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

Indigenous Women in the Paraguayan Chaco unite to defend their rights

Indigenous Women in the Paraguayan Chaco unite to defend their rights

Oct 15, 2014

15 October, 2014 - ACT member Church World Service works closely with the Chaco women, helping them find their voice and stand up to injustice

Pakistan’s emergencies require action before problems grow

Pakistan’s emergencies require action before problems grow

Oct 13, 2014

13 October, 2014 - Without more help for the survivors of floods and landslides in Pakistan, greater problems could emerge

Gaza donor conference: financial and political support required

Gaza donor conference: financial and political support required

Oct 10, 2014

PRESS RELEASE - 10 October, 2014 - The rebuild of Gaza needs not just the pledges of countries attending this weekend's funding conference but a push for political reform too

Home again, after 20 years living on the side of the road

Home again, after 20 years living on the side of the road

Oct 08, 2014

8 October, 2014 - After 20 years forced to live in a roadside camp, an indigenous community in Paraguay wins back its ancestral land. It came with the support of ACT Alliance member, Church World Service.

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.

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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