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Stagnating aid leaves ‘millions’ of poor at risk

Stagnating aid leaves ‘millions’ of poor at risk

| April 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

A new report says that the leadership of a handful of countries is “masking the failure” of the majority of European governments to deliver on their overseas aid promises. That is the main conclusion of a report by leading charity Oxfam. The Oxfam report comes in response to the publication of new figures for overseas […]

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EU governments’ fixation with private sector could compromise commitment to people in poverty

EU governments’ fixation with private sector could compromise commitment to people in poverty

| December 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Opinion by Oxfam Today (12 December) EU development ministers agreed to boost the role of the private sector in development cooperation. Leading international NGOs ActionAid, Eurodad and Oxfam recognise the important role businesses can play in reducing poverty, but argue that placing the private sector at the centre of EU development policy shows ministers have […]

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