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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 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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by Lies Craeynest, Oxfam’s EU climate change expert European funding to help poor countries adapt to a changing climate is dropping remarkably at a time when it needs to be scaled up in line with UN commitments and people are dealing with increasing impacts of extreme weather events. As part of an assessment that shows… » read more

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