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EU needs to do more to stop the spread of Ebola NEW
Oxfam's EU Advocacy office blog 1 Week, 1 Day, 22 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
By Natalia Alonso, Oxfam’s Deputy Director of Advocacy & Campaigns The Ebola outbreak in West Africa will not be contained unless more is done to prevent new infections. The UN is planning to tackle the illness by treating people already in...
Four solutions to economic inequality NEW
Oxfam's EU Advocacy office blog 1 Week, 2 Days, 14 Minutes ago
By Àngela Corbalán & Paul Creeney Economic inequality is on the rise. Half of the world’s wealth is now owned by just one per cent of the world’s population. In Europe, austerity policies across the continent designed to...
People’s March wake up call must revive EU climate talks NEW
Oxfam's EU Advocacy office blog 3 Weeks, 17 Hours, 25 Minutes ago
By Natalia Alonso, Oxfam’s Deputy Director of Advocacy & Campaigns As EU Commission President José Manuel Barroso addressed last week’s UN Climate Summit, it was difficult not to feel a sense of déjà vu. While cla...
Climate Change Hunger: World Leaders Must Act NEW
Oxfam's EU Advocacy office blog 1 Month, 2 Days, 9 Hours, 20 Minutes ago
By Olivier De Schutter, Honorary Advisor to Oxfam International Discussions on curbing greenhouse gas emissions always seem to proceed excruciatingly slowly, as climate change is forever being brushed aside as a far off concern for a distant future.
Back to school NEW
Oxfam's EU Advocacy office blog 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 8 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
By Natalia Alonso, Head of Oxfam’s EU Office Here we are again. First week of September. Although this year’s rentréé will start with quite a few new EU faces. The women and men who take on the European Union’s ‘...
Food & drink industry must heat up EU debate on climate change NEW
Oxfam's EU Advocacy office blog 5 Months, 5 Days, 15 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
by Lies Craeynest, Oxfam’s EU climate expert It is a well-known fact that one of the industries most vulnerable to climate change is the food industry. Their long global supply chains – sourcing mainly from developing countries – as...
European overseas aid slightly increases but lags behind global trend NEW
Oxfam's EU Advocacy office blog 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 5 Hours, 4 Minutes ago
By Natalia Alonso, Oxfam’s EU Head of Office The latest figures from the OECD seem promising but hide an uncomfortable truth. Donors have collectively increased their development aid spending, but most of Europe’s wealthiest governments s...
The staggering cost of armed violence to Africa NEW
Oxfam's EU Advocacy office blog 6 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 6 Hours, 8 Minutes ago
By Martin Butcher is Oxfam’s Policy Advisor on Conflict and Arms As the fourth EU-Africa summit takes place in Brussels, we note that the theme “Investing in People, Prosperity and Peace” reflects exactly Africa’s needs, and e...
A taxing problem: EU-Africa and illicit finance NEW
Oxfam's EU Advocacy office blog 6 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 10 Hours, 35 Minutes ago
By Natalia Alonso, Oxfam’s EU Head of Office and Javier Pereira, Action Aid’s Europe Advocacy Coordinator The EU must seize an important opportunity this week to strengthen its ties with its neighbours to the south. At the centre of the F...
Climate change will leave Europe and world hot and hungry NEW
Oxfam's EU Advocacy office blog 7 Months, 22 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
by Lies Craeynest, Oxfam EU’s climate change expert Climate change is the biggest threat to our chances of winning the fight against hunger. As governments gather in Japan to agree a major new scientific report, which is expected to highlight t...
Tax inequality at the heart of European public discontent NEW
Oxfam's EU Advocacy office blog 7 Months, 5 Days, 18 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
by Natalia Alonso, Oxfam EU’s Head of Office Europe is running the risk of a lost generation. Hit by growing economic inequality and poverty, governments are failing to provide good quality public services and to close the gap between the rich...
Why voting @ EU elections matters? NEW
Oxfam's EU Advocacy office blog 7 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 33 Minutes ago
By Natalia Alonso, Head of Oxfam’s EU Office This May, you have the chance to make the Europe you want. As millions of Europeans from all 28 EU states head to the polls to elect who they want to represent them in the European Parliament for the...
Minding the gender gap in EU overseas aid NEW
Oxfam's EU Advocacy office blog 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 18 Hours, 51 Minutes ago
By Matti Kohonen, Oxfam’s EU policy advisor Saturday marked International Woman’s Day, a global celebration and awareness initiative which highlights the socio-economic difficulties women face on a day to day basis, as well as ways we can...
What’s Behind the Brands? NEW
Oxfam's EU Advocacy office blog 7 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 18 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
by Lies Craeynest, Oxfam’s EU climate change & food security expert Food is power, in Europe and around the world. As one of the largest importers of food in the world as well as home to some of the most influential food companies, the indu...
Tasa Robin Hood… luces, cámara, acción! NEW
Oxfam's EU Advocacy office blog 8 Months, 5 Days, 10 Hours, 38 Minutes ago
Por Àngela Corbalán, Jefa de Comunicación de la Oficina de Oxfam ante la UE Hoy lanzamos un cortometraje sobre la tasa “Robin Hood”, dirigido por el director de Harry Potter David Yates. Cuenta con caras conocidas com...
What role EU can play in Mali’s defining months? NEW
Oxfam's EU Advocacy office blog 8 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 11 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
By Natalia Alonso, Head of Oxfam’s EU Office, and Mohamed L. Coulibaly, Oxfam’s Mali Country Director As the second anniversary of Mali’s coup looms on the horizon and stability slowly creeps back across the country, significant cha...
Weak EU climate targets are high stakes gamble with our food and security NEW
Oxfam's EU Advocacy office blog 9 Months, 3 Days, 3 Hours, 41 Minutes ago
By Lies Craeynest, Oxfam’s EU climate change expert Tomorrow, the European Commission will announce its most important stance on climate change in years. After weeks of deliberation, the EU’s executive arm will state its suggestions for b...
Looking ahead to 2014 NEW
Oxfam's EU Advocacy office blog 9 Months, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 14 Minutes ago
By Natalia Alonso, Head of Oxfam’s EU Office As major changes sweep over European leadership, 2014 will certainly prove a landmark year in Europe’s standing in the world. This institutional reshuffle offers an opportunity to change gears...
Are global poverty goals at risk? Let’s find out NEW
Oxfam's EU Advocacy office blog 10 Months, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 16 Hours, 7 Minutes ago
By Hilary Jeune, Oxfam’s EU policy advisor In the world of overseas development, money answers many questions. If we’re interested in finding out how far we have come in achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) or in what directi...
New EU budget: not quite fit to face global challenges NEW
Oxfam's EU Advocacy office blog 11 Months, 2 Days, 3 Hours, 7 Minutes ago
By Hilary Jeune, Oxfam’s EU policy adviser The money for development aid and humanitarian assistance under the new 2014-2020 EU budget falls short of what is needed to help the EU respond to today’s pressing global challenges including ru...