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By Hilary Jeune, EU Policy Advisor on Development Finance at the Oxfam EU Office Just six months after world leaders pledged to eradicate extreme poverty by 2030, rich countries are risking to jeopardize this landmark promise. When our governments are gathering today for crucial meetings in Paris and Brussels, the effectiveness of development aid is… » read more

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By Natalia Alonso, Oxfam’s EU Head of Office The latest figures from the OECD seem promising but hide an uncomfortable truth. Donors have collectively increased their development aid spending, but most of Europe’s wealthiest governments still fail to meet promises designed to alleviate global poverty and slash economic inequality. Overall, the EU-19 contribution to overseas… » read more

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By Natalia Alonso, Oxfam’s EU Head of Office and Javier Pereira, Action Aid’s Europe Advocacy Coordinator The EU must seize an important opportunity this week to strengthen its ties with its neighbours to the south. At the centre of the Fourth EU-African summit in Brussels is the idea of cooperation, finding common ground on concerns… » read more

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