Oxfam International announces their withdrawl from Gereida, the largest camp for displaced persons in Darfur.
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The group of G8 countries meeting in Germany announced an agreement on climate change.
AFL legend and Aboriginal activist Michael Long has joined the Close the Gap campaign.
Official Opening of Oxfam Australia’s new National Office.
Media release announcing the Taste for Change dinner
Oxfam today set out a six point plan for the next President of the World Bank to prove he is the right person to rebuild the institution’s shattered credibility.
Climate change is arguably the gravest threat ever faced by humanity. Some say more of a threat to global peace and security than terrorism and diseases such as HIV/AIDS.
Rich countries such as Australia must dramatically increase funds spent on assisting poor countries to cope with the worst effects of climate change such as environmental and human disasters, warns a new report published today by Oxfam.
Close The Gap, the biggest campaign in Australia’s history to narrow the gap in life expectancy between the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population and other Australians, welcomes today’s announcement by Opposition Leader Kevin Rudd of additional funding for Aboriginal health services.
‘The rich are only tolerable so long as their gains can be held to bear some relation to roughly what they have contributed to society’, so Robert J. Samuleson of The Washington Post recently paraphrased English economist John Maynard Keynes.