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 […]

ACT Alliance Maintenance Audit Summary 2020

06 Oct 2020

1 – ACT Alliance Maintenance Audit Summary 2020-08-01_signed by ACT

ACT Alliance response to the Sulawesi earthquake and tsunami

28 Sep 2020

Philippines: the winners of the Youth Climate Art Contest

20 Jul 2020

Congratulations to the winners! Freehand – Poster making 1st prize: Harold Ilio, Roman Catholic 2nd prize: Wilfred Chavez, Roman Catholic 3rd prize: Shane Dumanhug, UCCP-CYF Digital Arts 1st prize: Kej Andres, SCMP 2nd prize: Sheny Lane Gapac, IEMELIF-PKKI 3rd prize: Christian Decena, Roman Catholic Song Making 1st prize: Ryan Base, ECP-SKEP 2nd prize: Rene II […]

News from the ACT Nepal Forum

14 Jul 2020

The Nepal Forum had regular update meetings where each Forum Member informed about their plans and achievements. During the COVID-crisis, all of the ACT Alliance-members in Nepal were very active in emergency response, particularly in immediate food support, awareness raising, WASH activities, providing health kits (masks, gloves, sanitizers, soap), psychosocial support and psychological first aid, […]

Japan Forum: Wealth disparity becomes explicit in Corona-crisis 

10 Jul 2020

Although we could barely manage to dodge lockdown in Japan, Japanese society has been significantly impacted by COVID-19 particularly, in terms of a national economy as well as any country.  This Corona-crisis has made wealth disparity explicit.  For instance, we now know who can work from home and who can’t.  Apart from medical service workers […]

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