Oxfam International

In Brief

1995, Oxford UK; to overcome poverty/injustice; in >90 countries

Description

(1995, Oxford UK; www.oxfam.org).

Mission: “to overcome poverty and injustice,” by focusing on a multi-dimensional approach to development, emergencies, campaigning, advocacy and policy research. 17 member organizations working in 94 countries with local partner organizations focused on “people in poverty striving to experience their human rights, assert their dignity as full citizens, and take control of their lives. Publishes Humanitarian Policy Notes, an Annual Report, 4th Strategic Plan 2013-2019, and about 40-50 reports per year on such topics as small-scale agriculture, refugees, violence against women, low-carbon development, etc. Executive Director: Winnie Byanyima.

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