Development

Development

ACT Alliance supports long-term development in the poorest areas of the world. The core values of its approach to development include: ensuring everyone takes part in development; strengthening communities; giving equal voice to men and women; respecting cultural and spiritual differences; emphasising human rights; and protecting the environment.

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ACT celebrates HAP certification

ACT celebrates HAP certification

Feb 21, 2014

20 February, 2014 - The ACT Alliance secretariat receives formal recognition of HAP certification

The Space for Civil Society

The Space for Civil Society

Dec 20, 2013

20 December 2013 - video on the protection and use of space for civil society.

Mandela inspiration lives on

Mandela inspiration lives on

Dec 06, 2013

6 December 2013 -Nelson Mandela’s legacy of optimism and hope in the face of injustice will inspire generations of anti-poverty activists, ACT Alliance General Secretary John Nduna says.

Climate change talks must see concrete decisions and firm action says ACT Alliance

Climate change talks must see concrete decisions and firm action says ACT Alliance

Nov 09, 2013

9 November 2013 - Low levels of commitment and political ambition seen by governments to date on the issue of climate change must improve if we are prevent irreversible climate catastrophe, global humanitarian network ACT Alliance has said.

ACT Talk: Poverty and exclusion in the emerging economy of India

ACT Talk: Poverty and exclusion in the emerging economy of India

Nov 07, 2013

7 November 2013 - Sushant Agrawal, Director of CASA and ACT Alliance board member, talks about Poverty and exclusion in the emerging economy of India

ACT Talk: Shrinking political space for civil society action

ACT Talk: Shrinking political space for civil society action

Nov 07, 2013

7 November 2013 - Julia Duchrow, ACT Alliance community of practice for rights in development talks about Shrinking political space for civil society action at the ACT Alliance stand at WCC Assembly in Busan, Korea

ACT Talk: The role of WCC and ACT in the work of Bread for the World

ACT Talk: The role of WCC and ACT in the work of Bread for the World

Nov 07, 2013

7 November 2013 - Tobias Traut talks about the role of WCC and ACT in the work of Bread for the World at the ACT Alliance stand at the WCC Assembly in Busan, Korea

ACT Talk: A conversation about climate change

ACT Talk: A conversation about climate change

Nov 06, 2013

7 November 2013 - A conversation about climate change with Rev. Dr. Jochen Motte, Sophia Wirsching and Isaiah Kipyegon Toroitich

ACT Talk: Migrant workers, not slaves

ACT Talk: Migrant workers, not slaves

Nov 05, 2013

5 November 2013- Jørgen Thomsen and Christian Wolff, DCA talks about protection of migrant workers

ACT talk: Integrating and embracing my Dalit identity

ACT talk: Integrating and embracing my Dalit identity

Nov 04, 2013

4 November 2013 - Raj Bharath Patta, General Secretary of SCM, India talks about integrating and embracing his Dalit identity for justice and peace

ACT Talk: Microfinance for poverty eradication

ACT Talk: Microfinance for poverty eradication

Nov 04, 2013

4 November 2013 - Pat Gleeson, MD of ECLOF International speaks about microfinance for poverty eradication

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.

Issues

Post-2015 development agenda

Post-2015 development agenda

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Climate change

Climate change

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Development effectiveness

Development effectiveness

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Human rights and protection

Human rights and protection

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Capacity Development

Capacity Development

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Quality and Accountability

Quality and Accountability

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 Food security

Food security

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