ACT Alliance joins religious and Faith-Based Organisation leaders committing to end extreme poverty by 2030
Apr 08, 2015
9 April 2015 - ACT Alliance has joined over 30 leaders from major world religions and heads of global faith-based organisations to today launch a clarion call to action to end extreme poverty by 2030, a goal shared by the World Bank Group.
Mar 31, 2015
Life through a rural lens: new exhibition by Christian Aid showcases photos by Ghanaian farmers.
Mar 18, 2015
18 March 2015 - The Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction just ended in Japan, with the adoption of the Sendai Framework for Action on Disaster Risk Reduction. The framework has been approved after long negotiations characterised by lack of political will to come up with a strong document that is ambitious enough.
Mar 17, 2015
17 March 2015 - FBOs disappointed by exclusion from WCDRR text, yet still committed to DRR.
Mar 06, 2015
06 March 2015 - LWF and ACT Alliance tell the 28th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva that enough attention is paid to the impact climate change has on human rights
Feb 17, 2015
17 February 2015 - The 2015 ACT Alliance Climate Change Best Practice Award goes to Mennonite Social Action Committee (CASM) in Honduras, for its programme to reduce environmental and social vulnerability as drought led to corn and bean crop failures of 40-60% in areas.
Feb 10, 2015
10 February 2015 - Governments negotiating the climate agreement that will be adopted in December are meeting in Geneva this week to discuss its elements, and the start of the session has so far demonstrated good faith among the 195 countries, ACT Alliance has said.
Feb 09, 2015
09 February 2015 - This week government delegations from all over the world gather in Geneva, Switzerland. There is time for a new session of UN climate talks, and the agenda is packed.
Feb 09, 2015
Tell the World's Leaders: "Climate change affects everyone but especially the most poor and vulnerable people. We call on you to cut carbon emissions drastically, and to help the world’s poorest to cope with the impacts of climate change while developing in a sustainable way."
27 January 2015 - ACT member Finn Church Aid has signed an official agreement with the Eritrean National Commission for Higher Education in Asmara, Eritrea, to help revitalise teacher education in the country
Jan 20, 2015
20 January 2015 - The UN Secretary General’s ambitious Synthesis Report on the post-2015 sustainable development agenda affirms all 17 goals in the outcome document of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development.
Jan 15, 2015
15 January 2015 - International humanitarian and development network ACT Alliance has called on people of all faiths to unite for freedom of expression as globally the world witnesses increasing onslaughts on media freedom by extremists, political parties, and some governments.
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.
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.
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.