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

Faith leaders come together to discuss climate change

Faith leaders come together to discuss climate change

Sep 25, 2014

25 September 2014 - From 21-22 September faith leaders from around the world joined together in New York to speak with one another and to speak out about climate change.

The mockery of climate change negotiations

The mockery of climate change negotiations

Sep 24, 2014

There is only one reason that is good enough to justify the existence of climate change negotiations and diplomacy – the fact that the negotiation table is open for all government.

Political leaders fail to deliver at climate summit despite massive global mobilisation

Political leaders fail to deliver at climate summit despite massive global mobilisation

Sep 23, 2014

23 September 2014 - Pledges made this morning at the climate summit do not add up to the necessary phase out of fossil energy by mid century despite the moving words of the most affected nations.

The one thing faith leaders can do to save the climate

The one thing faith leaders can do to save the climate

Sep 23, 2014

The power that religious leaders wield is often underestimated. Think about it: most of them have hundred, even thousands of people who voluntarily come to listen to them at least once a week in places of worship.

Largest Climate March in History Sets Stage for UN Climate Summit

Largest Climate March in History Sets Stage for UN Climate Summit

Sep 22, 2014

21 September 2014 - Yesterday, two days before world leaders were due to convene for the Climate Summit 2014 at the UN’s headquarters, ACT Alliance took part in the largest climate march in history – and one of the largest social movements of the last decade – with 310,000 people marching through the streets of New York City, calling for climate action.

Ki-moon climate summit holds the key to Paris agreement

Ki-moon climate summit holds the key to Paris agreement

Sep 17, 2014

Will a meaningful agreement come out of Paris, one that is capable of tackling climate change head-on? Are governments ready and willing to let go of their national interests (read: massively influential private sectors and corporations) for the interest of people and the planet?

From the field: Pakistan flood survivors on the response

From the field: Pakistan flood survivors on the response

Sep 16, 2014

16 September, 2014 - Four survivors of the floods that have ruined large areas of Azad Kashmir, Punjab and Sindh talk about the moment the floods arrived

Taking health care to Pakistan flood survivors

Taking health care to Pakistan flood survivors

Sep 16, 2014

16 September 2014 - ACT member CWS-PA is sending doctors to flood survivors in the wake of disastrous floods and landslides in Pakistan

Drought causing food crisis in Central America

Drought causing food crisis in Central America

Sep 16, 2014

16 September, 2014 - ACT marks International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer with a report from Guatemala and Nicaragua of the ensuing food crisis brought about by drought

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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