Tag: G8

20 June 2013 | Adam Musgrave

I sat in Enniskillen Golf Club on Tuesday afternoon, having just delivered our final, golf-themed stunt with the Big Heads, and watched the news coverage of the G8 Summit drawing to a close.

17 June 2013 | Keith Mc Manus

Written by Camilla Jelbart Mosse, Oxfam's Humanitarian Campaign Manager

As G8 leaders meet on Syria, the stakes couldn’t be higher for those caught in the crossfire.

93,000 lives lost in Syria

“My family lost our home and many loved ones. We’d go for days without being able to raise our heads to buy water and bread as it wasn’t safe, so we had to leave Syria. We just want to go home.”

17 June 2013 | Emma Seery

This year, David Cameron put two issues that matter to the poorest countries on the G8 agenda; cracking down on tax dodging that blights ordinary families around the world – especially in poor countries, and stopping unfair land deals that keep people hungry.  

13 June 2013 | Adam Musgrave

Written by Adam Musgrave, Oxfam's Senior Global Campaigner.

G8 leaders arrive in Northern Ireland

Today, I’m packing my bags and heading off to Enniskillen in Northern Ireland for the G8 Summit.

11 June 2013 | Eric Munoz

At its inception, Oxfam was critical of the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition in Africa. Eric Muñoz of Oxfam America has been on a fact-finding mission to New Alliance countries and explains below that serious concerns remain.

6 June 2013 | Keith Mc Manus

There's enough food in the world to feed everyone. So why does one person in every eight still go to bed hungry?

This month, eight people will meet in Northern Ireland - and they can start to answer this one question. 



24 May 2012 | Monique Mikhail

As part of Oxfam’s G8 team in Washington, DC last week, I had the chance to return to my native country with a new perspective.

20 May 2012 | Victoria Marzilli

As the G8 Summit comes to a close, we’ve got a bit of a surprise twist in the outcome. There was more movement on food security than we expected and day one of the summit was focused almost solely on that issue, a rarity in recent G8 history. The increased focus was due in part to the stirring outcry from anti-hunger and poverty activists all over the world. Thanks to the publics' countless emails and tweets to the US administration, President Obama put food security at the center of the discussion on Day One.

18 May 2012 | Victoria Marzilli

Early this morning as high-level guests arrived at the Reagan Building for US President Barack Obama's keynote speech at the Chicago Council Symposium, there were distractions of every kind to be found. Vibrant chants from large groups of protesters lined the streets. But perhaps the most important messages of the day were those that were not quite so loud.

17 May 2012 | Victoria Marzilli

This afternoon, G8 Leaders made a surprise appearance for the 2012 G8 Summit, taking the usual White House bystanders by surprise.

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