Marc-Olivier Herman

European Union Economic Justice Policy Lead for Oxfam

Marc-Olivier Herman is the European Union Economic Justice Policy Lead for Oxfam. He leads the advocacy towards the European Union of the Oxfam confederation on Economic Justice issues. Marc-Olivier Herman holds an LL.M. from Georgetown University Law Center in Washington DC and law degrees from the universities of Leuven and Louvain-la-Neuve. Before coming to Oxfam, he has worked as a researcher and an advocate in the field of human rights, development and the environment for Amnesty International, the European Network for Central Africa (EurAC), Belgian development organizations (11.11.11 and Broederlijk Delen) and Greenpeace. Marc-Olivier Herman is also associate researcher at the University of Antwerp's Institute of Development Policy & Management.

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4 November 2011
Almost twelve million people are in desperate need of food in the Horn of Africa. The severe drought has undoubtedly led to the huge scale of this disaster, but this is not, at its root, an issue of weather. This drought has only come on top of a deeper crisis of poverty, conflict and...