- April 14, 2014
In a world where 2.4 billion people live on less than $2 a day and almost half the world’s wealth is owned by just one percent of the population, there is an urgent need for the Global Partnership to deliver on its promise.
- April 10, 2014
Oxfam stands by the figures that the new private hospital complex supported by the World Bank in Lesotho had cost the country $67 million to run in 2013/14, or 51% of its $133 million health budget.
- April 9, 2014
In January, Oxfam reported that just 85 people owned the same wealth as the bottom half of the world’s population. New 2014 figures indicate that extreme inequality has worsened – just 67 people at the top now own half the wealth.
- April 8, 2014
Big increases from some aid donors but Canadian spending continues to decline.
- April 7, 2014
Oxfam says that every country must be part of the global effort to keep climate change under control but that this must be fair, based on responsibility and capability. Rich countries must make the deepest cuts and support poor countries so they can switch to low carbon development and adapt to worsening impacts.
- April 7, 2014
IFC-supported private hospital project eating up 51% of Lesotho’s health budget.
- April 3, 2014
Countries can start tackling inequality today by triggering an “economic stimulus” directly into the pockets of those who need it most – by investing more in public services like health and education.
- April 2, 2014
As the third round of negotiations on South Sudan adjourns with no resolution in sight, the fate of the country hangs in the balance.
- April 1, 2014
- March 24, 2014
Climate change could push back the fight against hunger by decades but our global food system is woefully unprepared to cope with the challenge.