- July 6, 2015
The political will that delivered the MDGs is absent from today’s development debate, yet even bolder political leadership is needed if we are to achieve the new Sustainable Development Goals, said Oxfam today in response to the release of the UN’s final Millennium Development Goals Report.
- June 20, 2015
The story of a Syrian refugee who begins a new life in Jordan’s Zaatari camp fixing mobile phones and helps fellow refugees print off photos of happier times is the focus of an upcoming documentary film which will be previewed to mark World Refugee Day (June 20th) as part of a joint campaign by Oxfam and the European Commission’s Office for Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection Department (ECHO).
- June 18, 2015
Winnie Byanyima spoke with Canadian media while in Montreal for the Economic Forum of the Americas.
- June 16, 2015
Improved access to water will make a big difference to families in Syria and in particular to women who do the majority of household work and care for family members when they fall ill from water-borne diseases.
- June 16, 2015
Islamic Relief and Oxfam Canada host a special event to welcome the blessed month of Ramadan.
Keynote speech by author Naomi Klein, with an address by Julie Delahanty, Oxfam Canada Executive Director. Purchase your tickets today: http://goo.gl/iGB0Hm
- June 8, 2015
The G7 countries have made a stuttering start on climate change but have largely neglected the plight of people living in poverty, said Oxfam at the close of the annual leaders’ summit in Germany today.
- June 2, 2015
G7 based companies and investors cheated Africa out of an estimated $US 6 billion in 2010 through just one form of tax dodging, according to a new Oxfam report ‘Money talks: Africa at the G7’. Increasing inequality across the continent hits women the hardest.
- May 27, 2015
Some 40 percent of people in South Sudan are expected to be severely hungry by the end of July, a figure higher than ever before projected.
- May 26, 2015
Ongoing airstrikes, ground fighting and fuel shortages mean that an additional 3 million Yemenis are now without drinking water – raising the total number of Yemenis without a clean water supply and sanitation to at least 16 million – almost two-thirds of the population, Oxfam warned today.