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  Aid builds hospitals, pays doctors’ salaries and buys textbooks and medical equipment. It isn’t charity; it’s a tiny but crucial investment to build a better, safer world. New figures from the OECD, released today, show that aid from EU-15 has fallen for the second year in a row, with a €10 billion shortfall on… » read more

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In a ‘Letter to Europe’ published in the Financial Times, Oxfam and other NGOs of the Publish What You Pay coalition are calling key EU decision makers to resist pressure from the oil industry and champion transparency in oil, gas, mining and logging industries. The institutions of the European Union (EU)– the European Commission, the… » read more

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  This week, Members of the European Parliament have a real opportunity to tackle food speculation. High and volatile food prices are driving millions into poverty in low income food import dependant countries. European families are feeling the bite too. On October 26th, when they vote on the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID), Members… » read more

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