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Jun 06, 2013
ACT Alliance's General Secretary, John Nduna, responds to the shifts in the goals of global development recommended by the High-Level Panel of Eminent Persons on the Post-2015 Development Agenda.
Jun 05, 2013
World Environment Day, June 5th: one of the drivers of poverty and hunger in the world today is climate change.
May 31, 2013
ACT member World Renew links short-term humanitarian interventions with longer-term development to ensure that the injection of resources impacts on long term goals in Niger.
May 28, 2013
ACT Alliance General Secretary: land reform agreements are a major breakthrough in the peace process in Colombia.
May 24, 2013
As this year’s Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction conference comes to an end, ACT Alliance and its members resolve to work even harder to build the resilience of communities towards disasters and the impacts of climate change.
May 22, 2013
The ACT Alliance Climate Change Award for 2013 was given May 21st to RDRS Bangladesh for best practice in its project, alleviating poverty through disaster risk reduction, which has been implemented in North West part of Bangladesh.
May 03, 2013
A new global climate change agreement must ensure that fairness towards poor countries with the least responsibility for carbon emissions is central to future negotiations.
May 02, 2013
Colombia's recent progress in promoting human rights is promising, but the country still has a long way to go in meeting its obligations in this area.
Apr 24, 2013
Members from eight Asian countries met last week in Nepal to share their experiences and develop strategies on how to better influence governments to address climate change.
Apr 22, 2013
It is time to rethink development, to open our eyes to the adverse effects of our high-consumption lifestyles and values. We have to transform our economy. We have to switch to a low-carbon and resource-efficient development model that closes the gap between rich and poor.
Apr 20, 2013
Humanitarian organisations assess damage from the powerful April 20 earthquake and prepare to bring relief supplies to the region.
Apr 19, 2013
The democratic uprisings across the Middle East have produced huge economic ripples in the region, forcing many Egyptians working abroad to return to their home communities, which are in desperate need of revitalisation.
Apr 10, 2013
A US-hosted meeting to discuss climate finance only included wealthy western governments – while no single developing country was invited to participate in the talks that were ostensibly meant to support them.
Apr 04, 2013
Read stories reported from the field that describe the impacts of ongoing support to flood-affected Pakistani communities since 2010.
Apr 04, 2013
Richard MacCormac, head of humanitarian mine action for DanChurchAid, talks about the dangerous and multi-faceted nature of landmine clearance.