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Looking ahead to 2014

By Natalia Alonso, Head of Oxfam’s EU Office As major changes sweep over European leadership, 2014 will certainly prove a landmark year in Europe’s standing in the world. This institutional reshuffle offers an opportunity to change gears and tackle global challenges straight on. At Oxfam, we want to see Europe leading the fight against inequality… » read more

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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 Natalia Alonso, Head of Oxfam’s EU Office Oxfam’s Penny Lawrence asked us to picture Isutu, a mother of five in Mali with elderly relatives at home and a husband in search of work. She has survived famine and fears she may soon be forced from her land by conflict, yet also struggles to feed… » read more

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