ACT News

Forum Good Practice: Palestine

16 Mar 2018

Related to building trust and ACT governance, including strategic collaboration as part of the wider ecumenical movement and learning with other forums Through the prayer vigil, the APF members have helped to build awareness about the issues plaguing Palestinian society in Gaza and the West Bank. By identifying key humanitarian issues and focusing on one […]

Forum Good Practice: Nepal

16 Mar 2018

Related to humanitarian, development and advocacy work of ACT Alliance The ACT Nepal Forum has been a testimony to the strength of the collective. Starting from the immediate aftermath of the devastating Nepal earthquake, the forum galvanized into a firm platform of coordination, commitment and collective sharing geared towards providing high quality relief, psychosocial support […]

Forum Good Practice: Zimbabwe

15 Mar 2018

  Structure and leadership The ACT Zimbabwe Forum has grown exponentially and now has 4 active local members excluding one on suspension and seven international members. The Forum encourages Guests in a bid to encourage them to become full members. To promote joint learning growth and programming, the ACT Zimbabwe Forum has 3 Communities of […]

Forum Good Practice: Philippines

14 Mar 2018

Related to humanitarian, development and advocacy work of ACT Alliance Typhoon Haiyan, which was a Level 3 emergency which brought ACT members to respond in the country in November 2013. The ACT Secretariat, Lutheran World Federation, and other ACT members outside the country came in to assist during the relief and recovery phase. An ACT […]

Forum Good Practice: South Sudan

14 Mar 2018

Related to building trust and ACT governance, including strategic collaboration as part of the wider ecumenical movement and learning with other forums ACT South Sudan Forum (ASSF) is a shared platform comprising ACT voting members and Guests who are engaged with operations in the country. The Forum was established in January 2010 as part of […]

Forum Good Practice: Philippines

14 Mar 2018

Structure and leadership The ACT Philippines Forum is a platform for ACT Alliance member organisations that support development, advocacy and humanitarian activities in the Philippines.  The Forum was formally established on July 31, 2013 (although regular coordination meetings had been taking place amongst members since 2009).  It brings together organisations that are committed to the […]

Forum Good Practice: Malawi

14 Mar 2018

Related to humanitarian, development and advocacy work of ACT Alliance ACT Malawi Forum was formed in 2002 to jointly respond to emergencies and other social ills prevailing in Malawi. The main objective of ACT Malawi Forum is to increase efficiency, effectiveness, and the impact of ecumenical humanitarian response and community development work in upholding the […]

Forum Good Practice: Philippines

14 Mar 2018

Membership responsibilities In the context of the Philippines, there are two types of membership in the Forum, FULL and ASSOCIATE, those ACT members based in the country and those who have regular programs through local partners but do not have an office in-country, respectively. This is clearly stipulated in the latest version of the Memorandum […]

Advocating for Gender Equality at CSW62

13 Mar 2018

With a delegation of our members from around the world, ACT Alliance is present at the sixty-second session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW62) that is taking place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 12 – 23 March 2018. The 2018 priority theme is, “Challenges and opportunities in achieving […]

ACT Alliance study on the ‘Protection of Space for Civil Society and Human Rights Defenders – The Case of Israel and Palestine’

Cover page of case study
12 Mar 2018

“The freedom of assembly and association is a fundamental right enshrined in international law.  It is our moral responsibility to stand with those working in difficult contexts. Standing with human rights defenders who are working in restricting situations is standing with humanity”. – Rudelmar Bueno de Faria, General Secretary of ACT Alliance Around the world, civil […]

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