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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Colombia: with some of the 3 million displaced

Colombia: with some of the 3 million displaced

Dec 04, 2010

ACT member LWF works with some of the more than three million people who have been forcibly displaced, helping them grow food to survive

Cancun: Complicated discussions about shipping and aviation

Cancun: Complicated discussions about shipping and aviation

Dec 03, 2010

COP 16, Cancun 2010 - ACT's climate change advisor Mattias Mattias Söderberg blogs the latest breaking news from Cancun. December 3

Cancun: Japan pulls the brake

Cancun: Japan pulls the brake

Dec 02, 2010

COP16, Cancun 2010 - ACT's climate change advisor Mattias Söderberg blogs the latest breaking news from Cancun.

Cancun: Climate refugees brought on to the agenda

Cancun: Climate refugees brought on to the agenda

Dec 01, 2010

December 1. ACT's climate change advisor Mattias Mattias Söderberg blogs the latest breaking news from Cancun.

Cancun: Christmas gifts for everyone

Cancun: Christmas gifts for everyone

Nov 30, 2010

COP16, Cancun 2010 - ACT's climate change advisor Mattias Mattias Söderberg blogs the latest breaking news from Cancun.

Cancun: ACT demands breakthrough in climate change deal

Cancun: ACT demands breakthrough in climate change deal

Nov 29, 2010

Heads of state must lay the groundwork for a legally binding climate agreement in Cancun this week.

Cancun: New reports bring even stronger arguments for action at COP16

Cancun: New reports bring even stronger arguments for action at COP16

Nov 29, 2010

New reports presented in the run-up to COP16 say the climate situation is serious. A fair, ambitious and legally binding climate change agreement is needed now.

ACT Alliance Assembly, Arusha

ACT Alliance Assembly, Arusha

Oct 21, 2010

The first assembly of the ACT Alliance has concluded in Arusha, Tanzania

Images from ACT Tanzania forum

Images from ACT Tanzania forum

Oct 21, 2010

Some images of the work of the Tanzania ACT forum. The forum is hosting the ACT Assembly in Arusha

Armenia: Becoming better prepared for emergencies

Armenia: Becoming better prepared for emergencies

Oct 13, 2010

ACT Alliance recently led talks in Armenia to help commuities be better prepared for disasters.

How to do development, a breakthrough

How to do development, a breakthrough

Oct 05, 2010

ACT heralds a new breakthrough agreement on how to be effective in development work.

MDG Summit: An action plan for the inert

MDG Summit: An action plan for the inert

Sep 23, 2010

Global aid network ACT Alliance accuses leaders of cheating world’s poor.

MDGs: Falling short on many fronts

MDGs: Falling short on many fronts

Sep 22, 2010

What's missing from the Millennium Development Goals is as concerning as the areas the goals are falling flat, says ACT.

ACT now: 10 days left to apply for capacity dev funds

ACT now: 10 days left to apply for capacity dev funds

Sep 17, 2010

ACT urges members to take advantage of a unique grant opportunity.

Brazil: recycling and rights

Brazil: recycling and rights

Aug 24, 2010

Head of ACT praises a recycling project run by homeless people in Sao Paolo that champions rights education as a route out of poverty

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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