The United Nations have unpacked the bunting and draped the decorations around Durban, South Africa, for the next round of climate negotiations, COP17. Leaders, policy experts, delegates, caravanites, photo exhibitions, puppets, the world’s media and all manner of colorful characters have arrived to get their teeth into securing progress in the fight against climate change. […]
Tag: Robin Hood Tax
It’s amazing how developments unfold little by little at the G20 Summit. Here, it’s all about details. Oxfam’s Victoria Marzilli reports on progress in France.
Our friends at the Robin Hood Tax campaign provide us with a wrap-up of the G20 meeting in France.
Prime Minister Gillard is about to embark across the ocean to France for the G20 summit meeting, where Oxfam Australia hopes Australia will support a Robin Hood Tax, reports Sarah Norton.
Take a look at the leaked report by Bill Gates to the G20, which got a good deal of media coverage because of its positive noises about the Financial Transactions Tax. Actually, the rest of the report is at least as interesting. Firstly, it’s not actually the final report, but a 7 page ‘technical note’ […]
Oxfam were very kindly invited by one of our newest Rockingham Group member, Minister Gary Gray, to a meeting with Minister Simon Crean on climate change and the carbon tax.
A financial transaction tax is popular with European citizens, but the dividends must go towards fighting climate change and poverty – argues Richard Gower of Oxfam GB
Our intern Thet Win Aung describes his first experiences with Oxfam, in which we dress him up in a Robin Hood costume and convince him to jump into the Swan River.
Campaigners in Perth, Fremantle, Nedlands and Burswood took to the streets this week to mark the Robin Hood tax Global Day of Action by donning local statues with Robin Hood hats.
A Robin Hood Tax is a tiny financial transaction tax that could raise billions of dollars to fight climate change and poverty. This June 22, join us for a global day of action and show your support for Robin Hood!