Collection 269 - Oxfam International

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Oxfam International


  • 1995 - present (Accumulation)

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Oxfam International holds mainly the administrative archives and international policy documents. Independent member NGOs in Australia, Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Great Britain, Hong Kong, Ireland, India, Italy, Japan, Mexico, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Quebec, Spain and the United States each hold their own archives.

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Oxfam International was formed in 1995 by a group of independent non-governmental organisations. The name 'Oxfam' comes from Oxford Committee for Famine Relief, founded in Britain in 1942. Oxfam International member NGOs aimed to work together for greater impact on the international stage to reduce poverty and injustice. They organised their own anti-apartheid campaigns, and also participated in campaigns organised by AAMs.

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Oxfam International was formed in 1995 by a group of independent non-governmental organisations. Its predecessor was the Oxford Committee for Famine Relief, which was founded in Britain in 1942.


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+44 1865 339 100
+44 1865 339 101
Oxfam International Secretariat
Second Floor
228-240 Banbury Road
Oxford OX2 7BY
United Kingdom
Oxfam International Secretariat
Suite 20
266 Banbury Road
United Kingdom

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