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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

Balkans still recovering one year after catastrophic floods

Balkans still recovering one year after catastrophic floods

May 28, 2015

28 May 2015 - It's been a difficult year since record rainfall drenched the Balkans last spring, unleashing the worst flooding in more than 100 years and leaving a trail of destruction across Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina. More than 70 people lost their lives, while hundreds of thousands of survivors had to evacuate as family homes and farms, roads, and utilities were damaged or destroyed.

Climate Change Project wins the heart of Uganda media and the church

Climate Change Project wins the heart of Uganda media and the church

May 27, 2015

13 May 2015 was the beginning of the ACT Uganda Forum’s effort on climate change to strengthen local climate change advocacy and make local voices heard.

ACT's work in Nepal - one month after the devastating earthquake

ACT's work in Nepal - one month after the devastating earthquake

May 26, 2015

ACT still on the ground helping survivors of the Nepal earthquakes

ACT still on the ground helping survivors of the Nepal earthquakes

May 19, 2015

ACT responds as Nepal hit by 2nd earthquake in two weeks

ACT responds as Nepal hit by 2nd earthquake in two weeks

May 12, 2015

12 May 2015 - ACT Alliance members are continuing relief efforts as a second major earthquake struck eastern Nepal today, two and half weeks after more than 8,000 died in a first devastating quake.

Official launch of ACT Alliance EU

Official launch of ACT Alliance EU

May 06, 2015

On 5 May 2015, ACT Alliance EU celebrated 25 years of advocacy to the European Union as well as its integration to the global alliance as the new ACT Alliance advocacy to the European Union (ACT Alliance EU)

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