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by Hilary Jeune Public services like health and education are one of the strongest weapons in the fight against inequality. They benefit everyone in society, but the poorest most of all. This is being recognised by the European Commission in its proposal for a new framework for EU development policy, which puts an emphasis on… » read more

  Posted by Oxfam's EU Advocacy office in Brussels

By Hilary Jeune, EU Policy Advisor on Development Finance at the Oxfam EU Office Poffertjes and poverty are on the table for EU development ministers in Amsterdam tonight, as they get together for the first time this year. Over dinner, they will discuss the European Union’s future relations with African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries.… » read more

  Posted by Oxfam's EU Advocacy office in Brussels

By Sandra Dworack, Policy Advisor for Education at Oxfam Germany What has the potential to lift over 170 million people out of poverty by empowering people to claim their rights and hold their governments to account? What could cut the amount of people who contract HIV/AIDS in the next decade by seven million? What could… » read more

Europa droht ein Double-Dip

Enttäuschende Zahlen aus                                       Frankreich und Deutschland verunsichern Vancouver, 26. Februar 2010 Für Naschkatzen hat der Begriff Double Dip eine wesentlich positivere Bedeutung als für die Ökonomen. Bei Brausepulver, Schokolade, Gebäck und süßen Drinks ist das zweimalige Eintauchen gemeint, der doppelte Genuss der zarten Versuchung. Frei nach dem Motto, eine Sünde kann auch zwei Mal süß sein. Bei den… » read more

  A Study on the Complainant Satisfaction of the Institution of the European Ombudsman in the period 2006 – 2008, with a Case Study on the Ombudsman’s Irrational Reasoning     Edited by Holger J. Scheidel-Apostolov, MBA     The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil, but because of… » read more

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