Oxfam's EU Advocacy office in Brussels

Over 70 organisations have urged the Danish EU Presidency to speed up negotiations on a financial transaction tax (FTT) in a letter sent ahead of tomorrow’s EU Finance Ministers meeting, where an EU FTT will be up for discussion. Signatories want to see EU finance ministers take concrete steps towards a decision on the FTT… » read more

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For the EU, piracy is the most visible symptom of instability in Somalia. But for over two million Somali people who are in need of urgent humanitarian aid, instability means a daily struggle to provide food, water and safety to their families. As it stands, 2.4 million people remain in need of urgent aid while… » read more

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Denmark has an excellent track record of commitment and expertise when it comes to helping the world’s poorest. Onlookers have good reason to hope that Denmark will make sure that the EU remains ambitious in its development and humanitarian goals and keeps its promise to place poverty eradication at the heart of EU external action.… » read more

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