2018 ACT Alliance General Assembly
October 28 - November 1
Uppsala, Sweden

A Joint Day on Ecumenical Diakonia

ACT Alliance and the World Council of Churches (WCC) hosted their Joint Day on November 1st, the final day of the ACT Assembly and the first day of the WCC Executive Committee (ExCom) meeting. The day aimed to explore what it means to be faith- and rights-based. It provided a space for listening, discussions and reflections on ecumenical diakonia and sustainable development.
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“Gender justice: one of the reasons why I wanted to become Moderator.”

Birgitte QvistSørensen, General Secretary of ACT member DanChurchAid, was elected ACT Alliance Moderator at the third General Assembly held in Uppsala, Sweden. QvistSørensen spoke to the significance of achieving gender...

La reducción del espacio para la sociedad civil

La reducción del espacio para la sociedad civil no es un problema aislado de ciertas regiones, sino un problema global. Una sociedad civil fuerte, libre y organizada es necesaria para...

Danish theologian elected moderator of ACT Alliance

Delegates of the 3rd General Assembly of ACT Alliance gathered in Uppsala, Sweden, have elected governing board member Birgitte Qvist-Sørensen, secretary-general of Dan Church Aid, as leader of the highest body...

ACT Assembly Elects New Governance Members

Delegates of the 3rd General Assembly of ACT Alliance gathered in Uppsala, Sweden, have elected the new Governing Board Members, Officers, and Membership and Nominations Committee of the Alliance. The...

Sin jóvenes no hay democracia

“Las Organizaciones basadas en la Fe tienen que reconocer a la juventud, si no se quedarán atrás y la juventud seguirá marchando hacia adelante”, afirmó la Vice Secretaria General de...

PASSING THE LEADERSHIP BATON – a message from Dr Sushant Agrawal

It is a matter of hours before delegates of the third ACT Alliance General Assembly will elect a new moderator to lead ACT’s Governing Board. Coming to a near completion...

Practical information

Each ACT member may send one voting and, if they wish, one non-voting delegate to the ACT Assembly. Information on registration will be posted in February, 2018, at which time the registration process will be open.
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There are four main governance items for decision making at the General Assembly in Uppsala: Nominations and elections process, Global Strategy Revision, Engagement model for ACT membership and Revision of ACT Statutes.
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As part of our commitment to the climate, ACT is working to keep the General Assembly as paper-free as possible. Documents that will be discussed at the assembly will be posted here for delegates to download and read.
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