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Forum Good Practice: Philippines

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 The interested WCC members in the country are being assisted in its application to become a member of ACT whenever possible. Active engagement in regional and global initiatives, with a clear division of […]

Leave no one behind- with a gender focus

16 Mar 2018

“A young, rural girl will most likely be caring for her siblings by the time she is four or five,” said Lopa Banerjee of UN Women. “She will be helping to get firewood and water.  She will end up in an early marriage, have children while she is young, with complications to the births.  She […]

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 […]

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