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Impressions from Bangladesh

by Natalia Alonso, Head of Oxfam’s EUs office My first impression of Bangladesh was very similar to my experience many years ago when I first stepped foot in Delhi: being a foreigner raised curiosity but always got a gentle smile and respectful glance. The well-known reputation of Bangladeshi hospitality was topped when, that same night,… » read more

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By Isabel Martins, Oxfam’s EU Policy Advisor After two years of violent conflict, Mali is approaching a turning point. The European Union, who has worked alongside Mali throughout the turbulent period, is continuing to support the local authorities in stabilising the North of Mali, where tensions between and within communities have caused instability throughout the… » read more

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By Lies Craeynest, Oxfam’s EU climate change expert On Tuesday and Wednesday, EU Environment and Finance Ministers will discuss their common position for this year’s round of UN climate talks in Warsaw, Poland. Ahead of these important meetings, Oxfam coordinated the visit of a group of Bangladeshi UN climate negotiators to Brussels to meet both… » read more

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