What We Do

What We Do

ACT Alliance is supported by 25,000 staff and mobilises about $1.5 billion for its work each year in three targeted areas: humanitarian aiddevelopment; and advocacy. Click on the images below to read the latest news about the work we do in each of these three areas.

Latest news

Finance for Development conference misses opportunity to tackle structural injustice

Finance for Development conference misses opportunity to tackle structural injustice

Jul 17, 2015

17 July 2015 - Further advocacy on the post-2015 negotiations and Paris Climate Change agreement is urgently needed to redouble pressure following the disappointing outcome of the UN Financing for development deal discussed in Ethiopia this week, ACT Alliance has said.

 International Conference on Financing for Development concludes

International Conference on Financing for Development concludes

Jul 17, 2015

17 July 2015 - As the third international conference on Financing for Development (FfD) that took place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 13-16 July concluded, high level politicians deliberated to reach consensus on a range of financial measures that set the path for post-2015 development agenda.

Syrian refugee surge in Serbia seeking asylum

Syrian refugee surge in Serbia seeking asylum

Jul 13, 2015

13 July 2015 - One thousand miles separate Syria and Serbia, but the desperation to flee their war-torn country is driving thousands of refugees from Syria, as well as some from Afghanistan and other countries to make the long and dangerous journey. Their trek is a combination of boats, buses, trains, and walking. Many land in Greece first.

Join the ACT NOW for Climate Justice campaign!

Join the ACT NOW for Climate Justice campaign!

Jul 01, 2015

World Refugee Day 2015

World Refugee Day 2015

Jun 20, 2015

Listen to Pope’s wisdom, save the planet

Listen to Pope’s wisdom, save the planet

Jun 18, 2015

18 June 2015 - ACT Alliance welcomes the message of Pope Francis, and echoes his concern for creation, and his warning that our current way of living is not sustainable.

Archbishop of Cape Town calls for higher commitment and common ground at the climate talks

Archbishop of Cape Town calls for higher commitment and common ground at the climate talks

Jun 09, 2015

9 June 2015 - Today at the UN climate talks in Bonn, Germany, Archbishop Thabo Makgoba of Cape Town called on the governments of the world to cut carbon emissions drastically to help the world’s poorest people cope with the impact of climate change and to develop in a sustainable way.

In the midst of rising temperatures ACT Alliance calls for climate action

In the midst of rising temperatures ACT Alliance calls for climate action

May 30, 2015

30 May 2015 - Governments meeting in Bonn, Germany, for the next two weeks to search for a sustainable solution to the global problem of climate change, will do so against the backdrop of the latest devastating climate phenomenon with India experiencing unprecedented heat waves that have killed more than 1000 people already.

Nepal - needs are still great

Nepal - needs are still great

May 29, 2015

Issues

Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR)

Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR)

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ACT in action as Syria crisis continues

ACT in action as Syria crisis continues

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Post-2015 development agenda

Post-2015 development agenda

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 Food security

Food security

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Human rights and protection

Human rights and protection

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Climate change

Climate change

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Psychosocial support

Psychosocial support

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Development effectiveness

Development effectiveness

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Capacity Development

Capacity Development

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Quality and Accountability

Quality and Accountability

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