Advocacy

a community health worker for Oganizasyon Sante Popilè (OSAPO), speaks to residents of Montrouis, Haiti, about steps they can take to prevent the spread of cholera, which appeared on the quake-ravaged Caribbean island nation in late 2010. OSAPO's work is supported by Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe and the Lutheran World Federation, both members of the ACT Alliance.....


Through advocacy ACT Alliance seeks to influence decision makers, policies, structures, systems to bring about a just, peaceful and sustainable world. ACT leverages the knowledge, experience and member relationships, and the power communities, to advocate for just laws, policies and practices at all levels.



Refugees in Mogadishu.

ACT works on promoting and speaking out for human dignity and rights in national, regional and international arenas. The alliance prioritises activities that advance equality and inclusiveness, particularly for women and girls, so that all people can realise their full potential and enjoy their rights protected by international law, customs and norms. At international level, […]

"More the 50 members of ACT Alliance joined civil society to take part in a Climate Justice march in Lima Peru as the UN COP20 talks continued in another part of the city.âÂÂ

ACT seeks sustainability in our actions so as to protect God´s creation for future generations. ACT sees environmental destruction and climate change as key contributors to poverty. Continuous pressure on our shared resources deprives the poorest and the most vulnerable of sustainable and dignified livelihoods. The current climate crisis and climate injustices clearly show that […]

A deported migrant weeps as she tells her story in San Salvador. During an attempt to reach the US as a migrant she was kidnapped. Migrants are prey to criminal gangs across Mexico that extort money from migrants, abuse and kill them and sell them into prostitution or slavery. Deportations from the US and Mexico to Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador are at a crisis level, where government provision to deal with the wave of repatriations is inadequate. In San Salvador, hundreds of children are repatriated daily.

The main purpose of the ACT Alliance advocacy office to the EU (ACT Alliance EU) is to promote justice and peace and the eradication of poverty by influencing European Union decision-making processes as they affect developing countries . ACT Alliance EU  pursues rights-based development from a faith-based perspective. ACT Alliance EU works in the following […]