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Oxfam's "first duty" is to protect the people it serves

Oxfam's "first duty" is to ensure its life-saving and life-changing work is carried out in an environment where those it serves are protected from abuse, Mark Goldring, Oxfam GB Chief...

Oxfam announces new Chief Executive

Dhananjayan Sriskandarajah will be the new Chief Executive of Oxfam GB, the international agency announced today. ...

Statement on the death of Lord Joffe

Lord Joffe, Oxfam's former Chair and the lawyer who defended Nelson Mandela at the Rivonia Trial, sadly passed away on Sunday 18 June 2017. ...

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. ...

Government needs to live up to Budget tax-dodging rhetoric at Addis conference

The Government should live up to promises in Wednesday's Budget to clamp down on tax avoidance by supporting rather than blocking crucial reforms to global tax rules being discussed at next week's...

Billions in “out of control” IFC investments into third-parties causing human rights abuses around the world

World Bank's private sector investment arm's portfolio in financial intermediaries grows to $36 billion in four years - three times as much as World Bank global education lending - needs...

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:  ...

Military action against LRA rebels risks new wave of retaliations, charities warn

Renewed military action against the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) risks triggering further devastation for local people in DR of Congo, Central African Republic, and South Sudan unless more is...

Oxfam calls for greater scrutiny of hedge funds and banks used to finance development

Private funds often lack transparency, accountability and can lead to land grabs Oxfam today calls for greater scrutiny and control of the funding for development channelled...

Oxfam welcomes increase in aid to West Africa crisis

In response to UK Government's increase in aid to drought hit West Africa, Oxfam said: "An increase in aid from the UK government is welcome news for the 13 million people affected...

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