- November 30, 2007
Today, on World Aids Day, Oxfam Global Ambassador Annie Lennox is launching SING, a new charity single calling on women to 'sing out' around the issues of HIV and AIDS.
- December 5, 2007
In an open letter to Environment Minister John Baird released today, leading humanitarian, development and environmental organizations called on Canada's government to change its policies on global warming to do its fair share in preventing dangerous climate change. The call came as critical UN climate negotiations opened in Bali, Indonesia.
- December 12, 2007
As Ministers of Environment from 189 countries gather in Bali, Oxfam called on the Harper government to do more to help tens of millions of people in the developing world who are reeling from the impact of climate change.
- January 20, 2008
Oxfam calls on the Government of Israel and on Palestinian armed groups to immediately cease violence directed against civilians. The escalation of Israeli military action and Palestinian rocket attacks is having devastating consequences for ordinary people.
- January 21, 2008
Only 37 of the 122 water supply pumps have fuel and most will run out of fuel within hours.
- November 19, 2007
Oxfam Canada has launched a Bangladesh Cyclone appeal, calling on the Canadian public to donate generously for the cyclone stricken area.
- November 29, 2007
The key to fighting HIV/AIDS globally is to ensure people's rights to health care, education, water and sanitation are respected and protected. Canada can play its part by increasing and improving its aid spending ...
- November 24, 2007
The pharmaceutical industry is denying medicines to millions of poor people and undermining its own future because companies are refusing to change the way they do business in developing country markets, according to a report by international agency Oxfam.
- November 16, 2007
Cyclone Sidr battered the coastal areas of Bangladesh during the night of 15 November, causing extensive damage and tidal surges of up to 20 feet.
- November 25, 2007
Weather-related disasters have quadrupled over the last two decades, from an average of 120 a year in the early 1980s to as many as 500 today, says international agency Oxfam in a new report today. The increase in these extreme climatic events is in line with climate models developed by the international scientific community.