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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 Céline Charveriat, Oxfam’s Director of Advocacy and Campaigns The devastating effects of Typhoon Haiyan, which has seen an estimated 10,000 killed and affected up to 9.7 million people, has brought climate change firmly back on the agenda. The shocking event has left many Europeans calling for quick, effective relief efforts, but, despite this, many… » 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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