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(Ottawa) – Oxfam Canada welcomes and accepts the findings and recommendations of the final report of the…

June 12, 2019

(Vancouver) – Oxfam Canada enthusiastically welcomes the Government of Canada’s announcement today of $700 million per year…

June 4, 2019

(Vancouver) – The Government of Canada announced today that it will provide $300 million in funding to…

June 2, 2019

Oxfam, Save the Children and Care are calling on donors to meet or exceed the proposed $5…

May 30, 2019

(Ottawa) – Child benefit payments worth $23.7 billion are given to almost 3.7 million families across the…

May 14, 2019

Today Oxfam published its fourth quarterly progress report on its 10-Point Action Plan to strengthen Oxfam’s safeguarding…

May 13, 2019

G7 development aid must prioritize the needs of women and girls if they are to tackle poverty…

May 9, 2019

Oxfam India’s humanitarian teams are assessing the damage caused by Cyclone Fani, the worst cyclone that India…

May 4, 2019

Oxfam and international and local partners are planning to help people in Mozambique hit by a second…

April 29, 2019

(Ottawa) – Oxfam Canada is proud to partner with Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival again this…

April 24, 2019

“Like a war zone” says Oxfam; destruction and suffering still not fully mapped Despite initial appeals, international…

April 12, 2019

International aid agency Oxfam says the Mozambique government is acting quickly to set up cholera treatment centres…

April 3, 2019

(Ottawa) – Oxfam Canada, along with the members of the Humanitarian Coalition, welcomes the Government of Canada’s…

April 1, 2019

In response to news reports that the number of cases of cholera in the cyclone devastated city…

March 29, 2019

(Ottawa) As the scope of the devastation brought on by Cyclone Idai continues to unfold in Southern…

March 27, 2019

Oxfam has distributed emergency supplies to survivors of Cyclone Idai in Nsanje district, one of the worst…

March 25, 2019

(Ottawa) Four years have passed since the beginning of a bloody war in Yemen. The war has…

March 25, 2019

Oxfam will begin distributing lifesaving aid including water purification tablets and hygiene kits to some of the…

March 22, 2019

As Oxfam leaders from across the world, attending our annual board meetings in Kenya, we send our…

March 22, 2019

Oxfam’s initial aims are to reach up to 500,000 people – hopefully more – including in partnership…

March 20, 2019

Today the federal government released its last budget before the elections in the fall. It is the…

March 19, 2019

(Ottawa) Three civilians are being killed every day in Yemen – that’s one person every eight hours…

March 19, 2019

Oxfam will be responding with water, sanitation services, food and other non-food items to people affected by…

March 18, 2019

As the international community came together for the 7th consecutive year to commit to helping Syrians inside…

March 14, 2019

The European Union’s deal with Turkey to control migration and return “irregular” migrants has led to policies…

March 13, 2019

Oxfam and the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) today called on governments and other donors to provide more…

March 11, 2019

(Ottawa) Over the past year, the federal government’s bold feminist words have translated into significant policies and…

March 5, 2019

Conflict, rising food prices and plummeting incomes in Yemen are forcing people to resort to desperate measures…

February 25, 2019

Another generation of girls in South Sudan will miss out on an education, face huge health risks…

February 18, 2019

Oxfam proactively set up the Independent Commission as part of the 10-Point Action Plan to strengthen Oxfam’s…

January 16, 2019

Oxfam will work with the Government of Indonesia to provide clean water and hygiene facilities to people…

December 24, 2018

Coastal communities in small islands in the Sundra Strait are believed to be among the worst hit…

December 23, 2018

People forced to flee their homes are set for a winter struggle to survive in areas of…

December 19, 2018

Sterilizing women without their free, full, and informed consent is a form of violence and torture. Across…

December 10, 2018

The Her Future, Her Choice: Strengthening Young Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights program will directly reach 250,000…

November 13, 2018

The involuntary return of refugees from Bangladesh to Myanmar, where their lives and safety remain at grave…

November 8, 2018

With 14 million men, women and children on the brink of famine – half the country’s population…

November 7, 2018

After years of protracted violence, forced displacement and severe hunger many people are still terrified to go…

November 6, 2018

For the first time in more than a decade, the United Nations reported a sharp increase in…

November 1, 2018

Oxfam Canada is thrilled to partner with Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival to tell the stories…

November 1, 2018

The area, one of the poorest in DRC, is already struggling with malnutrition, cholera and the threat…

October 31, 2018

In Guatemala, Oxfam and its local partners have distributed 5,250 personal hygiene kits, 560 children’s food packages,…

October 31, 2018

Conditions for over half a million people in Yemen’s port city of Hodeidah are steadily deteriorating with…

July 4, 2018

The monsoon rains falling on the Rohingya refugee camps near Cox’s Bazar, southern Bangladesh, have caused over…

June 28, 2018

Oxfam has started to provide desperately needed food to thousands of people caught up in the Ebola…

June 12, 2018

The UN and NGOs received warnings over the weekend for staff to evacuate Hodeida by Tuesday ahead…

June 12, 2018

Reacting to the outcome of the G7 summit in Quebec, Canada, Oxfam International executive director Winnie Byanyima…

June 10, 2018

More than 12,000 people have evacuated from their homes due to the eruption of Volcán de Fuego,…

June 7, 2018

The Group of Seven leaders must agree on concrete steps to combat women’s economic inequality and make…

June 7, 2018

Escalation of fighting around Yemen’s port city of Hodeidah threatens to cut off essential supplies to millions…

June 6, 2018

The June 3rd eruption of the “Volcan de Fuego” in Guatemala has claimed 65 lives, displaced 3,500…

June 5, 2018

Canada is providing assistance to the Fiji islands after two cyclones struck in one week in April…

May 30, 2018

Oxfam today called for urgent action to prevent millions of people being hit by famine in South…

May 29, 2018

A new Oxfam survey of 40 oil, gas and mining companies has found that they are warming to the…

May 3, 2018

Damage and fear caused by the first rains of the monsoon season in the Rohingya refugee camps…

April 23, 2018

(Ottawa) As Justin Trudeau prepares to host G7 leaders in Charlevoix in June, the firstever feminist summit…

April 23, 2018

Oxfam Canada is proud to partner with Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival to tell the stories…

April 19, 2018

In response to the U.S., French and British air strikes on Syria, Moutaz Adham, Country Director, Oxfam…

April 16, 2018

Zainab Bangura, a former Under-Secretary General of the United Nations,and Katherine Sierra, a former Vice-President of the…

March 16, 2018

(Ottawa) Over the past year, the federal government’s bold feminist words have translated into tangible action to…

March 7, 2018

The federal government released Budget 2018 today, with a focus on advancing gender equality. Oxfam Canada and…

February 28, 2018

A full copy of Oxfam’s final internal report into allegations of sexual misconduct and other unacceptable behaviour during Oxfam’s humanitarian…

February 19, 2018

An independent commission will be set up with immediate power to carry out a wide-ranging review of…

February 16, 2018

In 2011, several Oxfam UK staff were accused of sexual exploitation and abuse in Haiti during the…

February 9, 2018

(Ottawa) Eighty two per cent of global wealth generated last year went to the richest one per…

January 22, 2018

(OTTAWA) Oxfam Canada welcomes news that the federal government is creating the office of Canadian Ombudsperson for…

January 18, 2018

Seventeen aid agencies working in Yemen are urging for the complete and unconditional opening of Hudaydah port…

January 16, 2018

Yemen is being pushed ever closer to famine after 1,000 days of a brutal war, exacerbated by…

December 20, 2017

(Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh) Rohingya refugees interviewed by Oxfam in Bangladesh say they will not go back to…

December 15, 2017

(OTTAWA) Oxfam Canada would like to thank Canadians who opened their hearts and wallets to help deliver…

December 13, 2017

International humanitarian agencies in Yemen are urgently calling on all warring parties for an immediate ceasefire in…

December 4, 2017

(Jakarta) Thanks to a $2.6 million contribution from the Canadian government, Oxfam Canada will harness the power…

November 30, 2017

(Ottawa) Thanks to a contribution of $17.5 million from the Government of Canada, Oxfam Canada will empower…

November 10, 2017

Oxfam and 17 other humanitarian agencies expressed serious concern today over the Saudi Arabia-led coalition’s decision to…

November 8, 2017

(Ottawa) Oxfam Canada welcomes the federal government’s announcement today of legislation aimed at addressing sexual harassment and…

November 7, 2017

(Ottawa) Oxfam Canada welcomes the Government of Canada’s announcement that for every eligible donation made by individuals…

October 31, 2017

There are now more than 120,000 pregnant women and mothers with new babies struggling to survive in…

October 23, 2017

(Ottawa) Profits in the global hotel industry are based on the systematic exploitation of housekeepers, the majority…

October 17, 2017

More than 335,000 people continue to go hungry in the Lake Region of Chad – a place…

October 16, 2017

Oxfam warned today that an outbreak of cholera would devastate the camps in Bangladesh where hundreds of…

October 11, 2017

Aid workers are in a race against time to stop the rapid spread of disease as thousands…

October 11, 2017

Yemen’s five-month old cholera crisis is now the world’s largest outbreak since records began, Oxfam said today,…

September 28, 2017

More than 70 per cent of the nearly 430,000 Rohingya refugees who have fled to Bangladesh are…

September 26, 2017

Oxfam is currently preparing to respond to the likely humanitarian needs of people now being hit by…

September 21, 2017

Oxfam is sending in two teams of humanitarian experts to Morelos and Puebla, with more on the…

September 21, 2017

After completing a fact-finding mission in Cuba to identify those most in need, Oxfam is working with…

September 18, 2017

The Declaration, first adopted last September, reaffirmed the responsibility of all nations to refugees, and laid out…

September 18, 2017

Nearly 370,000 people crossed into Bangladesh in the past four weeks, doubling the number seeking refuge in…

September 15, 2017

In the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, Oxfam and its Caribbean partner organizations are helping the most vulnerable…

September 12, 2017

Oxfam has been working with the Cuban authorities to develop one of the most effective disaster prevention…

September 9, 2017

“Oxfam is deeply concerned about the plight of more than 160,000 civilians who have crossed the border…

September 8, 2017

Hurricane Irma caused widespread damage in Haiti and Dominican Republic overnight. Oxfam teams will immediately asses the…

September 8, 2017

Many supermarket shelves in northern Haiti are now empty and many people in coastal areas are being…

September 7, 2017

Oxfam country teams and partner organizations in the Dominican Republic, Haiti and Cuba are now preparing to…

September 6, 2017

Some 1,200 people have died and 43 million people have been hit by the monsoon rains and…

August 31, 2017

In response to the announcement by the UNHCR that one million South Sudanese refugees are now in…

August 17, 2017

With an estimated 55 million women, children and men struggling to find food and safe drinking water…

August 17, 2017

The international agency initially plans to help almost 2,000 households amidst concerns that continued heavy rains, overcrowding…

August 15, 2017

In reaction to the announcement that more than 500,000 people are suspected of contracting cholera in Yemen,…

August 14, 2017

In response to the newly released Humanitarian Response Document by the Government of Ethiopia, Victoria Hopkins, Humanitarian…

August 9, 2017

On June 9, 2017, Minister of International Cooperation Marie-Claude Bibeau launched Canada’s first Feminist International Assistance Policy…

August 2, 2017

Heavy, sustained rains across the northeastern states in India caused extensive damage and affected close to 400,000…

July 28, 2017

The number of people with cholera in Yemen is now the largest ever in any country in…

July 20, 2017

The 2017 leg of Coldplay’s Head Full of Dreams tour – which arrives in Montreal on Tuesday,…

July 12, 2017

In response to the Iraqi Security Forces’ announcement that they have retaken the city of Mosul from ISIS,…

July 10, 2017

In response to the new IPC figures that show that famine has been pushed back in the two counties…

June 22, 2017

Yemen is in the grip of a runaway cholera epidemic that is killing one person nearly every…

June 22, 2017

Oxfam Canada welcomed the Government of Canada’s announcement today,  that for every eligible donation made by individual…

May 29, 2017

Deadly famine is already affecting 100,000 people in parts of South Sudan and threatens to extend to…

May 24, 2017

TORONTO, CNW – Unifor is proud to partner with Oxfam Canada to help provide famine relief in…

May 11, 2017

Oxfam Canada is proud to announce that it has partnered with Hot Docs Canadian Documentary Film Festival…

April 30, 2017

As G7 foreign ministers meeting in Lucca, Italy, failed to reach agreement on sanctions, Oxfam has called…

April 11, 2017

Oxfam strongly condemns the decision by the US Government this week to withhold funding to the United…

April 11, 2017

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) published its annual review of development aid assistance today,…

April 11, 2017

The Government of Canada released its Federal Budget 2017 today, announcing a few new measures and investments…

March 22, 2017

Oxfam Canada delivered a pair of work boots to Finance Minister Bill Morneau today, in the hopes…

March 20, 2017

Ottawa, March 14 – Almost every year, sometime before delivering his budget speech to the House of…

March 17, 2017

Six years since the demonstrations that triggered the descent into a brutal civil war, millions of Syrians…

March 13, 2017

Women’s Day In response to Prime Minister Trudeau and International Development Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau’s announcement today of…

March 8, 2017

Ottawa – Oxfam condemns President Trump’s latest effort to slam the door on refugees by signing yet…

March 6, 2017

Ottawa – Despite noble intentions and some important steps in the right direction, the bold feminist rhetoric…

March 6, 2017

Canadian civil society leaders in Brussels as part of the Canadian delegation for the She Decides funding…

March 2, 2017

The world stands on the brink of an unprecedented four famines in 2017 due to a catastrophic…

February 24, 2017

Twenty seven humanitarian agencies working in South Sudan have warned that unless substantial funds are immediately provided…

February 23, 2017

Emma Jane Drew, Humanitarian Program Manager in South Sudan says: “This is a man-made tragedy, and we are…

February 21, 2017

An estimated 750,000 people are trapped in western Mosul without any safe means of escape from the…

February 14, 2017

Oxfam Canada is deeply concerned about President Trump’s Executive Order on refugees and the impact it could…

February 3, 2017

Oxfam Canada strongly condemns the recent decision of the US Government to reinstate the Global Gag Rule,…

January 30, 2017

We, the undersigned organizations, strongly condemn President Trump’s signing of the Global Gag Rule on January 23rd…

January 30, 2017

Dear Minister Morneau, It’s 2017 and we want to see real change. Last week Oxfam revealed that…

January 20, 2017

Eight men own the same wealth as the 3.6 billion people who make up the poorest half…

January 15, 2017

Hundreds of thousands of Haitians who survived Hurricane Matthew, which ripped through their country three months ago, will go…

January 4, 2017

Oxfam welcomes today’s concluding observations and recommendations on Canada’s progress on women’s rights and gender equality from…

January 4, 2017

Oxfam Canada welcomes the Canada Revenue Agency’s close review of the ways in which the Canada Revenue…

January 4, 2017

The House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance released its report Creating the Conditions for Growth: Tools…

January 4, 2017

Oxfam welcomes the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development’s report, Development cooperation for a more…

January 4, 2017

Less than three per cent of nearly five million refugees living in Syria’s neighbouring states have been…

December 16, 2016

In response to news of execution-style killings in Aleppo, Andy Baker, Oxfam’s Regional Program Manager for the…

December 14, 2016

Oxfam is mounting a response to the 6.5 magnitude earthquake that hit the northern end of the…

December 8, 2016

"It is only now that residents of east Aleppo – who have faced intense and sustained bombardment…

November 29, 2016

In response to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s announcement on funding in Liberia, Oxfam Canada’s Senior Policy Advisor…

November 24, 2016

Ottawa, Ontario (November 24, 2016) ––Oxfam Canada is pleased to announce that it’s Executive Director, Julie Delahanty,…

November 23, 2016

Commenting on Credit Suisse’s Global Wealth Report which was published today, Oxfam Canada’s Manager of Campaigns, Kelly…

November 22, 2016

Oxfam moved Wednesday a huge generator across conflict lines to East Aleppo to help improve the water…

November 17, 2016

Families are suffering appalling injuries and traumas to escape the fighting in Mosul as the number fleeing…

November 10, 2016

People living in ‘smoke-filled hell’ in areas around Mosul recaptured from ISISThousands of families are living in…

November 4, 2016

The amount of net financial assistance going to help developing countries fight climate change has been miscounted…

November 3, 2016

The emergency response in Haiti is at a standstill following nearly 48 hours of heavy rains. Helicopters…

October 25, 2016

At least seven are confirmed dead and thousands remain displaced after super typhoon Haima (local name: Lawin)…

October 21, 2016

Addressing the unequal economics of women’s work is fundamental to closing the gap between women and men,…

October 16, 2016

Food, shelter and clean water are needed urgently by people in southern Haiti following the destruction caused…

October 11, 2016

As Oxfam teams access the most affected areas in Haiti, the destruction left by hurricane Matthew is…

October 7, 2016

The full extent of Hurricane Matthew’s damage on Haiti will not be certain until response teams are…

October 5, 2016

Hurricane Matthew continues its trajectory in the center of the Caribbean region. Jamaica, Cuba, Haiti and Dominican…

October 4, 2016

Hurricane Matthew, a dangerous storm whose top sustained winds have sometimes reached 160 miles per hour, is churning…

October 1, 2016

Andy Baker, Oxfam’s lead for the Syria Crisis Response, said: “There is absolutely no excuse for the…

September 20, 2016

In response to Prime Minister Trudeau’s address at the United Nations General Assembly, Oxfam Canada’s Director of…

September 20, 2016

Governments may be patting themselves on the back when they attend Monday’s UN summit on Refugees and…

September 18, 2016

Close to four million refugees and asylum seekers have fled from one conflict zone to another, Oxfam…

September 15, 2016

Despite there being more young people in the world today than ever before, they are excluded from…

August 12, 2016

South Sudan faces a spiralling humanitarian crisis as the recent surge in fighting prevents aid agencies from…

July 28, 2016

More than 300,000 civilians in Aleppo and an estimated 60,000 in the Manbij area, Syria, have been…

July 26, 2016

In response to the latest Panama Papers leak that exposes how Africa is being deprived billions of…

July 25, 2016

The six wealthiest countries – which make up more than half the global economy – host less…

July 18, 2016

Juba – Oxfam’s Country Director in South Sudan, Zlatko Gegic, said: “With caution but  great hope, Oxfam…

July 12, 2016

Five years after the birth of South Sudan, Oxfam warned today that without commitment from all signatories…

July 7, 2016

As Ottawa prepares to host the North American Leader’s Summit on Wednesday, June 29th, Oxfam Canada’s Director…

June 28, 2016

"G7 leaders have sided with the tax dodgers and not the public. Despite all the talk of…

May 27, 2016

Some progress at World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul – but world leaders fail to deliver the goods…

May 24, 2016

Nearly 425,000 Sri Lankans were affected, and 240,000 remain displaced by floods, landslides, and torrential rains. Oxfam…

May 23, 2016

Bangladesh: Cyclone Roanu – Oxfam emergency teams at work  Oxfam is reaching communities in Bangladesh hit yesterday by…

May 22, 2016

The World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul is taking place in a world where 125 million people are…

May 20, 2016

In response to the launch of the international assistance review consultations, Julie Delahanty, Oxfam Canada’s Executive Director,…

May 18, 2016

Oxfam is using its in-country aid stocks to provide essential household items and portable toilets to families…

May 18, 2016

The package of measures announced by governments attending the anti-corruption summit in London today will not stop…

May 12, 2016

Experts including Thomas Piketty, Jeff Sachs, Nora Lustig and Angus Deaton call for more tax transparencyMore than…

May 9, 2016

Families across Latin America are running out of food and options as farmers report another failed harvest…

May 6, 2016

The riots in Moria closed facility in Lesbos on Tuesday expose how European Union policies are failing…

April 29, 2016

Two tonnes of water pipes and tanks arrived in Quito last night by plane with the support…

April 22, 2016

As more than 160 countries come together to sign the Paris Climate Change Agreement, taking a critical…

April 22, 2016

World-wide development organization Oxfam will send its first shipment of aid tomorrow to those people most affected…

April 19, 2016

Despite 800 people drowning off Lampedusa in the Mediterranean on this day last year, Europe is still…

April 18, 2016

Oxfam is responding to a major earthquake off the coast of Ecuador. We will shortly be sending…

April 17, 2016

Oxfam Canada comments on OECD figures on development aid: Slight increase in development aid not sufficient  to lift people…

April 13, 2016

Majority of World Bank’s private investments go to companies that have a presence in tax havens, says…

April 11, 2016

Oxfam’s new analysis shows that only three countries – Canada, Germany and Norway – have made resettlement…

March 30, 2016

Women are unpaid, undervalued and unequal, says a new report published today by Oxfam Canada and the…

March 7, 2016

In response to billions of dollars being pledged by governments today to help Syrians engulfed in the…

February 4, 2016

Rich countries meeting in London this week must commit to real changes that will improve the lives…

February 1, 2016

Millions of people are at risk as Ethiopia suffers its worst drought in thirty years. In some…

January 29, 2016

In response to the UN’s announcement of worsening hunger in Yemen, Josephine Hutton, Oxfam’s regional programme manager,…

January 28, 2016

In response to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s keynote address at the World Economic Forum this morning, Executive…

January 20, 2016

Runaway inequality has created a world where 62 people own as much wealth as the poorest half…

January 17, 2016

International aid agencies working in Syria today expressed relief that a convoy of food aid and other…

January 11, 2016

Ottawa, January 7, 2016 – As winter takes hold, conditions for those affected by the conflict in…

January 7, 2016

The Paris climate deal has brought the world’s powers together but has short-changed the poorest and most…

December 12, 2015

Negotiations to end a bloody conflict in Yemen have a far better chance of long term success…

December 12, 2015

The poorest half of the world’s population – 3.5 billion people – is responsible for just 10…

December 2, 2015

Oxfam report reveals spiralling costs of 3°C compared to 2°C warmingDeveloping countries’ economies risk being crushed under…

November 25, 2015

Health and shelter for Burundian refugees in Tanzania are poised to get worse in already overstretched camps,…

November 23, 2015

G20 leaders are holding their annual meeting in Antalya, Turkey, on November 15 – 16, where gender equality,…

November 13, 2015

Refugees and migrants arriving in Europe through Bulgaria are claiming to have been abused by the country’s…

November 13, 2015

G20 countries – including Canada – are among the biggest losers when US multinationals avoid paying taxes…

November 10, 2015

Oxfam commends the World Bank for connecting the need to tackle climate change with the urgent fight…

November 9, 2015

The international community must agree to a bold new deal for Syria’s refugees if it is serious…

November 9, 2015

Le message en français suit.“Oxfam welcomes Hon. Stéphane Dion, Hon. Marie-Claude Bibeau and Hon. Chrystia Freeland as…

November 5, 2015

Climate activist and best-selling Canadian author Naomi Klein is among those who have shared an eyes-only selfie…

November 5, 2015

As Cyclone Chapala hits war-torn Yemen, Oxfam Country Director in the country, Sajjad Mohamed Sajid said: "It's a…

November 4, 2015

In response to the Government of Canada’s plan to resettle 25,000 Syrian and Iraqi refugees by year…

October 29, 2015

A strong earthquake in northern Afghanistan shook buildings from Kabul to Delhi today, cutting power and communications…

October 26, 2015

Juba, South Sudan – In response to the latest Integrated Phase Classification (IPC), or food security analysis…

October 23, 2015

Oxfam applauds today’s report by the International Monetary Fund, which argues that tackling gender inequality is not…

October 23, 2015

Oxfam Canada welcomes the new government’s commitment to restoring Canada’s role in the world. We are in a…

October 21, 2015

New York, NY – A landmark United Nations resolution that 15 years ago promised to bolster the…

October 14, 2015

The United Nations’ Open Debate and High Level Review on Women, Peace and Security is just around…

October 7, 2015

The international community is proving utterly inadequate in helping Syrians both inside and outside their country. Oxfam’s…

October 7, 2015

Ottawa – The OECD’s Tax Package, released in Paris today, will not stop corporate tax dodgers cheating…

October 5, 2015

Oxfam is encouraged by World Bank President Dr. Jim Yong Kim’s rejection of trickle-down economics and his…

October 1, 2015

More than 200 million people will be trapped unnecessarily in extreme poverty – despite world leaders’ pledge…

September 21, 2015

Toronto – Women’s issues finally took the forefront in the federal election thanks to a partnership between…

September 16, 2015

Oxfam welcomed the Government of Canada’s announcement of a $100 million matching fund program for the Syrian…

September 14, 2015

On September 15, 2015, three Nobel peace laureates joined Canadian women thought-leaders in Ottawa for an inspiring…

September 12, 2015

Juba, SOUTH SUDAN – The signing of the peace agreement by President Salva Kiir Mayardit is a…

August 26, 2015

The Up for Debate campaign announced today that it has confirmation from four major parties to explore…

August 25, 2015

The World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) aims at major global reforms to better protect and assist people affected…

August 20, 2015

Juba, SOUTH SUDAN – Delaying peace may have serious consequences for South Sudanese civilians who are enduring…

August 18, 2015

Federal Party Leaders Not Up For Debating Gender EqualityOne week into Canada’s federal election campaign, party leaders…

August 12, 2015

In fact, that’s almost exactly what we call it:  Change Leadership Summit! As in all of our…

August 10, 2015

The World Food Programme has announced it is to significantly reduce food vouchers for refugees living outside…

July 31, 2015

Oxfam Canada was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Flora MacDonald, a great friend and…

July 29, 2015

Ottawa – The Up for Debate campaign has released a selection of questions that it has crowdsourced…

July 28, 2015

Since the start of the conflict, nearly 25,000 additional people are going hungry each day in Yemen…

July 28, 2015

Oxfam supports the UN’s call for greater Canadian leadership on women and girls rights. Canada was recently…

July 24, 2015

Unresolved rigged tax rules and privatized development are the major drawbacks of the UN Financing for Development…

July 16, 2015

Lack of fuel in Yemen caused by the continuing conflict and restrictions of imports could ultimately be…

July 14, 2015

In response to the FFD announcement of the Global Financing Facility for Every Woman, Every Child, Claire…

July 13, 2015

JUBA, South Sudan – Cholera cases are rapidly increasing in South Sudan’s capital, Juba, as the cost…

July 13, 2015

The corporate grip on development finance must be loosened if the Finance for Development Conference is going…

July 10, 2015

Instead of celebrating its 4th anniversary, South Sudan is standing on an unprecedented humanitarian crisis. In the…

July 9, 2015

The number of Syrian refugees registered in neighbouring countries has hit the 4 million mark, announced the…

July 9, 2015

“This cholera outbreak is a wake-up call for the government and the aid world to redouble efforts…

July 6, 2015

The UN report provides an assessment of global and regional progress towards the MDGs. It shows that…

July 6, 2015

The trailer of documentary, produced by Oxfam and the European Commission, will be presented on 20th June…

June 20, 2015

Winnie Byanyima spoke with Canadian media while in Montreal for the Economic Forum of the Americas.  Read…

June 18, 2015

Oxfam is planning to expand its response to the Syrian crisis as it renews an agreement with…

June 16, 2015

RAMADAN LAUNCH 2015Islamic Relief and Oxfam Canada will host an exciting event to welcome the blessed month…

June 16, 2015

The G7 countries have made a stuttering start on climate change but have largely neglected the plight…

June 8, 2015

G7 based companies and investors cheated Africa out of an estimated $US 6 billion in 2010 through…

June 2, 2015

Responding to the latest Integrated Phase Classification (IPC) or food analysis report for South Sudan, Oxfam South…

May 27, 2015

Ongoing airstrikes, ground fighting and fuel shortages mean that an additional 3 million Yemenis are now without…

May 26, 2015

One month on since the first earthquake hit Nepal, Oxfam  is working with mountain guides and porters…

May 25, 2015

Commenting on the new OECD report released today – In It Together: Why Less Inequality Benefits All…

May 21, 2015

Overcrowding and a lack of clean water and sanitation facilities have led to cholera among the estimated…

May 20, 2015

In response to the statement by the UN Humanitarian Coordinator in South Sudan, Mr. Toby Lanzer, regarding…

May 19, 2015

South Sudan's parliament has unanimously passed a bill that would severely limit the NGO sector in the…

May 14, 2015

Cecilia Keizer, Oxfam’s country director in Nepal said: “This is a double disaster leaving many of the…

May 12, 2015

In response to Liberia officially being declared Ebola free, Oxfam’s Country Director in Liberia Mamudu Salifu said:“Today’s…

May 8, 2015

Oxfam is on the ground in Nepal, providing food, clean drinking water and shelter to thousands. A…

May 7, 2015

Survivors of Nepal's massive earthquake are in a race against time to secure shelter and adequate sanitation…

May 6, 2015

A bottleneck of people and supplies at Nepal’s Kathmandu airport combined with nationwide fuel shortages, blocked roads…

April 29, 2015

Oxfam welcomes  the Government of Canada’s Matching Fund program for the Nepal earthquake.Julie Delahanty, Oxfam Canada's Executive…

April 27, 2015

Oxfam is now delivering clean water and sanitation supplies that will reach at least 350,000 people. Tens…

April 26, 2015

On April 25th at 11:47am local time, an estimated 7.9 magnitude earthquake shook Nepal, near the capital,…

April 25, 2015

“Budgets are about choices. And this Budget is built for those who already have plenty of choices.…

April 21, 2015

Oxfam calls on the World not to forget the humanitarian plight of millions.As the conflict in Yemen…

April 17, 2015

Commenting on the Official Development Assistance (ODA) report from the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)…

April 9, 2015

The International Finance Corporation has little accountability for billions of dollars’ worth of investments into banks, hedge…

April 2, 2015

Andy Baker who leads Oxfam’s response to the Syria crisis said:“While some donors have been generous in…

March 31, 2015

Aid agencies estimate that $8.7 billion is needed in 2015 to support 18 million people in Syria…

March 30, 2015

The over emphasis on an almost exclusive medical approach at the start of the Ebola crisis hampered…

March 23, 2015

Commenting on the Alternative Federal Budget released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA), Oxfam…

March 19, 2015

Two rapid assessment teams have arrived in the two small southern Vanuatu islands hit hardest by Cyclone…

March 17, 2015

More Oxfam Humanitarian Emergency responders are flying to Vanuatu this morning on an Australian Government plane, as…

March 16, 2015

Oxfam staff on the ground in Port Vila have reported complete destruction of homes, three story high…

March 14, 2015

TORONTO/OTTAWA, CANADA (March 12, 2015) – Three of Canada’s largest humanitarian aid agencies, Oxfam, Save the Children…

March 11, 2015

Commenting on today’s report on inequality released by the Parliamentary Budget Officer, Kelly Bowden, Oxfam Canada's Inequality…

March 10, 2015

By Julie DelahantyThis op-ed was originally published on i-politics, March 5, 2015 Canadians are finally talking about violence…

March 5, 2015

Statement by Julie Delahanty, Executive Director, Oxfam CanadaInternational Women's Day 2015As we mark International Women’s Day on…

March 5, 2015

Women's rights in Canada and around the world"Left unchecked, extreme inequality will reverse progress in the fight…

March 2, 2015

Oxfam calls for massive post-Ebola Marshall PlanWorld cannot dither on recovery as it dithered over EbolaA multi-million…

January 27, 2015

Yemen is on the brink of humanitarian disaster with millions of lives at riskMore than half of…

January 26, 2015

By 2016, the richest 1% of people on the planet will own more wealth than the rest…

January 21, 2015

Watch Julie Delahanty on the challenges and solutions to extreme poverty and inequality:CTV's Power Play  Learn MoreEven…

January 20, 2015

According to a new Oxfam report, Wealth: Having it all and wanting more, the combined wealth of…

January 18, 2015

Haiti Earthquake – 5 years on reconstruction and challenges remainFive years ago on 12 January, a powerful…

January 12, 2015

Growing Concern over Poverty and Homelessness: Global PollA GlobeScan poll, released today, shows increases in perceived seriousness…

January 8, 2015

Arms Trade Treaty enters into force offering fresh hope for the protection of civilians in 2015 –…

December 23, 2014

Ten years on, the Indian Ocean Tsunami response reveals how people in crises can be helped by…

December 17, 2014

Oxfam Canada Congratulates Government onPassing Extractive Sector Transparency Measures ActOxfam Canada welcomes the passing of the Extractive…

December 17, 2014

Oxfam Canada Statement on Cuba/United States Diplomatic Relations “We welcome today’s announcement restoring diplomatic relations between Cuba and…

December 17, 2014

Rough seas ahead for climate talks, Paris deal still on the horizon Lima, Peru – Another year of…

December 15, 2014

South Sudan: Millions at risk from hunger as conflict threatens to escalate A year after the fighting…

December 15, 2014

Oxfam assesses immediate needs of tropical storm HagupitOxfam rapid assessment teams have been deployed to survey the…

December 8, 2014

Typhoon Hagupit: Oxfam Ready with Emergency Assistance as Disaster Preparedness Saves LivesOxfam Canada has pledged funds to…

December 7, 2014

Humanitarian and human rights agencies urge governments to resettle 5% refugees from Syria by end 2015Over 30…

December 7, 2014

Sierra Leone: Mass quarantines causing unnecessary hardship and risk further spread of Ebola warns OxfamEfforts to contain…

December 5, 2014

Climate finance action plan can set table for Paris deal, says OxfamLima, Peru – All countries must…

December 1, 2014

Afghan women frozen out of peace talksIn danger of losing gains made since fall of the TalibanAfghan…

November 23, 2014

Pledges to Green Climate Fund reach bare minimumThe announcement of $9.5 billion in pledges to the Green…

November 21, 2014

Oxfam verdict on the G20 summitThe G20’s promise to pursue inclusive and sustainable growth is welcome, but…

November 17, 2014

G20 must turn the tide on rising inequality: Oxfam November 12, 2014—G20 leaders meeting in Brisbane, Australia…

November 12, 2014

Learning from Typhoon Haiyan:Asian governments failing to respond to climate change – OxfamNovember 7, 2014 – Many…

November 7, 2014

Oxfam and Canadian Celebrities Unwrap Ways to Give Life Changing Gifts this Holiday Season Toronto — Oxfam…

November 6, 2014

Women ask Federal Leaders “Are you Up for Debate?”Organizations across Canada ask federal party leaders to commit…

November 4, 2014

Number of billionaires doubles since financial crisis as inequality spirals out of controlRising inequality could set the…

October 29, 2014

In a battle against the clock, with less than two months left in the window to curb…

October 20, 2014

For immediate releaseMore needs to be done to stop the spread of EbolaOxfam is warning that the…

October 16, 2014

DescriptionJoin the Oxfam BC team and commemorate World Food day with a Pailwalker.A Pailwalker is a walk in…

October 14, 2014

The Global Campaign for Education (GCE) co-founder Kailash Satyarthi and girls' education champion Malala Yousafzai have been…

October 10, 2014

BackgroundSince January, conflict and human rights abuses in Iraq have displaced around 1.8 million Iraqis, according to…

October 8, 2014

International agency Oxfam is planning to triple its Ebola prevention programme in Sierra Leone Oxfam will be significantly stepping…

October 6, 2014

 OTTAWA/MISSISSAUGA, ON (October 6, 2014) – A group of leading aid agencies warned today that parts of…

October 6, 2014

Argentina, St Lucia, Portugal, Senegal, and Uruguay are amongst latest states to announce ratification – triggering 90-day…

September 25, 2014

Today, more than 120 world leaders, corporate leaders and representatives from civil society met in New York…

September 24, 2014

 (Ottawa) Today, the Humanitarian Coalition launches a national joint appeal to raise funds for public health and…

September 22, 2014

Ban Ki-moon Climate Summit at risk of failing to help stop climate change making people hungry(New York,…

September 19, 2014

“Oxfam welcomes any fall in the number of hungry people. This is proof that we can make…

September 17, 2014

While OECD countries reduce inequality by more than 35% through taxation and social spending, in Latin America…

September 9, 2014

A billion-dollar flagship scheme to support private sector-led health care in Africa is bypassing poor people and…

September 9, 2014

The international response to Syria is failing on three fronts – insufficient aid, meagre resettlement offers and…

September 9, 2014

(Addis Ababa) Government policies and almost US$6 billion in aid money to support large partnerships with the…

September 2, 2014

Western and other rich countries should step up their efforts to resettle Syrian refugees, Oxfam said today…

August 28, 2014

Oxfam welcomes the statement of support by Canada’s provincial energy and mines ministers for federal legislation to…

August 28, 2014

Israeli and Palestinian leaders must seize the opportunity of the new ceasefire to end the violence once…

August 27, 2014

After ceasefire talks collapsed and violence erupted yet again, Oxfam today called on all states to immediately…

August 21, 2014

Ottawa – Oxfam Canada’s National CHANGE Summit – an annual opportunity for youth leaders and campus members…

August 20, 2014

Oxfam welcomes Kellogg’s climate action commitments following public pressureKellogg today became the second global food giant to…

August 12, 2014

Oxfam's Iraq Country Representative Wael Ibrahim said : "The situation is deteriorating day by day and our…

August 12, 2014

Sixty days ago, both parties to the conflict made a promise to their people that they would…

August 10, 2014

A group of seven major humanitarian aid organizations condemns the recent killings and attacks on South Sudanese…

August 8, 2014

General Mills takes bold stand for climate actionOxfam welcomes General Mills’ commitments to act following tremendous public…

July 29, 2014

Statement from Anthony Scoggins, Director of International Programs for Oxfam Canada: Oxfam Canada is in the news today…

July 25, 2014

People in Gaza trapped with nowhere safe to escape. Oxfam delivers water to families sheltering from the violence Oxfam…

July 23, 2014

Leaders from Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa – better known as the BRICS – have…

July 15, 2014

Tacloban City, Leyte – International agency Oxfam said today as another typhoon hits the Philippines there are…

July 15, 2014

Women won’t be paid as much as men for another 75 years. That’s according to a report…

July 14, 2014

“We will be staring into the abyss and fail to avert a famine if funds do not…

July 9, 2014

On the 3rd anniversary of South Sudan’s independence, Oxfam has warned that appeals to fund the aid…

July 9, 2014

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) today publishes a major new report on global corporate taxation Spillovers in…

June 25, 2014

On June 24th in Toronto’s George Ignatieff Theater, leaders from four continents will join Oxfam for a…

June 23, 2014

Today Oxfam praised the CEO’s of eight of the ten biggest food and beverage companies in the…

June 18, 2014

Overcoming inequality and slowing global warming are imperative for achieving a world free from poverty and suffering,…

June 17, 2014

In response to the Letter from African Leaders to Salva Kiir and Riek Machar, Oxfam International’s Executive…

June 9, 2014

Energy security, climate change and the global economy were among the main topics the G7 leaders addressed…

June 9, 2014

Maputo, Mozambique – Extreme inequality is a threat to democracy, warns Oxfam International's Executive Director Winnie Byanyima, at today’s closing…

May 30, 2014

The following media release was issued by the Canadian Council for International Co-operation (CCIC). Oxfam Canada is…

May 21, 2014

As rains cut off humanitarian access and increase risk of the spread of disease, increased donor funding…

May 20, 2014

Spotlight on Kellogg and General Mills; companies not doing enough to tackle climate change. The “Big 10”…

May 20, 2014

Oxfam in Nigeria has been watching very closely the unfolding situation of the missing girls in Chibok…

May 14, 2014

Leyte, Philippines – Urgent government action is needed to secure food and income for thousands of farmers…

May 9, 2014

Ahead of the World Economic Forum on Africa May 7-9, Oxfam International executive director Winnie Byanyima said…

May 7, 2014

Welcoming UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon's visit to South Sudan, Oxfam's Country Director Cecilia Millan said:     "South…

May 6, 2014

OECD’s current tax action plan is flawed because it excludes poorest countriesThe G20’s plan to tackle corporate…

May 2, 2014

Haiyan – known as Yolanda in the Philippines – was the strongest cyclone ever recorded at landfall.…

April 30, 2014

Big agricultural companies need a “gold standard” set of global rules to guide their investments after a…

April 25, 2014

The safety of seven million people in South Sudan is rapidly deteriorating. Oxfam says the Government of…

April 22, 2014

The High Level Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation Meeting in Mexico to strengthen efforts to fight poverty…

April 17, 2014

As development leaders from around the world gather in Mexico City to participate in the first High…

April 14, 2014

The World Bank’s private sector arm, the IFC, today challenged Oxfam’s figures that the new private hospital…

April 10, 2014

Global wealth inequality threatens economic and social viabilityFollowing Oxfam’s January report revealing that just 85 people owned…

April 9, 2014

Oxfam today celebrated news that donors had increased their development aid spending to $134.8 billion in 2013,…

April 8, 2014

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) today opens its meeting in Berlin to finalize its landmark report…

April 7, 2014

A new privately-run hospital supported by the World Bank’s private sector arm, the IFC, is threatening to…

April 7, 2014

Health and education are powerful weapons in the fight against global inequality Countries can start tackling inequality…

April 3, 2014

In reaction to the suspension of South Sudan mediation talks in Addis Ababa, Oxfam’s Acting Country Director…

April 2, 2014

The IPCC Working Group II report released Monday presents climate change not as a distant, future threat…

April 2, 2014

Climate change could push back the fight against hunger by decades but our global food system is…

March 24, 2014

The escalating violence that has gripped Darfur in recent weeks has forced over 100,000 civilians to flee…

March 19, 2014

Oxfam welcomes PepsiCo’s commitments to act following tremendous public pressurePepsiCo, the world’s second largest food and beverage…

March 18, 2014

More than 65 per cent of refugees surveyed by Oxfam fear they may not be able to…

March 12, 2014

Everyday, across the world, courageous and dedicated women are leading change: they produce food, make up a…

March 7, 2014

Ottawa – On March 8th, 2014 a dynamic group of local, national and international organizations will host…

March 4, 2014

Oxfam reaction to Canadian Government announcement on mandatory payment reporting of Extractive IndustriesIn response to the Hon.…

March 3, 2014

Campaign actions by hundreds of thousands of people in the past 12 months have swayed nine of…

February 26, 2014

Juba – Today Oxfam withdraws four aid workers who have been trapped by fighting in Malakal while…

February 24, 2014

The G20 must take necessary steps to reform the international taxation system to stop wealthy tax dodgers,…

February 21, 2014

Violence in the Central African Republic has seen many large traders and herders targeted and chased from…

February 10, 2014

The huge humanitarian response in the aftermath of November’s super typhoon saved thousands of lives but three…

February 6, 2014

Oxfam has accepted Scarlett Johansson’s decision to step down after eight years as a Global Ambassador and…

January 31, 2014

Bamako, Mali: Ahead of the Sahel Appeal to be launched by the United Nations on the 3rd…

January 31, 2014

A new Oxfam report, In the Balance, reveals that large swathes of the eastern provinces of North…

January 29, 2014

“We call upon all parties to the conflict to allow unimpeded humanitarian access, and to ensure the…

January 27, 2014

In response to Prime Minister Harper's announcement of additional humanitarian support to the Syrian people during his…

January 24, 2014

While yesterday’s ceasefire is a sign of political progress, efforts to support the more than 50,000 South…

January 24, 2014

Reacting to news of this afternoon's ceasefire agreement between The Government of South Sudan and Riek Machar's…

January 23, 2014

Wealthy elites have co-opted political power to rig the rules of the economic game, undermining democracy and…

January 20, 2014

Thousands of people have been evacuated from collapsed tents and fragile makeshift shelters or are living in…

January 19, 2014

Civilians fleeing from conflict in South Sudan are spiralling into debt and leaving behind important assets in…

January 17, 2014

Oxfam has released Good Enough to Eat – a global food index that looks at whether people…

January 16, 2014

New analysis shows Middle East states, the UK, US and Canada exceeding their fair share in humanitarian…

January 15, 2014

Port-au-Prince, Haiti.  Four years have passed from the tragic earthquake that killed over 200.000 people and left…

January 11, 2014

Ottawa – Extreme violence and other human rights abuses in South Sudan must cease immediately as direct…

January 6, 2014

Twenty-five human rights, faith, women’s, teacher, student, community, overseas development and trade union organizations have signed an…

December 18, 2013

Oxfam is calling for more investment to go into preparing people for floods and other disasters in…

December 17, 2013

Oxfam appeal to help refugees more important than ever The severe snowstorm this week in Lebanon is just…

December 11, 2013

Oxfam will start distributing 400 tonnes of rice seeds in six rural municipalities south of Tacloban today…

December 11, 2013

Winnie Byanyima, Executive Director of Oxfam International"My direct contact with President Nelson Mandela was in the context…

December 5, 2013

Canada’s leading unions show solidarity with Filipino membership, give generously to typhoon reliefCanada’s leading unions are giving…

December 5, 2013

(Ottawa) – The Humanitarian Coalition is pleased to announce that it will be represented at this year’s…

November 28, 2013

Only massive public pressure can rescue a climate deal, warned Oxfam today, as the Warsaw negotiations drew…

November 27, 2013

Survey of refugees tells of children missing education and adults fearing they may never work again –…

November 21, 2013

Millions of people in the Philippines will go hungry in the coming months if rice farmers don’t…

November 21, 2013

“At the Warsaw Conference, rich country governments have come with nothing to offer.”Enough is enough.We have said…

November 21, 2013

(Ottawa) – The Humanitarian Coalition and its member agencies are pleased to announce that, collectively, they have…

November 19, 2013

International agency Oxfam plans to provide vital assistance in the next few weeks to some 20,000 families…

November 15, 2013

Oxfam teams expert in water and sanitation have been deployed to the worst affected of the Philippines…

November 13, 2013

An Oxfam team assessing the typhoon damage in the northern-most tip of Cebu mainland, Philippines, said today…

November 10, 2013

Oxfam has dispatched a team of experts on the ground to assess the water, public health and…

November 9, 2013

The Coca-Cola Company today committed to take steps to stop land grabs from happening in its supply…

November 7, 2013

Following the release of Oxfam’s report, Nothing sweet about it, describing the growing threat of land grabs…

October 29, 2013

Sweeping measures to improve transparency and governance are urgently needed to end a scandal that has seen…

October 24, 2013

Oxfam has dispatched a team of six experts on the ground to assess the water and sanitation…

October 18, 2013

The biggest names in the food and drink industry are not doing enough to stop land grabs…

October 1, 2013

Ottawa – The Canadian members of the Control Arms Coalition today welcomed the United States decision to…

September 25, 2013

(Beirut) Research carried out by international aid agency Oxfam reveals that many donor countries are failing to…

September 19, 2013

International agency Oxfam has loaded 20 tonnes worth of water tanks and sanitation equipment bound for Syria…

September 12, 2013

More women are urgently needed in the Afghan police force in order to reduce violence against women…

September 10, 2013

ON TAXG20 leaders have committed to a global deal to share tax information automatically, and set a…

September 6, 2013

World leaders attending the G20 summit must seize this opportunity and make real progress on helping find…

September 4, 2013

A new study published today by the international aid agency, Oxfam and the Beirut-based ABAAD-Resource Centre for…

September 4, 2013

Oxfam’s Syria Response Campaign Manager, Claire Seaward, based in Jordan, said, “We are appalled that this landmark…

September 3, 2013

Star calls on international community to find an urgent solution to the crisisOxfam Global Ambassador and Hollywood…

August 13, 2013

Many Syrian refugees living outside camps across countries in the region are losing out on the help…

August 1, 2013

The Right Honourable Stephen HarperPrime Minister of CanadaOffice of the Prime Minister80 Wellington StreetOttawa, OntarioK1A 0A2By fax:…

July 24, 2013

Statement by Robert Fox “Action to fix outdated and unfair international tax rules is welcome and long overdue,”…

July 19, 2013

Oxfam Canada, today, welcomes Christian Paradis as the new Minister of International Development. “We look forward to…

July 15, 2013

The stance taken by Members of the European Parliament’s Environment Committee on the reform of EU legislation…

July 12, 2013

Long-term vision and committed funding urgently needed from international community as flow of Syrian refugees continuesThe number…

June 19, 2013

In response to the G8 Communique, Oxfam’s Executive Director Jim Clarken said:“The G8 has asked all the…

June 18, 2013

Sending more arms will only increase the bloodshed, says OxfamUS President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir…

June 15, 2013

Since 2000, companies in G8 countries have acquired land in developing countries more than the size of…

June 12, 2013

Oxfam welcomed the Prime Minister’s announcement today that Canada will require mandatory disclosure of payments to governments…

June 12, 2013

Oxfam urges the Canadian government to sign the Arms Trade Treaty without delay to help save lives.Canada…

June 3, 2013

Governments sign first ever global Arms Trade TreatyHistory will be made today at the United Nations as…

June 3, 2013

Oxfam response to UN post-2015 development goals reportOxfam today welcomed the ambition, coherence and focus of a…

May 30, 2013

European Union Foreign Ministers failed last night to extend the EU arms embargo on Syria as it…

May 28, 2013

Transfer of weapons to Syria likely to spell further disaster for civilians caught in the crossfire, and…

May 23, 2013

A new era of high and volatile food prices is causing life-changing shifts in society, according to…

May 22, 2013

Funding urgently needed to provide assistance to over 1.4m Syrian RefugeesWith temperatures set to soar up to…

May 19, 2013

Oxfam Canada welcomes the decision by Loblaw Companies, owner of the Joe Fresh brand, and 30 other…

May 16, 2013

Today, the Humanitarian Coalition and its member agencies are launching a national joint appeal to raise funds…

May 14, 2013

A new coalition of tea companies, non-governmental organisations and certification organisations said today that systemic problems are…

May 2, 2013

Refugee numbers in neighbouring countries steadily climbThe world risks failing the people of Syria as the scale…

April 30, 2013

Oxfam country director in Bangladesh, Gareth Price-Jones said:“The Savar tragedy is a reminder of the hidden cost…

April 26, 2013

The biggest chocolate maker in the world, Mondelēz International, has agreed to take steps to address inequality…

April 23, 2013

The injustice of land grabs is highlighted in a pioneering new crowdsourced film featuring thousands of Coldplay…

April 16, 2013

The aid community needs to fundamentally change the way it deals with food crises in the Sahel…

April 15, 2013

Some 1.3 million refugees have fled violence in Syria into neighbouring countries since the onset of conflict…

April 12, 2013

Following an overwhelming vote at the United Nations, Oxfam called on the Canadian government Tuesday to quickly…

April 2, 2013

Oxfam hails ruling for putting human rights before excessive profits.The Indian Supreme Court's ruling against a patent…

April 1, 2013

Call on Canada to vote for treaty at General Assembly and sign on without delayCampaigners expressed their…

March 29, 2013

After more than 60,000 people signed petitions and took action to urge chocolate companies to do the…

March 26, 2013

If the Arms Trade Treaty is to save lives, the draft text must be radically changed, Oxfam…

March 25, 2013

Canada's contribution to reducing poverty in developing countries will be undermined by the proposed merger of the…

March 21, 2013

  In just six months, the number of Syrian refugees registered or awaiting registration with the United…

March 19, 2013

Oxfam Canada is contributing $45,000 in emergency donations for relief in the region of Mozambique most severely…

March 15, 2013

Oxfam report cites loopholes which must be closed to save livesOxfam Canada urges the Canadian government to…

March 11, 2013

by Michèle Taïna Audette and Robert FoxMany women around the world live in daily fear of violence.…

March 8, 2013

On International Women’s Day Oxfam urges chocolate companies to address gender inequality in their supply chains.An investigation…

March 7, 2013

Delegates from over 190 governments meeting at the UN-led Commission on the Status of Women this week…

March 5, 2013

Aid money pledged must be quickly released to address urgent needs, says OxfamSyria’s humanitarian crisis is spinning…

February 28, 2013

Yes, the G8 still mattersThis year the G8 can begin the end of world hungerby Ben PhillipsOxfam…

February 27, 2013

The social and environmental policies of the world’s ten biggest food and beverage giants are not fit…

February 25, 2013

Investors are targeting the world's weakest-governed countries to buy land, according to new analysis published on Oxfam's…

February 7, 2013

Oxfam Canada stands in solidarity with Idle No More, and with all First Nations, Métis and Inuit…

January 25, 2013

The aid effort to help over 147,000 Malian refugees could be overwhelmed as conflict escalates, unless there…

January 21, 2013

International aid agency Oxfam is extremely concerned that the recent intensification of fighting in Mali, which includes…

January 16, 2013

Winifred (Winnie) Byanyima, a grass-roots activist, human rights advocate, senior international public servant, and world recognized expert…

January 15, 2013

Three years after the devastating earthquake that hit Haiti in January 2010, hundreds of thousands of people…

January 9, 2013

Campaigning for Positive Changes for Indian Women in 2013Oxfam India strongly condemns the brutal sexual assault and…

January 2, 2013

(New York): A military offensive in northern Mali would have serious humanitarian consequences and requires serious safeguards…

December 21, 2012

Thank You for Oxfam Canada's success in 2012Thanks to thousands of Canadian donors and supporters and partners…

December 20, 2012

December 18, 2012—More than one million people are at risk of militia, rebel and army attacks as…

December 18, 2012

Statement by Robert Fox, Oxfam Canada Executive Director“Every day we see the tremendous courage and commitment of…

December 10, 2012

December 10, 2012—More than 86 percent of people living in the camps in the Delmas area of…

December 10, 2012

Doha, Qatar—Poor countries left the UN climate change negotiations in Doha with little more than they arrived…

December 10, 2012

DOHA, QATAR—Today, as the UN climate talks entered their final hours, six of the largest environmental and development…

December 6, 2012

25 November  2012 – After another year of extreme weather, developing countries face a looming climate ‘fiscal…

November 25, 2012

19 November 2012—Communities in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo are being preyed on mercilessly by rebel…

November 19, 2012

19 November 2012—As the impact of days of violent escalation worsens for civilians in Gaza and in…

November 19, 2012

Share ideas, hear those of others, and dialogue with some of the world’s best minds on how…

November 19, 2012

Oxfam is providing urgent humanitarian assistance to about 2,250 families in Guatemala after a major earthquake Nov.…

November 13, 2012

Oxfam geared up to help Haitians and Cubans in the wake of hurricane Sandy’s devastation in the…

November 1, 2012

Robert's first post, Tapping history to rebuild the future, shares his meeting with a group of women in…

October 30, 2012

A Canadian-supported program designed as a “silver bullet” to fight malaria could actually be endangering lives and…

October 23, 2012

On October 4, 2012, residents of Totonicapán, K’iche’ citizens of Guatemala, shut down the Inter-American Highway to…

October 15, 2012

Oct. 09, 2012—The World Bank and the International Monetary Fund must step up their support for developing…

October 9, 2012

Oxfam is urging the World Bank to freeze its land investments in developing countries and send a…

October 3, 2012

20 September 2012—Devastating floods in Niger, West Africa, are affecting more than 500,000 people, most of whose…

September 20, 2012

My English Channel Swim—By Mona SharariOn the day of the swim I arrived at the Dover Marina…

September 12, 2012

4 September 2012—New research shows that the full impact of climate change on future food prices is…

September 4, 2012

Millions of the world's poorest people will face devastation from today's rocketing food prices because the global…

August 7, 2012

August 7, 2012—The Humanitarian Coalition today welcomes the Government of Canada’s decision to match Canadian donations to…

August 7, 2012

New York—The fight to end the illegal and irresponsible arms trade goes on after delegates at the…

August 1, 2012

July 23 – As Canada seeks to join the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade pact, the US is…

July 23, 2012

July 22, 2012—In reaction to remarks today by new World Bank President Jim Yong Kim at the…

July 23, 2012

July 17, 2012—One year after famine was declared in Somalia, a quarter of the country’s population is…

July 17, 2012

A year has passed since Somalis fleeing famine and conflict captured the world’s attention and the largest…

July 12, 2012

One year after South Sudan’s independence on July 9, the young country is facing its worst humanitarian…

July 5, 2012

It is a year now since the world woke up to what has been called the worst…

July 5, 2012

New York—Political leaders have a historic opportunity to place human rights and humanitarian aims above self-interest and…

July 3, 2012

The HUMANITARIAN COALITION this week is marking the one-year anniversary of our appeal for the 2011 drought…

July 3, 2012

Ottawa—On the eve of United Nations negotiations, supporters of the Arms Trade Treaty urged Prime Minister Stephen…

June 27, 2012

June 21, 2012—Oxfam today welcomed the launch by the UN Secretary General of a global ‘Zero Hunger…

June 21, 2012

The G20 leading economies have sidelined development and food security at their summit in Los Cabos, international…

June 20, 2012

The Rio+20 Summit will fail if it agrees to current proposals, which risk worsening the divide between…

June 19, 2012

June 15, 2012—With the UN Rio+20 talks effectively at a stalemate, Oxfam today calls on the Brazilian…

June 15, 2012

June 14, 2012 —A European breakup could cost the world’s poorest countries $30 billion in lost trade and foreign…

June 15, 2012

Ottawa, ON (June 14, 2012)—The HUMANITARIAN COALITION, made up of five leading Canadian aid agencies, launches a…

June 12, 2012

On June 4, in solidarity with our allies in environmental and social movements, Oxfam Canada will participate…

June 4, 2012

That crisis is now real. More than 15 million people are vulnerable to hunger in seven countries:…

June 1, 2012

May 30, 2012 — Global sales of ammunition are worth more than $4 billion and are growing faster than…

May 30, 2012

May 18, 2012 — Oxfam warned that today’s announcement of the "New Alliance to Increase Food and…

May 18, 2012

May 16, 2012 – On the eve of the G8 Summit, Oxfam called on world leaders to…

May 16, 2012

  Seasonal rains due in Sudan and South Sudan will exacerbate already dire conditions in refugee camps, restrict…

May 15, 2012

Rome, May 11, 2012 – A first essential step has been made, but there’s still a long…

May 11, 2012

More than $2.2bn worth of arms and ammunition have been imported since 2000 to countries operating under…

May 2, 2012

Around the world every night, one in eight people go to bed hungry — that’s almost one…

May 2, 2012

April 19, 2012 – Renewed military action against the Lord’s Resistance Army risks triggering further devastation for…

April 19, 2012

The international agency was responding to annual figures from the OECD that showed aid from rich countries…

April 4, 2012

April 2, 2012 – Growing insecurity in Mali and northern Nigeria is disrupting the supply of food…

April 2, 2012

March 29, 2012 – Oxfam concerned about foreign aid cuts.Oxfam had called on the federal government to…

March 29, 2012

March 26, 2012- Oxfam Canada urges the government to unfreeze foreign aid spending when it unveils the…

March 26, 2012

Food shortages may drive more than half a million children out of school in Niger as they…

March 14, 2012

March 9, 2012 – Some 13 million people are at severe risk from a food crisis which…

March 8, 2012

Female Food Heroes are women who are working to build a movement for good food – food…

March 8, 2012

February 22, 2012 – Oxfam today called on governments meeting at the London Somalia conference to shift…

February 22, 2012

Islamabad, Feb. 15, 2012 – Six months after floods devastated Sindh and parts of Balochistan province, at least…

February 15, 2012

Ending poverty need put no additional stress on the planet’s natural resources, according to a new report…

February 13, 2012

Not enough emergency aid reaches local response groups that undertake the bulk of the work in a…

February 6, 2012

The spectre of hunger is again stalking the people of the western Sahel, at the southern edge…

January 27, 2012

Jan. 23, 2012 – Oxfam has welcomed the announcement of an independent process to resolve complaints from…

January 26, 2012

“Just a coincidence that it’s Oscar day in Hollywood, but we’ve had our own moment in the…

January 24, 2012

Children shouldn’t have to starve to death to galvanize the international community into action. And yet that…

January 20, 2012

Strong economic growth since 1990 has failed to lift people out of poverty in almost every G20…

January 18, 2012

Thousands of needless deaths occurred and millions of extra dollars were spent because the international community failed…

January 17, 2012

Reconstruction of Haiti has proceeded “at a snail’s pace,” leaving more than half a million Haitians still…

January 9, 2012

Oxfam today warned that a disease outbreak is “waiting to happen” unless authorities quickly address the water…

December 22, 2011

Media AdvisoryFlash floods caused by Typhoon Washi have badly affected the southern island of Mindanao in the…

December 20, 2011

Millions of people in West Africa could be protected from a serious food crisis if preparations are…

December 19, 2011

In reaction to the announcement by Canada’s Environment Minister Peter Kent that the Canadian government is going…

December 13, 2011

Negotiators at the UN climate talks narrowly avoided a collapse, agreeing to the bare minimum deal possible.…

December 12, 2011

Oxfam Canada today urged the federal government to help ensure the Green Climate Fund, aimed at helping…

December 8, 2011

Oxfam Media Background BriefIntroductionThe Bonn Conference comes at a critical moment and it will last only one…

December 5, 2011

Toronto – Give friends and family the sweetest gifts this year by donating beehives to families in…

December 4, 2011

A plan by Kunal Patel of Calgary, Alberta to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro with his father and brother…

December 2, 2011

Although Islamabad belatedly called for the world’s help on September 7, 2011 and the UN launched its…

November 29, 2011

Oxfam, WWF and the International Chamber of Shipping today called jointly for clear guidance on reducing greenhouse…

November 29, 2011

Oxfam Canada welcomes the announcement that Canada is joining the International Aid Transparency Initiative.“The decision to open…

November 29, 2011

Poor countries try to hold the lineGovernment negotiators meeting in Busan, South Korea are working on a…

November 28, 2011

Research compiled by Oxfam shows extreme weather events shocked global food markets over the past year, contributing…

November 27, 2011

Oxfam Canada is calling on the federal government to:put women at the heart of the new Green…

November 25, 2011

Afghan families hit by severe drought could be cut off by extreme winter weather within weeks, aid…

November 18, 2011

Close to 300 farmers, youth, activists and journalists, will travel in a convoy of buses through Burundi,…

November 17, 2011

Over nine million people who have been affected by severe flooding in Sindh province are at risk…

November 9, 2011

Oxfam welcomed the substantial commitments made Tuesday by governments to the Global Partnership for Education totaling $1.5…

November 8, 2011

Many initiatives swept off the table – but the strongest survive Cannes – What should have been a…

November 4, 2011

Cannes, France – As world leaders gather for the G20 summit in Cannes, France, four of the…

November 3, 2011

Oxfam spokesperson Luc Lampriere said: “Gates’ timely message is that there will be no lasting global economic…

November 3, 2011

Aid from rich nations is likely to fall by at least $9.5 billion by the end of…

November 2, 2011

The following article appeared in the Toronto Star on November 2, 2011:Prime Minister Stephen Harper may be opposed…

November 2, 2011

Oxfam Canada is appealing for donations to support relief work in Central America, where almost 2 million…

November 1, 2011

The 2011 G20 Summit could be a watershed for global stability and prosperity if leaders embrace innovative…

October 27, 2011

At last week’s meeting of the UN Committee on World Food Security, ccountries from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe…

October 25, 2011

The new escalation in fighting and insecurity along the Kenya-Somalia border risks increasing the suffering for civilians…

October 20, 2011

‘Canada can and must do more’Ottawa – Oxfam Canada and Oxfam Quebec called Wednesday for “bold action”…

October 19, 2011

Hundreds of thousands of people have been affected so far.

October 18, 2011

'World Food Day message to Canadian and other G20 governments'Prime Minister Stephen Harper should join Canadians pressing…

October 14, 2011

Relief Supplies Running LowThe gains made and the lives saved through flood-relief activities in Pakistan are in…

October 4, 2011

The survey is part of our efforts to be a transparent, accountable organization. 

October 3, 2011

A new Oxfam report, A Place at the Table: Safeguarding women’s rights in Afghanistan, ’warns of the…

October 2, 2011

Land and Power publicationCase Study slideshowOxfam profiles land grabs in Uganda, South Sudan, Indonesia, Honduras and GuatemalaOxfam…

September 21, 2011

The world must put people’s lives before politics if is to stand any chance of aiding people…

September 21, 2011

While more than seven million people have been affected by the floods in Sindh since they began…

September 20, 2011

 Volunteers in Oxfam Canada’s stamp program raised an impressive $20,000 for Oxfam’s emergency response in East Africa…

September 20, 2011

International aid agency Oxfam is mounting an emergency response to get aid to millions affected by flooding…

September 15, 2011

Excerpt from: East Africa famine fund deadline nears by Meagan Fitzpatrick, CBC NewsCanadians were urged Wednesday to…

September 14, 2011

Excerpt from: Singers lend their voices to Somalia aid call, Kirk Makin, Globe and MailSingers Bono and…

September 12, 2011

Oxfam's online film, Glen, Garry & Ross, comes weeks before the international agency launches, as part of…

September 8, 2011

The following article first appeared in Embassy, August 24, 2011 by Robert FoxThe scale and severity of the…

August 26, 2011

A version of this article appeared as an op-ed in the Ottawa Citizen on August 25, 2011…

August 26, 2011

CBC's Brain Stewart goes behind the scenes with the Humanitarian Coalition.The Humanitarian Coalition is a network of…

August 19, 2011

  Oxfam has airlifted 47 tonnes of vital water supply and hygiene materials to Somalia’s capital Mogadishu,…

August 19, 2011

Oxfam is airlifting 47 tonnes of vital water supply and hygiene materials to Somalia’s capital Mogadishu, as…

August 18, 2011

(Ottawa) – Oxfam Canada will provide urgently needed water access, livestock protection, sanitation and emergency cash for…

August 17, 2011

News AdvisoryOxfam Canada’s Robert Fox will be travelling to Ethiopia and Kenya the week of August 14.…

August 12, 2011

Seven young Canadians who "want to live in a world where famine does not exist" have raised…

August 11, 2011

By Robert FoxExecutive Director, Oxfam CanadaThe following op-ed originally appeared in producer.com on August 4, 2011 The United…

August 9, 2011

Canada’s leading humanitarian organizations and members of the HUMANITARIAN COALITION are working in East Africa and are…

August 3, 2011

A new interactive map published by Oxfam today shows how poor communities across the world are being…

August 3, 2011

Governments and donors must act with greater urgency in the face of a deteriorating crisis and rising…

August 2, 2011

Canada’s leading unions are giving generously to support the over 11 million people affected by the drought…

July 28, 2011

One year on from the worst flooding in its history, Pakistan is still not prepared for this…

July 26, 2011

Oxfam Canada applauds today’s announcement by International Cooperation Minister Bev Oda for $50 million to support the…

July 22, 2011

As of July 22nd, Oxfam is providing water to more than 20,000 refugees on the outskirts of…

July 22, 2011

"The Horn of Africa is suffering a devastating drought compounded by war, neglect and spiralling prices. Some…

July 21, 2011

For Immediate ReleaseThe UN announcing famine in parts of Somalia, the first in the region in the…

July 20, 2011

Ottawa – Oxfam is calling on international donors and regional governments to urgently step up their response…

July 19, 2011

New York: Diplomats at the United Nations' talks on the future Arms Trade Treaty have made serious…

July 17, 2011

So far there is only one piece of relative good news to cling to in the giant…

July 15, 2011

by Peter Goodspeed, National PostIt has become the "worst humanitarian disaster in the world," said the United…

July 15, 2011

East Africa is facing the worst food crisis of the last 60 years. Across Ethiopia, Somalia and…

July 14, 2011

From mega-emergencies, such as the earthquake in Haiti or the floods in Pakistan, to headline-grabbing humanitarian crises,…

July 8, 2011

 Ottawa, ON (July 6, 2011) – Canadian aid agencies, under the banner of the HUMANITARIAN COALITION, are…

July 6, 2011

Oxfam Canada today appealed for the public’s support to respond to a massive food crisis affecting more…

July 5, 2011

June 29, 2011 – OTTAWA, ON –Minimum standards for the protection, safety and dignity of people in…

June 29, 2011

The outcome of the G20 Agriculture Ministers meeting in Paris today on the sudden rise in global…

June 23, 2011

Oxfam Canada today called on Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz to show leadership at the G20 agriculture ministers’…

June 21, 2011

People around the world are changing what they eat because of the rising cost of food, according…

June 15, 2011

The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) today announced that cereal prices are 69 percent higher than…

June 7, 2011

“Increasing hunger is just the tip of the iceberg,” said Oxfam Canada Executive Director Robert Fox. “Corporations…

May 31, 2011

“Does global poverty need to be the top hash tag to keep the G8’s attention?” said Emma…

May 25, 2011

“The crisis is far from over,” said Oxfam’s Regional Humanitarian Coordinator, Philippe Conraud. “There is an urgent…

May 24, 2011

Thousands of people are reported to have fled an escalation of fighting in the disputed Abyei region…

May 24, 2011

The HUMANITARIAN COALITION brings together leading Canadian humanitarian organizations to efficiently and effectively raise money in times of…

May 19, 2011

 In their Deauville Accountability Report, the G8 has massaged the figures, claiming to have delivered almost US$49…

May 18, 2011

Coalition forces are not doing enough to prevent abuses by Afghan forces and have been too slow…

May 10, 2011

The situation in Ivory Coast and Liberia has descended into a huge humanitarian disaster which requires urgent…

April 13, 2011

“This crisis has been kept in the shadows for far too long. Only now is the world…

April 6, 2011

The figures, from the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), demonstrate the G8’s failure to fulfill…

April 6, 2011

Southeast Asian climate activists wearing winter jackets, rain gear and beach wear to portray climate chaos that…

April 4, 2011

“People have fled violence and are now living with families in Liberia in remote jungle areas along…

April 4, 2011

On the freeze on aid spending, Oxfam Policy Coordinator Mark Fried said: “We shouldn’t be solving our…

March 23, 2011

After a massive earthquake and tsunami in Japan, more than 500,000 people are in emergency shelter, almost…

March 17, 2011

Oxfam is appealing for public donations for two local partner organizations, one that is assisting women and their…

March 15, 2011

A massive relief operation is now underway  in Japan involving the government, the army and civil society.…

March 11, 2011

“The European Parliament set the world standard by pressing ahead on an EU-wide Robin Hood Tax," said…

March 10, 2011

A girl waits for aid to be distributed at a village in eastern Congo. In this war-ravaged…

March 8, 2011

"The FAO’s report on women and agriculture provides valuable hard data and analysis on the critical role…

March 7, 2011

The agency is gearing up its operations as the number of people escaping the West African country…

March 7, 2011

The Convention, which in its current form expires this year, holds major food aid donors – Canada,…

February 28, 2011

“We are delighted to see Colin’s talent and achievements being recognized and applauded by his peers in…

February 28, 2011

The Blueprint for UN Women outlines the role UN Women should play in the view of 100 civil…

February 24, 2011

The report High Stakes found that gains in girls’ education are slipping away as a result of…

February 24, 2011

“Finance ministers will define the G20’s development credentials this week. They could make or break Sarkozy’s pledges…

February 17, 2011

“Egypt’s revolution inspires us and reminds us of the incredible strength of the voice of ordinary people…

February 12, 2011

There is a bright spot in Canada’s eventual exit from the grinding stalemate of Afghanistan’s war. With…

February 10, 2011

"The number of women, men and children who are malnourished has reached alarming levels," said Robert Fox,…

February 8, 2011

“This announcement by the Food and Agriculture Organization should ring alarm bells in capitals around the world,"…

February 7, 2011

Canadians who have visited poor communities in developing countries are often struck by the easy availability of…

February 3, 2011

 “Oxfam is alarmed to learn that recently released figures show that Sindh is in the grip of…

January 26, 2011

Somalia is suffering its worst drought in years and failed rains are already devastating half a million…

January 25, 2011

International prices of wheat, corn and other food products have increased over the last six months, while food…

January 24, 2011

“These fresh floods could not have occurred at a worse time. The situation is alarming as people…

January 20, 2011

For many who made merry in the holiday season, January is a time to focus on a…

January 13, 2011

“This donation is a symbol of the generosity Canadians continue to demonstrate as Haitians struggle to rebuild…

January 12, 2011

Emergency aid has helped Haitians survive cholera, tropical storms and the aftermath of a devastating earthquake, but…

January 11, 2011

After decades of war, southern Sudan is being built up almost from scratch. More than half of…

January 10, 2011

On Jan. 12, 2010, a 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck near Port-au-Prince, killing an estimated 222,570 people and injuring…

January 10, 2011

PORT-AU-PRINCE – In a new report, international agency Oxfam called on the Haitian authorities, with support from the…

January 5, 2011

The agency is also calling on the international community for an increase in aid, warning that heavy rains…

December 21, 2010

  In a few weeks, eight players from the Canadian Football League player’s association will be joining…

December 20, 2010

The international community needs to act to prevent another Christmas massacre and the almost daily killing sprees…

December 15, 2010

This year, 10 million people were affected by the Sahel food crisis, with pastoral populations the most affected.…

December 15, 2010

"Haitians have shown incredible resilience and this is another chance for Canadians to show their support and…

December 14, 2010

The UN climate talks are off the life-support machine, following a last-minute agreement that gives the Kyoto…

December 11, 2010

The warning comes as key countries like the US and Japan refuse to move on key decisions…

December 10, 2010

This year, Oxfam Canada makes shopping Unwrapped even easier – gift cards are now available at Shopper’s…

December 8, 2010

"The last minute addition to the text to ensure that the new Climate Fund should represent women…

December 8, 2010

The international agency is calling for key decisions to set up a fair Climate Fund and give…

December 8, 2010

Cancun, Mexico – At a mid-way news conference to assess progress so far in the negotiations, Robinson…

December 6, 2010

The Fossil of the Day is voted on by more than 500 leading international organizations and awarded…

December 5, 2010

"This report shows that almost all countries are threatened by climate change, but that decisive action today…

December 3, 2010

Registration is available at www.oxfamtrailwalker.ca/  “I walked in Trailwalker last year,” said Oxfam Canada Executive Director Robert…

December 1, 2010

Harsh winter climates could lead to a steep increase in illnesses, including pneumonia and other respiratory diseases.…

November 29, 2010

“This year has seen massive suffering and loss due to extreme weather disasters – and this is…

November 29, 2010

Women & climate change When natural disasters strike, they hit poor communities first and worst. And since…

November 26, 2010

“We want to do whatever we can to help,” said Edmonton Eskimo offensive guard Kelly Bates. “As…

November 26, 2010

Christensen saw firsthand how desperately poor communities need financial aid in order to help them adapt to…

November 22, 2010

The WHO report shows: •    Millions of poor people miss out on health care altogether because they…

November 22, 2010

In a report entitled ‘Engaging with Communities: The Next Challenges for Peacekeepers,’ the aid group says that…

November 22, 2010

International military forces must take urgent steps to protect civilians caught up in the escalating conflict as…

November 19, 2010

Legislation that would have set reasonable targets for reducing Canada’s outsized greenhouse-gas pollution and required the government…

November 17, 2010

PORT-AU-PRINCE – “We are still coming across small villages where people are begging us to help stop…

November 16, 2010

With new reports showing billions in tax breaks going to the lucrative oil, coal and gas industries,…

November 12, 2010