refugee deal but offers little on climate change

The G20 leaders' summit has made welcome progress in tackling the refugee crisis while also taking tentative steps towards addressing the gap between rich and poor. However, the G20 has done...

Refugees crossing into Europe tell of abuse at hands of Bulgarian police

Refugees and migrants arriving in Europe through Bulgaria report being abused by the country's law enforcement officials according to a survey conducted by the Belgrade Center for Human Rights...

Oxfam verdict on Valletta migration summit

In response to the Valletta summit, Oxfam said: ...

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