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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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Ireland’s six month EU presidency comes at a crucial moment for the Union, facing vital decisions on policies and a budget that will shape Europe and its role in the world in the next seven years and beyond. With various opportunities to be seized on the agenda, Ireland has a clear role in steering leadership… » 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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