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Kuala Bubon: Struggle

Kuala Bubon: Struggle

Dec 17, 2014

17 December 2014 - Tsunami+10 - A fishing community stands up for its right to go on living by the sea

Philippines after Ruby: "Please Help Us!"

Philippines after Ruby: "Please Help Us!"

Dec 17, 2014

17 December 2014 - Coming into the municipality of Dolores you read the words: “PLEASE HELP US”...

As Lima policy talks show low ambition global climate movement grows

As Lima policy talks show low ambition global climate movement grows

Dec 14, 2014

14 December 2014 -Lack of vision among countries and missed opportunities in the Lima climate talks have undermined the process towards a global agreement on climate change in 2015, international humanitarian and development organisation ACT Alliance has said.

ACT calls on parties at the UN climate talks to stop gambling with our future

ACT calls on parties at the UN climate talks to stop gambling with our future

Dec 13, 2014

ACT Alliance was out in full force on 12 December, the official final day of the COP20 in Lima, urging governments to stop gambling with the future of communities struggling with the impacts of climate change, and to come to an agreement that reflects the urgent need for change on the ground.

Do not gamble with our future, ACT Alliance says at UN climate conference

Do not gamble with our future, ACT Alliance says at UN climate conference

Dec 12, 2014

12 December 2014 - After two weeks of climate talks in Lima international humanitarian and development organisation ACT Alliance is urging governments to stop gambling with the future of communities struggling with the impacts of climate change and to come to an agreement that reflects the urgent need for change on the ground.

2nd ACT General Assembly (20-24 October 2014)

2nd ACT General Assembly (20-24 October 2014)

Dec 11, 2014

Following a successful 2nd General Assembly in October 2014, ACT Alliance has a new moderator, Sushant Agrawal from ACT member organisation CASA.

ACT Alliance marches for climate justice

ACT Alliance marches for climate justice

Dec 11, 2014

On 10 December, Human Rights Day, members of ACT Alliance joined 15 thousand people in Lima, Peru, to march for climate justice, while world leaders continued to negotiate a global climate agreement.

ACT's work in climate justice

ACT's work in climate justice

Dec 10, 2014

A short video in which ACT General Secretary John Nduna talks to the UN TV crew at the COP20 climate talks in Lima about ACT's work in climate justice

Ministers must turn hope into action, says ACT Alliance

Ministers must turn hope into action, says ACT Alliance

Dec 10, 2014

10 December 2014 - Ministers at the UN climate summit in Lima must work together to turn the first glimmers of hope in the negotiations into action, international humanitarian and development network ACT Alliance has said.

Again – climate negotiations ongoing, typhoon in the Philippines

Again – climate negotiations ongoing, typhoon in the Philippines

Dec 05, 2014

05 December 2014 - For the second year in a row during UN climate negotiations (COP20), a powerful typhoon will slam the Philippines. It seems likely that the new typhoon will strike to areas still recovering from last year’s typhoon.

International Day for Persons with Disabilities

International Day for Persons with Disabilities

Dec 03, 2014

We are sharing this excellent video on the inclusion of people with disabilities, from our member Diakonie in Austria

UN climate talks in Lima (COP20) get underway

UN climate talks in Lima (COP20) get underway

Dec 01, 2014

ACT Alliance is following the UN climate negotiations (COP20) in Lima, Peru. Follow the event with our daily briefings of the discussions

 The world hopes for good news on the climate from Lima says ACT Alliance

The world hopes for good news on the climate from Lima says ACT Alliance

Nov 28, 2014

28 November 2014 - Negotiations at the UN climate talks (COP20) in Lima, Peru in December must yield good news as the full impact of climate change becomes more evident in different parts of the world with science stating clearly that human action is the cause, said international humanitarian and development organisation ACT Alliance.

Post-typhoon housing in Ugiao, Jaro

Post-typhoon housing in Ugiao, Jaro

Nov 26, 2014

26 November 2014 - To help vulnerable families after typhoon Haiyan, ACT member Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe built 58 permanent shelters in Jaro, Leyte, one of the worst affected areas.

'A small paradise in the desert'

'A small paradise in the desert'

Nov 20, 2014

21 November 2014 - Faith Kagwiria talks about the ongoing situation in the Dadaab refugee camps, home to hundreds of thousands of mainly Somali refugees.