- February 15, 2007
Attacks on civilians in eastern Chad must not be allowed to reach levels seen in Darfur, said international aid agency, Oxfam, today as the UN Security Council prepares to decide whether to send a peacekeeping force to the country.
- February 5, 2007
At events across Canada this week, in honour of International Development Week, Oxfam Canada will highlight its extensive work to secure women's rights overseas.
- February 1, 2007
Aid agencies today warned the enormous humanitarian response in Darfur will soon be paralysed unless African and global leaders at the AU Summit take urgent action to end rising violence against civilians and aid workers.
- January 26, 2007
International aid agency Oxfam urged UN member states not to abandon the Democratic Republic of Congo in the wake of the recent successful elections. The UN peacekeeping mission includes Canadian forces and will end February 15, unless the mandate is renewed.
- January 12, 2007
Oxfam partner organizations in Somalia report that nomadic herdsmen have been hit in recent bombing raids. According to the reports from local organizations in Afmadow district, bombs hit vital water sources as well as people and their animals.
- January 26, 2007
New offers from the world's biggest trading powers may not be the breakthroughs they are presented as, warned Oxfam today ahead of the World Trade Organization meeting on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos.
- December 1, 2006
Canadian non-governmental organizations working for universal access to HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment globally welcomed the federal government's AIDS pledge made public today, but said it fails to break new ground.
- December 15, 2006
- December 12, 2006
Pharmaceutical companies are now embroiled in three high-profile disputes over patents that could have a devastating effect on poor people's access to affordable medicines, says international agency Oxfam.