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  Aid builds hospitals, pays doctors’ salaries and buys textbooks and medical equipment. It isn’t charity; it’s a tiny but crucial investment to build a better, safer world. New figures from the OECD, released today, show that aid from EU-15 has fallen for the second year in a row, with a €10 billion shortfall on… » read more

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  Oxfam has long been concerned that increasing production of biofuels pushes up food prices, encourages land grabs and in many cases increases rather than reduces dangerous greenhouse gas emissions. Within the GROW campaign, we are fighting to end policies promoting biofuels and threatening food security and the climate. This issue was in the spotlight… » read more

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In a ‘Letter to Europe’ published in the Financial Times, Oxfam and other NGOs of the Publish What You Pay coalition are calling key EU decision makers to resist pressure from the oil industry and champion transparency in oil, gas, mining and logging industries. The institutions of the European Union (EU)– the European Commission, the… » read more

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