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By Natalia Alonso, Head of Oxfam’s EU Advocacy Office Winnie Byanyima, the new Executive Director of Oxfam International, travelled to Brussels last week to introduce herself to colleagues from Oxfam and other NGOs working in Belgium and vis-à-vis the institutions of the European Union, to get a taste of their important work, and to discuss… » read more

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by Leïla Bodeux, Policy Advisor in Essential Services at Oxfam-in-Belgium As the mid-April deadline to conclude negotiations for the EU-India free trade agreement approaches, members of the European Parliament and civil society groups from across Europe mobilised in Brussels today to demand that the European Commission withdraw provisions that will harm people’s access to medicines… » read more

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By Natalia Alonso, Tony Long and Jorgo Riss The EU’s financial-transaction tax could unlock financing to be used to limit and cope with climate change. A year of record breaking extreme weather has served as a timely reminder of the need to invest now to prevent catastrophic climate change. Recent reports by the World Bank,… » read more

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