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Save Tuvalu, Save the World: The Climate Crisis and the Pacific

Pacific Island countries have long recognised the climate crisis as the greatest threat to their futures. Drawing on the region’s strengths, values and a united Pacific voice, Pacific Island countries have sought to lead by example – making bold national commitments, playing a major role in international negotiations, and holding their bigger neighbours – Australia […]

How to Talk About Climate Change: A Toolkit for Encouraging Collective Action

This toolkit discusses effective communication strategies that inspire hope, build connections, develop understandings and encourage collective action. For those working on achieving meaningful action about climate change, locally and internationally, effective communications can create hope, improve people’s understanding of the causes and solutions, open doors to collaboration between people, business and politicians, and motivate people […]

Oxfam’s 5-Point Plan to Build a Fairer Global Tax System

Endless corporate tax scandals? When multinational corporations and the super-rich use tax havens to avoid paying their fair share, it is ordinary people, and especially the poorest, who pay the price. The Mauritius Leaks show that tax havens continue not only to exist but to prosper, despite government promises to rein in tax dodging. This […]

Public Good or Private Wealth?

Our economy is broken, with hundreds of millions of people living in extreme poverty while huge rewards go to those at the very top. Universal health, education and other public services reduce the gap between rich and poor, and between genders. Fairer taxation of the wealthiest can help pay for them. Read our report ‘Public […]

The Commitment to Reducing Inequality Index 2018

In 2015, the leaders of 193 governments promised to reduce inequality under Goal 10 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Without reducing inequality, meeting SDG 1 to eliminate poverty will be impossible. In 2017, Development Finance International (DFI) and Oxfam produced the first index to measure the commitment of governments to reduce the gap between […]

Prescription for Poverty

New Oxfam research shows that four pharmaceutical corporations—Abbott, Johnson & Johnson, Merck & Co. (also known as MSD), and Pfizer—systematically stash their profits in overseas tax havens. They appear to deprive developing countries of more than NZ$150 million every year—money that is urgently needed to meet the health needs of people in these countries—while vastly […]