ACT News

Public Statement on peace and human rights along the Armenia-Azerbaijan border

Public Statement on peace and human rights along the Armenia-Azerbaijan border ACT Alliance welcomes the cessation of direct military action on the Armenian-Azerbaijan border last month. We urge the parties [...]

ACT Alliance EU launches toolkit: engagement with religious leaders and faith communities

ACT Alliance EU collaborated with Islamic Relief Worldwide, Caritas Europa and EU-CORD to address a significant gap in the COVID-19 response at EU level: engagement with religious leaders and faith [...]

Training community mobilizers on COVID-19 protection measures

ACT member Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe (DKH) has trained volunteers in the Hobyo district to inform community members about the dangers of the Coronavirus. Nasteha Nor Abdi is 27 years old and [...]

A Shift in Mindset: Faith-Based Solutions to Climate Action Obstacles

As part of the Committee of Religious NGOS at the UN (CRNGO), the ACT Alliance is engaged in another official side event at the U.N. High Level Political Forum in [...]

Side event of the Asia Pacific Faith-Based Coalition at the 2020 U.N. High Level Political Forum: It’s now or never

  Whether an activist, a representative of the UNHCR, or a scientist, all participants at the official side event co-organized by ACT at the U.N. High Level Political Forum in [...]

[Blog] Love in this pandemic

It is a sad reality that the COVID-19 Pandemic is ravaging our globe and the spread of the virus is serious and terrifying. It is on this note that I [...]

ACT launches COVID-19 sub-appeals

Following up on its 14 Rapid Response Fund (RRF) projects responding to COVID-19 around the world, ACT Alliance has launched the first 6 sub-appeals within its overall Global COVID-19 Appeal.  [...]

Annexation will undermine peace and justice

ACT Alliance joins with the World Council of Churches, Lutheran World Federation, and World Communion of Reformed Churches in issuing an ecumenical statement on the planned annexation of Occupied Palestinian [...]

Singing from the same song sheet? Multi-lateral and local civil society perspectives on 'peace' in the triple nexus

This blog post was written by Ruth Watson, Humanitarian Policy & Practice Officer at ACT Alliance EU ACT Alliance EU members provided a platform to dive into the timely question of how to translate [...]

Statement: Recommendations for a transformative Brussels IV Conference 2020

Statement Recommendations for a transformative Brussels IV Conference 2020: Towards supporting just peace through dialogue, cessation of violence and meaningful partnership with the local civil society The Brussels conference represents [...]
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Member News

Amity Foundation: Many ways of support by church-related partners in the COVID-response

Backed by a vast network of alliances, partners and friends, Amity enhances cross-sectoral cooperation among communities, social organizations, churches and church-related institutions, local government, enterprises and academia. After supporting the [...]

Bangladesh Forum: Focussing on strengths

Due to the COVID pandemic and the safety and security issues associated with it, the Bangladesh Forum’s traditional logistics systems fully collapsed. In an interview, Convenor Shakeb Nabi describes the [...]

FCA's COVID-19 response in Kenya

Grade 8 students participating in a class by radio in Kenya, supported by FCA. Photo: FCA On the 15th March 2020, His Excellency, Uhuru Kenyatta, president of Kenya, ordered the [...]

New report backing calls for Universal social protection

One of the most highly charged debates in social protection is how best to undertake targeting: while some social protection practitioners are passionate advocates of income testing (or poverty targeting), [...]

Cambodia: Effective information on COVID-19 on community level

In times of pandemics, well informed and organized communities are crucial for containing the disease. Therefore, ACT-member Life with Dignity (LWD) supports people focused on awareness raising in Cambodian communities [...]

Nepal: Assistance to pregnant and lactating women

ACT Alliance-members like Christian Aid concentrate on supporting the most vulnerable people affected in any emergency. Like the young mother Samjhana Thami in Nepal. Due to the various consequences of [...]

Webinar on the impact of counter-terror regulations and policies

ACT-member Community World Service Asia and Human Security Collective (HSC) are jointly hosting this webinar on FATF and COVID-19 on June 25th, 2020. National and international efforts to counter the [...]

United Church of Christ offers coronavirus resources

As news of the health threat posed by the coronavirus continues to unfold, the United Church of Christ and its Disaster Ministries are sharing new, original resources with guidance for [...]

United Church of Christ COVID-19 Daily Briefing separates pandemic fact from fiction

In its COVID-19 Daily Briefing, the United Church of Christ works to separate facts from falsehoods and fear, supplying valuable information for the duration of the pandemic crisis. This resource [...]

A Pakistani cook fights hunger and poverty in the COVID-19 crisis

    Fifty-two-year old Ayub Masih was working as a cook until this March when the coronavirus epidemic broke out in Pakistan. The meager subsistence he was bringing to the [...]
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