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The latest news and media releases from Oxfam Aotearoa



European countries water down landmark EU law to clean up business

Today, European justice ministers agreed on a proposal for a law to make companies accountable for the damage they cause …
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Eunice Wotene announced as Executive Director for Oxfam in the Pacific

The Trust Board for Oxfam in the Pacific is pleased to appoint Eunice Wotene as Executive Director, Trust Board Chair …
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Global humanitarian needs highest on record

In reaction to today’s UN 2023 Global Humanitarian Outlook report, revealing that 339 million people are in urgent need of …
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Oxfam supports partners and local government in responding to Cianjur Earthquake in Indonesia

Oxfam is supporting the Humanitarian Knowledge Hub (JMK) in responding to the earthquake which hit Cianjur and Sukabumi in Indonesia …
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Reaction: Lawyers for Climate Action v Climate Change Commission verdict

The NZ Climate Action Network, a network of individual organisations that work together to tackle climate change, react to the …
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Women and girls “expendable” in misguided slash-and-burn policies of economic recovery

Oxfam: Austerity measures and their gendered harms are a form of gender-based violenceGovernments around the world are putting women and …
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Just a quarter of Pfizer’s COVID-19 treatment orders will go to developing countries

Some nations could be paying ten times the price of Paxlovid’s generic equivalent, as WHO chief calls for treatment access …
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Loss and damage fund at COP27 a monumental win, if properly funded

Responding to the final communiqué of the COP27 climate talks in Sharm El-Sheikh, Gabriela Bucher, Oxfam International’s Executive Director, said:”The …