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Could Syria chemical weapons agreement pave way for peace talks?

Blog: Could Syria chemical weapons agreement pave way for peace talks?

The UN General Assembly in New York this week has been dominated by talk of weapons.

The pressure mounts for Syria peace talks

Blog: The pressure mounts for Syria peace talks

Thanks to support from people like you in over 150 countries, Oxfam and partners have now gathered over 100,000 signatures calling for urgent progress on Syria peace talks. That’s roughly equivalent to one for every man, woman and child killed in the conflict to date.

Inequality undermining progress on poverty goals

Blog: Inequality undermining progress on poverty goals

When the world’s governments meet at a special session of the UN this week to take stock of toward the Millennium Development Goals and negotiating a blueprint for global development, my message to them will be that only by confronting inequality head-on will poverty be overcome.

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