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Oxfam call for World Tax Summit

Blog: G20 Brisbane verdict: Some good progress and some serious gaps

Hundreds of thousands of people have called for action from the G20 Summit in Brisbane, on issues including inequality, tax, ebola and climate change. And leaders have certainly heard the calls on them to act, but only some of the calls have been properly heeded.

Renverser la manière dont opèrent les entreprises du secteur alimentaire

Blog: Renverser la manière dont opèrent les entreprises du secteur alimentaire

Vos actions ont déjà commencé à porter leurs fruits ! Au cours des 12 derniers mois, Oxfam et des milliers de personnes dans le monde entier se sont réunies pour bouleverser l'impact de l'industrie agroalimentaire sur les personnes et la planète. Et ça marche ! Les choses évoluent. Vous changez la donne !

Turning the way food companies do business upside down

Blog: Turning the way food companies do business upside down

It’s not only Diana Ross who is left singing “upside down you’re turning me…” In the last twelve months Oxfam and hundreds of thousands of people around the world have joined together to shake-up the way the food and beverage industry impact people and planet. And it’s working! Things are changing.

Ponemos patas arriba el funcionamiento de las empresas alimentarias

Blog: Ponemos patas arriba el funcionamiento de las empresas alimentarias

El mundo tiene hambre de cambios. Movimientos sociales en todos los rincones del planeta lo demuestran. Y estamos pidiendo cambios en diferentes espacios, queremos reorganizar la forma como funcionamos como sociedad, gobiernos, empresas. Y justo en este último punto, el de las empresas, tenemos logros que contar.

The Polish Government welcomes dirty coal to Poland in a campaign stunt. Photo: Marco Cadena/FoE Europe

Blog: End this madness: Start investing in clean energy now

As weary delegates enter week two of the COP19 talks in Warsaw, to wrangle over how to reduce emissions and curb climate change, the Polish government is sponsoring a parallel “International Coal and Climate Summit.” The Summit says it will “discuss the role of coal in the global economy, in the context of the climate change agenda.” Dirty energy such as coal is the single biggest driver of climate change.

A 10 year campaign for an Arms Trade Teaty: Now it's #TimetoSign

Blog: A 10 year campaign for an Arms Trade Teaty: Now it's #TimetoSign

Anna Macdonald, Oxfam's Head of Arms Control, gave this speech at the UK's Foreign Commonwealth Office Arms Trade Treaty Reception (15 May 2013), to celebrate ten years of Control Arms Campaigning which culminated with the UN's 2 April 2013 vote in favor of a global arms trade treaty.

Votre mobilisation contribue à mettre fin aux accaparements de terres

Blog: Votre mobilisation contribue à mettre fin aux accaparements de terres

Avec votre aide, Oxfam mène campagne contre les accaparements de terres depuis le mois de septembre. Nous avons insisté auprès de la Banque mondiale sur la nécessité qu’elle prenne des mesures permettant d’en finir avec les accaparements de terres dans de nombreux pays en développement.

How your campaigning is helping end land grabs

Blog: How your campaigning is helping end land grabs

With your help, Oxfam has been campaigning since September on land grabs, as part of our GROW campaign for food justice. We wanted the World Bank to take some urgently needed action to help end land grabs in many developing countries, which help keep one in eight people on our planet hungry.

Oxfam Australia supporter gets ready for an 'Eat local Feed Global event.

Blog: #GROWWeek 2012 kicks off with food competitions, calendars and TV ads

Welcome to #GROWWeek 2012! Check out this amazing menu. For starters we’ve got Filipino food calendars

GROW Week in Asia is going to be bigger than ever as eight countries cook up a feast of activity. Have a look here to get a full flavour of what is going on.

Kristalina Georgieva, EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid, accepts the Avaaz/Oxfam #Sahel2012 petition

Blog: Determination not dreams: Time to act for the Sahel now

“The world is full of dreams that became a reality when people had the determination to make them so.” These were the words of Kristalina Georgieva, EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid, on Monday as she addressed a room of government and international agency representatives summoned together for an urgent meeting on the Sahel food crisis.

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