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Novices and veterans take finish line at Oxfam Trailwalker

Published By   /  March 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, NGOs, Oxfam  /  Comments Off on Novices and veterans take finish line at Oxfam Trailwalker

MIL OSI – Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: Novices and veterans take finish line at Oxfam Trailwalker Fastest team The Young and the Breathless celebrate their achievement at the finish line. Photo credit: Artur Francisco First-time Trailwalker team The Young and the Breathless became the first to cross the finish line at the […]

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Oxfam Trailwalkers are go!

Published By   /  March 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, NGOs, Oxfam  /  Comments Off on Oxfam Trailwalkers are go!

MIL OSI – Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: Oxfam Trailwalkers are go! Photo: Artur Francisco / 2017 1800 shoes laced and 900 headlamps on, participants of this year’s Oxfam Trailwalker headed off into the hills of Whakatāne before sunrise this morning. Each team of four is walking either 50 kilometres or 100 […]

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Kiwis prepare to turn off their taps for 24 hours

Published By   /  March 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, NGOs, Oxfam  /  Comments Off on Kiwis prepare to turn off their taps for 24 hours

MIL OSI – Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: Kiwis prepare to turn off their taps for 24 hours Tonight at midnight, thousands of New Zealanders around the country will be taking on the challenge to go a whole day without turning on their taps – at home and at work – in […]

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Federal courts temporarily block Trump’s discriminatory travel ban

Published By   /  March 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, NGOs, Oxfam  /  Comments Off on Federal courts temporarily block Trump’s discriminatory travel ban

MIL OSI – Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: Federal courts temporarily block Trump’s discriminatory travel ban In a critical move to protect the world’s most vulnerable people, federal judges in Hawaii and Maryland issued a nationwide restraining order on President Trump’s newest travel ban. The ban, set to go into effect today, would have […]

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Yemen food crisis: an additional 3 million people now dangerously hungry

Published By   /  March 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, NGOs, Oxfam  /  Comments Off on Yemen food crisis: an additional 3 million people now dangerously hungry

MIL OSI – Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: Yemen food crisis: an additional 3 million people now dangerously hungry In response to the UN’s announcement that levels of hunger have increased by 20 percent in Yemen since June 2016, Oxfam demands a massive humanitarian response that must be faciliated by both the […]

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LuxLeaks whistleblowers verdict

Published By   /  March 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, NGOs, Oxfam  /  Comments Off on LuxLeaks whistleblowers verdict

MIL OSI – Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: LuxLeaks whistleblowers verdict Responding to the verdict in the retrial of the LuxLeaks Whistleblowers, Max Lawson, Oxfam’s Inequality Policy Lead said: “Whistleblowers who expose tax dodging should be praised – not punished. Antoine Deltour and Raphaël Halet acted in the public interest – exposing corporate […]

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No escape for Syrians seeking safety six years after first protests

Published By   /  March 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, NGOs, Oxfam  /  Comments Off on No escape for Syrians seeking safety six years after first protests

MIL OSI – Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: No escape for Syrians seeking safety six years after first protests Six years since the demonstrations that triggered the descent into a brutal civil war, millions of Syrians are bearing the brunt of increasingly restrictive policies around the world and inside Syria to stop […]

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Women of the world, unite!

Published By   /  March 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, NGOs, Oxfam  /  Comments Off on Women of the world, unite!

MIL OSI – Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: Women of the world, unite! By Agustina Paz Frontera (Ni Una Menos) and Winnie Byanyima (Executive Director of Oxfam International) Women and girls –  everyone – mark this Wednesday March 8 2017 in your diaries and on your calendars as an important moment in […]

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Oxfam condemns President Trump’s latest attempt to slam the door on vulnerable refugees

Published By   /  March 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, NGOs, Oxfam  /  Comments Off on Oxfam condemns President Trump’s latest attempt to slam the door on vulnerable refugees

MIL OSI – Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: Oxfam condemns President Trump’s latest attempt to slam the door on vulnerable refugees Boston – In response to President Trump’s second Executive Order on refugees, Raymond Offenheiser, Oxfam America’s President, made the following statement: “Oxfam condemns President Trump’s latest effort to slam the door […]

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Can you survive 24 hours without turning on the tap?

Published By   /  March 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, NGOs, Oxfam  /  Comments Off on Can you survive 24 hours without turning on the tap?

MIL OSI – Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: Can you survive 24 hours without turning on the tap? New Zealanders around the country are being challenged to go a whole day without turning on their taps – at home and at work – in a brand new project hoping to provide easy […]

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Oxfam award-winning film on women not authorized for screening in India

Published By   /  February 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, NGOs, Oxfam  /  Comments Off on Oxfam award-winning film on women not authorized for screening in India

MIL OSI – Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: Oxfam award-winning film on women not authorized for screening in India An Oxfam award-winning film challenging the deep-rooted patriarchy in India cannot be screened in the country. The Central Board of Film Certification has refused to certify ‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’, saying the movie […]

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Man-made famine in South Sudan reflects international failure

Published By   /  February 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, NGOs, Oxfam  /  Comments Off on Man-made famine in South Sudan reflects international failure

MIL OSI – Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: Man-made famine in South Sudan reflects international failure Emma Jane Drew, Humanitarian Programme Manager in South Sudan says:  “This is a man-made tragedy, and we are running out of time to avoid it getting worse.  In over 30 years working in the affected areas, […]

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Fears for 750,000 people trapped in western Mosul as battle draws near

Published By   /  February 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, NGOs, Oxfam  /  Comments Off on Fears for 750,000 people trapped in western Mosul as battle draws near

MIL OSI – Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: Fears for 750,000 people trapped in western Mosul as battle draws near An estimated 750,000 people are trapped in western Mosul without any safe means of escape from the latest military offensive that could start any day, Oxfam warned today. Humanitarian conditions in the west of the city are […]

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US Congress must act now to stop Trump’s Executive Order

Published By   /  February 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, NGOs, Oxfam  /  Comments Off on US Congress must act now to stop Trump’s Executive Order

MIL OSI – Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: US Congress must act now to stop Trump’s Executive Order Boston – Oxfam applauds today’s ruling by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to maintain the temporary suspension of the Executive Order banning refugees and travelers from seven Muslim countries. Today’s ruling underscores […]

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Oxfam joins lawsuit against executive order on refugees and immigrants

Published By   /  February 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, NGOs, Oxfam  /  Comments Off on Oxfam joins lawsuit against executive order on refugees and immigrants

MIL OSI – Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: Oxfam joins lawsuit against executive order on refugees and immigrants Oxfam announced today that it has joined the American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in a lawsuit against President Donald Trump’s Executive Order on refugees and immigration. The discriminatory […]

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Oxfam urges Prime Minister to condemn Trump order

Published By   /  January 31, 2017  /  24/7 News, NGOs, Oxfam  /  Comments Off on Oxfam urges Prime Minister to condemn Trump order

MIL OSI – Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: Oxfam urges Prime Minister to condemn Trump order Oxfam New Zealand is urging Prime Minister Bill English to publicly condemn the United States Administration’s recent Executive Order which will slash refugee resettlement and ban immigrants and refugees based on nationality and religion. Executive Director […]

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Syria peace talks must unlock humanitarian access

Published By   /  January 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, NGOs, Oxfam  /  Comments Off on Syria peace talks must unlock humanitarian access

MIL OSI – Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: Syria peace talks must unlock humanitarian access Photo: Sam Tarling/Oxfam Monday 23rd January 2017: statement by 97 Syrian and international NGOs on the Astana talks As peace talks commence today between the Syrian government and opposition groups in Astana, Kazakhstan, at least 700,000 people […]

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Just eight men own same wealth as half the world

Published By   /  January 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, NGOs, Oxfam  /  Comments Off on Just eight men own same wealth as half the world

MIL OSI – Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: Just eight men own same wealth as half the world Photo: Dewald Brand, Miran for Oxfam Eight men own the same wealth as the 3.6 billion people who make up the poorest half of humanity, according to a new report published by Oxfam today […]

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NZ’s two richest men own more wealth than poorest 30%

Published By   /  January 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, NGOs, Oxfam  /  Comments Off on NZ’s two richest men own more wealth than poorest 30%

MIL OSI – Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: NZ’s two richest men own more wealth than poorest 30% Two New Zealand men own more wealth than the poorest 30 per cent of the adult population, according to new research to be released today by Oxfam. The research also reveals that the richest […]

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Oxfam scales up flood response in Fiji

Published By   /  December 19, 2016  /  24/7 News, NGOs, Oxfam  /  Comments Off on Oxfam scales up flood response in Fiji

MIL OSI – Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement Headline: Oxfam scales up flood response in Fiji Oxfam has stepped in to assist with relief efforts in Koro, Ra and Tailevu today after flooding hit the already vulnerable regions on Friday. Oxfam in Fiji country director Jovesa Saladoka said an initial 300 hygiene packs […]

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