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ACT Talk: Moving mountains

ACT Talk: Moving mountains

Nov 01, 2013

2 November 2013 - 'Moving mountains: the church and its active citizens', Anne-Marie Helland, General Secretary of NCA

ACT Talk: Clearing mines for peace and development

ACT Talk: Clearing mines for peace and development

Nov 01, 2013

1 November 2012 - Clearing mines for peace and development Henrik Stubkjær, General Secretary of DCA, and ACT Alliance board member

Quitting tobacco in Brazil

Quitting tobacco in Brazil

Nov 01, 2013

1 November 2013- Weaning farmers off tobacco-dependent agriculture is nearly as hard as weaning smokers off cigarettes. WHO presents work by an ACT partner as a model.

ACT Talk:  'Buen vivir' the concept of good living

ACT Talk: 'Buen vivir' the concept of good living

Nov 01, 2013

1 November 2013 - is the dominant view of development just an extension of colonialism? ACT talk by Beat Dietschy of Bread for All.

ACT Talk: ACT response to the Syrian crisis

ACT Talk: ACT response to the Syrian crisis

Oct 31, 2013

31 October 2013 - a clear picture of the conflict in Syria and ACT's response to it. A talk by Rudelmar de Faria, LWF.

ACT talk: Gunilla Hallonsten

ACT talk: Gunilla Hallonsten

Oct 30, 2013

30 October 2013 - 'Giving the floor to the voice of a child - children's right to development' an ACT talk by Gunilla Hallonsten.

Cyclone Phailin: a million left homeless

Cyclone Phailin: a million left homeless

Oct 29, 2013

A million people have been made homeless by cyclone Phailin.

Cambodia: ACT's coordinated response to floods

Cambodia: ACT's coordinated response to floods

Oct 25, 2013

25 October 2013 - Typhoons have caused severe flooding in Cambodia. The Mekong and other major rivers have overflowed, ACT is appealing for $1m.

UN day: unfulfilled promises

UN day: unfulfilled promises

Oct 24, 2013

24 October 2013 - United Nations has played a crucial role in human rights and fundamental freedoms, but some key aims are unfulfilled

ACT Alliance achieves HAP certification

ACT Alliance achieves HAP certification

Oct 23, 2013

23 October 2013- ACT is the first alliance secretariat to comply with the 2010 Standard in Accountability and Quality Management by the Humanitarian Accountability Partnership (HAP) International

'The largest cyclone you never heard of'

'The largest cyclone you never heard of'

Oct 21, 2013

21 October 2013 - low death count means low media coverage, but damage, suffering and need is massive.

Money, health and food in Niger

Money, health and food in Niger

Oct 21, 2013

21 October 2012 - a series of two-minute videos from ACT Member World Renew, compare income, health and nutrition in North America and Niger.

Circus training in Za'atari refugee camp

Circus training in Za'atari refugee camp

Oct 18, 2013

18 October 2013 - In Zaatari refugee camp Topi Hurtig and a team of circus trainers teach juggling, acrobatics and clownery to young Syrian refugees.

Deal with ‘everyday disasters’ to eradicate poverty

Deal with ‘everyday disasters’ to eradicate poverty

Oct 17, 2013

17 October 2013 - “Routine and everyday disasters are causing extensive harm to poor people, but they go unnoticed” says ACT General Secretary John Nduna.

The Gaping Gap of Adaptation in Africa

The Gaping Gap of Adaptation in Africa

Oct 17, 2013

17 October 2013 - Africa is a ‘vulnerability hot spot’ for the impacts of climate change – with adaptation challenges growing substantially even if emissions are reduced drastically.