The Pakistan Humanitarian Forum, a consortium of 41 international aid agencies based in Pakistan, today appealed to Western governments for urgent donations to tackle this grave yet largely forgotten humanitarian crisis.
Oxfam, WWF and the International Chamber of Shipping today called jointly for clear guidance on reducing greenhouse gas emissions from ships.
Donors, partner countries, civil society organizations and citizens will be able to access and use Canadian information and compare it with data from 22 other participating organizations and countries participating in the International Aid Transparency Initiative.
Durban climate talks must deliver action to prevent spiraling hunger.
Research compiled by Oxfam shows extreme weather events shocked global food markets over the past year, contributing to soaring wheat prices and imperiling food supplies in many parts of the world.
Oxfam Canada urges the federal government to slash greenhouse gas emissions and invest in the resilience of poor people during the Nov. 28 to Dec. 9th UN Climate Conference in Durban, South Africa.
More than 2 million Afghans are at risk of hunger and many are bracing to be stranded for months without help as the country prepares for a harsh winter.
The Trans African Caravan of Hope – a 17-day journey through 10 countries to raise the voices of African communities affected by climate change – set off on November 9th from Bujumbura, the capital of Burundi.
Risk of public health crisis and malnutrition rises for over nine million people.
Oxfam welcomed the substantial commitments made Tuesday by governments to the Global Partnership for Education totaling $1.5 billion.
World’s largest companies urge action in joint statement to G20 leaders.
“Gates’ enthusiasm for a Financial Transaction Tax and a carbon charge on shipping and aviation should encourage champions like France, Germany, and Brazil and convince skeptics like Canada, UK and the US. We fully support Gates’ call that the lion’s share of this revenue should flow to fight poverty at home and abroad, and tackle climate change.”