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Ahead of the next meeting of European Finance Ministers (ECOFIN) on the 6th of October, Oxfam is publishing a report which reveals how the Double Tax Agreement between Uganda and the Netherland is denying Uganda a fair share of future oil revenues to the benefit of French oil major TOTAL and China...
Background, rationale and purpose of the evaluation The situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is one of the world’s most complex, challenging and forgotten crises. With 4.5 million internally displaced people (IDPs), according to OCHA, and some 770,000 Congolese refugees across...
As part of celebrating African Women’s Day, Oxfam in Uganda, Uganda Women’s Network (UWONET), the WE-Care Pan-African programme and the Enough campaign team collaborated on a social media campaign to celebrate the diversity of African women. We also warned that hunger linked to COVID-19 could kill...
Oxfam conducted a country wide survey to collate WEE data and best practices to provide a reference for learning, replication, and leveraging WEE in Uganda, and other parts of the world. This publication is one of the products showcasing the actors, their achievements, and the lessons our community...
Horn, East and Central Africa’s debt payments compound the hunger crisis for millions In a new briefing published today, Oxfam warns that hunger linked to COVID-19 could kill as many as 12,000 people a day by the end of the year, potentially claiming more lives each day than the disease itself. ‘...
Background Oxfam started its work in Uganda in the 1960's, mainly to reduce poverty and inequality, enable people's voices to be heard and respected, and to respond to emergencies to save human lives. We work with governments, communities, civil society, non -governmental organizations and private...
People seeking safety are trapped at borders across Eastern Africa due to COVID-19 measures A coalition of international, national, and refugee-led organizations in the Horn, East and Central Africa (HECA) have today called on governments in the region to reopen borders for asylum seekers. The...
Introduction This call for Expression of Interest relates to a new advocacy and social accountability funding mechanism of the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) called Education Out Loud (EOL) https://www.educationoutloud.org . EOL is the largest fund in the world dedicated to supporting...
Oxfam in Uganda is working with civil society organizations to amplify the voices and needs of Ugandan citizens in terms of the country’s fiscal system, which determines taxation and public spending. In its Finance for Development programme, Oxfam is promoting fiscal justice to tackle inequality in...
In April 2020, Oxfam launched a call to cancel all the debt payments in 2020 so that developing countries like Uganda can maintain and increase social protection and health spending in response to COVID-19. In this newsletter, we bring you highlights of how we influenced G20 Finance Ministers,...

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