Press release

The world’s 2,153 billionaires have more wealth than the 4.6 billion people who make up 60 percent of the planet’s population, reveals a new report from Oxfam today ahead of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland.
On October 4, 2019, Oxfam in Laos celebrated the official launch of the Mekong River Water Governance (MRWGP) project, a collaboration between Oxfam and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) – in partnership with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, the Gender...
A new project to improve good governance at the Lao People’s Provincial Assembly Monday, July 8, 2019 Vientiane, Lao PDR - Oxfam and the National Assembly (NA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to implement the Partnership for Citizen Engagement (PACE) project in six provinces (...
Billionaire fortunes increased by 12 percent last year – or $2.5 billion a day - while the 3.8 billion people who make up the poorest half of humanity saw their wealth decline by 11 percent, reveals a new report from Oxfam today. The report is being launched as political and business leaders gather...
On 9-12 August, 2018 Oxfam in Laos organized a distribution of hygiene kits at Pindong and Tamoryot evacuation centers to those who had been affected by the dam collapse in Sanamxay. It included 320 kits. Each kit consisted of detergent, shampoo, soap, toothbrush, toothpaste, towels, clothes brush...