Oxfam International to relocate HQ abroad

Oxfam International to relocate HQ abroad

23 Apr 2014 | Kirsty Weakley
Tags: Property

Oxfam’s international secretariat has made the decision in principle to move its headquarters from Oxford to either Bangkok or Nairobi as part of a wider objective to devolve power from the northern to the southern hemisphere.


Oxfam International to relocate HQ abroad

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