2018 ACT Alliance General Assembly
October 28 - November 1
Uppsala, Sweden
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Wefood: An innovative contribution to food-waste reduction

While 800 million people around the world suffer from hunger, Danish households dispose of over 700 000 tonnes of food every year. In response, ACT member DanChurchAid (DCA) launched Wefood, Denmark’s first chain of shops selling surplus foods in February, 2016.
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Fighting for Gender Justice

ACT member Diakonia works to achieve gender equality through challenging unequal, patriarchal structures and attitudes. This work encompasses all people, irrespective of sexual orientation or gender identity.
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“Where Is Melissa?” moves from stage to screen

There are many victims of human trafficking, but ACT member World Association for Christian Communication (WACC) is inspiring hope for change.“Where is Melissa?” is a musical stage drama set in Jamaica, produced and directed by Kevin “Nana Moses” Calvert.
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Lerma, Colombia – from nightmare to peace

Today, there is a dusty road that passes through the little town of Lerma, Colombia. Every now and then, a horse or a few cars might pass by. People move slowly in the heat of the day. Lerma looks like a quiet town, but its history was the opposite.
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REJADH, les jeunes s’engagent !

Le Réseau des Enfants et Jeunes Africains pour les Droits Humains (REJADH) est un réseau de jeunes femmes et jeunes hommes de 13 à 30 ans issus de plusieurs pays caractérisés par des situations de conflit ou post-conflit : la République Démocratique du Congo, le Burundi, la Somalie, le Sud Soudan et le Mali.
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Supporting those who had to flee

Because of war and having to flee their home, many refugee children have spent years without education. For many of them, learning centres aided by ACT member Finn Church Aid are the only chance to get to study.
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