The ACT Bangladesh Forum

23 Apr 2021

LWF Training on Mainstreaming community based psychosocial support, January 2020 Questions to Shakeb Nabi, Forum Convenor, ICCO Cooperation Country Director How often do you meet within the forum? The ACT forum in Bangladesh is a robust and dynamic forum with very diverse sets of members. We have a combination of both the national and international […]

Climate-Resilient, Sustainable, and Low-Emission Livelihoods

09 Mar 2021

ACT Alliance is proud to launch it’s newest publication Climate-Resilient, Sustainable, and Low-Emission Livelihoods. In a period of climate emergency, a more efficient means to secure survival and sustainable development is to find co-beneficial means to address climate-related issues with efficiency. Efficiency is needed because of the deep concern of the impact of the fast-evolving […]

Newsletter Asia Pacific: Philippines

01 Feb 2021

Philippines The NCCP-ACT Alliance Emergency Team in December 2020 reached 4,546 families affected by super-typhoon Goni and Vamco residing in Albay, Camarines Sur, and Rizal. They received food packs and hygiene/sanitation kits through the support of ACT Alliance members, individual and group donors. Early recovery response is ongoing, targeting communities for cash assistance, repair of […]

Symposium 2021 Participant Documents

22 Jan 2021

7th Annual Symposium on the Role of Religion and Faith-based Organizations in International Affairs    Videos from the event: Full Symposium: History of the Symposium and 2021 Theme clip: Sponsoring agencies video: Documents for Participants: Concept Note Program Speaker Bios UN Reference Documents: Generation Equality home page Prioritizing prevention and strengthening response: women and the […]

Symposium 2021 Media Package

15 Jan 2021

7th Annual Symposium on the Role of Religion and Faith-based Organizations in International Affairs    Media material: Concept Note Program Speaker bios Media contacts: ACT Alliance: Simon Chambers  World Council of Churches: Marcelo Schneider  Islamic Relief: David Hawa General Board of Church and Society – The United Methodist Church: Kurt Adams URI: Isabelle […]

ACT Resilience Award 2020 / Multi stakeholders’ dialogues

19 Oct 2020

ACT Resilience Award 2020 Every year the ACT Resilience Award wants to prompt members to showcase their best-practices and promote cross-region learning on innovative resilience, disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate change adaptation (CCA) projects. This year the ACT Resilience Award is linked to the Global Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction (GPDRR) (location to be […]

Policy updates October 2020

19 Oct 2020

ACT Communications Policy The Communications Policy in general emphasizes that the ACT Secretariat relies on its members and forums to be sources and mediums of information sharing in communities. The update focuses on bringing the policy into line with the Global Strategy, with additional policies passed since it was last updated, including Child Safeguarding, Social Media, and others, […]

Q&A webinars organised by Community World Service Asia July until September 2020

19 Oct 2020

Of the 129 specialists following the webinar “Understanding and Handling Misinformation in the COVID-19 context”, 81 were from Asia, most of them joining in order to learn good practices around handling misinformation. The 213 practitioners joining “New Approaches to Monitor Remote Programming during COVID-19” were asked how their monitoring needs changed as a result of […]

ACT Japan Forum’s response on heavy rainfalls in the south

17 Oct 2020

While typhoons, storms, and heavy flooding have hit Japan very hard in recent years, another record-breaking heavy rain hit the prefectures of Kumamoto and Kagoshima in the southern Kyushu early July 2020 in the middle of the East Asian rainy season. It was officially named as “Heavy rain of July Reiwa 2” by the Japan […]

Shrinking spaces for civil society: a man-made disaster

16 Oct 2020

As the rise of populist governments worldwide led to a questioning of the value of human rights as well as mechanisms and institutions to protect them, ACT Alliance a few months ago built up a global Project Task Group on Shrinking Spaces. Its objective is to oversee the development of a sub-strategy to address the […]

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