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By Hilary Jeune, Oxfam’s EU policy adviser The money for development aid and humanitarian assistance under the new 2014-2020 EU budget falls short of what is needed to help the EU respond to today’s pressing global challenges including runaway climate change, food insecurity, resource constraints and growing inequality between rich and poor. With one in… » read more

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By Hilary Jeune, Oxfam’s EU Policy Advisor Today Oxfam published a new report warning that health insurance schemes – being promoted by some donor agencies including the EU and governments in developing countries – are excluding the poorest and most vulnerable people. This timely report comes as the European Union -a major donor- is debating… » read more

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by Hilary Jeune, Oxfam’s EU Policy Advisor Tomorrow, when the world’s governments meet at a special session of the UN to take stock of progress towards the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and negotiate a blueprint for global development, my message to them will be that only by confronting inequality head-on will poverty be overcome. The… » read more

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