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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Profile: Peter Chinoko - activist for freedom in Malawi

Profile: Peter Chinoko - activist for freedom in Malawi

Nov 26, 2011

In a recent speech in Copenhagen, Chinoko highlighted fundamental barriers to democracy in Malawi

Caravan of climate justice reaches Tanzania

Caravan of climate justice reaches Tanzania

Nov 10, 2011

Tanzania’s vice president welcomes climate campaigners on a long journey down Africa

Climate justice: sign the petition now!

Climate justice: sign the petition now!

Nov 07, 2011

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu urges you to join the 'Time for Climate Justice' campaign

African human rights activist wins award

African human rights activist wins award

Nov 03, 2011

Nominations, Martin Ennals Award 2012

Climate action: what ACT is doing

Climate action: what ACT is doing

Oct 07, 2011

ACT Alliance outlines its climate change advocacy priorities: adaptation; climate finance and low-carbon emissions

Holding out hope for a fair climate deal in Panama

Holding out hope for a fair climate deal in Panama

Oct 07, 2011

ACT delegates are pulling out all the stops to bring about agreement at the last official talks before Durban

Haiti: State of the art education

Haiti: State of the art education

Oct 06, 2011

High tech solutions mean safety for these students during an earthquake or hurricane

Al Jazeera photographs Dadaab

Al Jazeera photographs Dadaab

Sep 22, 2011

Al Jazeera photographer Azad Essa goes in search of the other side of famine in Dadaab

Pakistan: ACT pledges greater solidarity with Pakistan

Pakistan: ACT pledges greater solidarity with Pakistan

Sep 21, 2011

The visit by ACT general secretary to high-level Asian delegations reinforces ACT's standing in the region

Communication is aid

Communication is aid

Sep 01, 2011

A new video by Infoasaid, a collaboration of Internews and the BBC World Service Trust, deftly makes the case for the importance of information in natural and man-made disasters.

Uganda acts on drought resistance

Uganda acts on drought resistance

Aug 15, 2011

The reasons for hunger in Somalia, Kenya, Ethiopia and Djibouti are far more complex than two years of drought. In Uganda, ACT Alliance members shows things can be done differently.

ACT to launch school lunch programme in Haiti

ACT to launch school lunch programme in Haiti

Jul 19, 2011

Free meals help families while encouraging children to come to school

Gagging orders: little by little governments stifle activists’ voices

Gagging orders: little by little governments stifle activists’ voices

Jul 08, 2011

ACT issues new report

Loans create hope in Niger

Loans create hope in Niger

May 30, 2011

Niger is one of the poorest countries in the world and droughts repeatedly lead to famines

Time to bridge the gap between emergencies and development

Time to bridge the gap between emergencies and development

May 27, 2011

Time to bridge the gap between emergencies and development: ACT champions disaster risk reduction strategy

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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