On 19-21 June 2019 Oxfam in Russia in partnership with the Institute for Social Policy of the Higher School of Economics (HSE) and KB Strelka held a conference entitled “Urban inequalities vs. Urban inclusion: migration, identity and public space”. You can read more about the conference, view the recordings of the lectures and see photos from public events in this post.
Tamsin Smith interviews Damaris Ruiz, Yohanka Valdes, and Maritza Gallardo Lopez, from Oxfam’s Latin America & Caribbean (LAC) Regional Women’s Rights and Gender Justice group. They share five ways they are bringing feminist learning into the centre of our organization.
The World Water Day is celebrated on 22th March every year. Providing clean drinking water, sanitation and hygiene facilities to population affected by humanitarian crises, is the pinnacle of Oxfam's humanitarian work. Since 2015 we have provided clean water and sanitation to over 1 million people, including in hard-to-reach areas. We provide water by truck, repair water systems, deliver filters and jerry cans, we also build latrines and organise cleaning & awareness campaigns.
On the 29-30th October 2018, 78 representatives of NGOs, public and private schools, municipal and regional educational authorities and socially-oriented businesses convened in Moscow to share their experience in education and integration of migrant children. The meeting was part of a series of seminars, which are initiated by the Centre for Integration and Adaptation of migrant children “Kids are kids” and with financial and organisational support from Oxfam in Russia. This is the fourth seminar, and it culminated the joint project entitled “No borders integration”, conducted jointly by Mediaost Events und Kommunikation and Destination Est, with the financial support from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Germany.