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CSW65 a pause, rather than progress, on our Road to Gender Equality

On 26th March, the 65th UN Commission on the Status of Women concluded with the adoption by UN Member States of the Agreed Conclusions. During a global pandemic, the Commission [...]

It’s time to put our money where our mouth is

This week the UK government will host the “Climate and Development Ministerial,” a global meeting to address some of the most difficult, and at the same time most important, matters [...]

Christian Aid Nepal hands projects over to the communities

The ACT Alliance’s strategic goal is to provide effective, efficient and cost-effective ways of delivering assistance that contributes to long-term solutions. Thus, ACT national forums and members engag​e local partners [...]

[CSW65 Blog] Una frazada que nos cobije por igual/A blanket that shelters us equally

English translation follows Este año, la 65 Comisión de la ONU sobre la Condición Jurídica y Social de la Mujer (CSW) decidió poner como tema principal la participación de las [...]

[CSW65] How to Challenge and Change A Social Norm

Challenging and changing social norms is a faith imperative. On 17th March, faith leaders and faith based organisations shared how they are doing this during a parallel event at the 65th session [...]

[CSW 65 Blog] Alliances equip and engage faith leaders as champions for women’s empowerment

The Virtual Interactive Dialogue on building alliance for women’s full and effective participation in public life, hosted by UN Women as part of the 65th Session of Commission on the [...]

35 Aid Agencies warn of further irreversible impact, marking 10 years of Syrian conflict

35 of the leading aid agencies have joined together to warn of the suffering and increased, irreversible, damage if the growing humanitarian needs in Syria are not met and a [...]

Publication: Climate-Resilient, Sustainable, and Low-Emission Livelihoods.

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 [...]

Tigray conflict: ACT forums respond cohesively and creatively

On 4th November 2020, hostilities broke out again between the Ethiopia Federal government and the northern regional state of Tigray. Military action resulted in general insecurity, internal and external displacements, [...]

"Climate change is global, resilience is local": Climate Dialogue in Asia & the Pacific

“Climate change is global, resilience is local.” Climate Dialogue in Asia & the Pacific Region takes place The first session of the Regional Multi-stakeholder Dialogues for Asia and the Pacific [...]
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Member News

New Fabo E-Learning Module 3 on Community-Based Psychosocial Support (CBPS)

CBPS: Module 3 is the newest learning module in a series of learning modules, developed by Act Church of Sweden to provide an introduction to Community-Based Psychosocial Support (CBPS). Building [...]

New website on Community-Based Psychosocial Support (CBPS)

A new Website on Community-Based Psychosocial Support (CBPS) is now online. The CBPS Website can be reached through the following link: The site provides an overview about CBPS and [...]

In God’s perfect time

On October 16, 2019, a very strong earthquake struck the Davao del Sur province in the south of the Mindanao island in the Philippines, displacing thousands of people. After months [...]

Joint ACT programme for the Kayin state, Myanmar

ACT’s joint programme for Myanmar’s Kayin State was warmly welcomed at its launch in 2016. The Director of the Kayin State Department of Social Welfare emphasized the need to support [...]

Empowering Community Groups for Local Development

Bay Thay Hla village is located in Kasap Village Tract, Kyarinseikgyi Township in Kayin State, about two hours driving time from Kyarinseikgyi. The main livelihood of the 41 households in [...]

Increased Income from Cultivating Sea­sonal Crops

The Ohn Shit Gone village located in Sin Bin Gyi Village Tract, Thandaunggyi Township in Kayin State is home to 125 households. Their main livelihood is horticulture, with long-term plan­tations. [...]

Essential veterinary services for remote communities in Kayin State

The Ywar Kaing Kaung village is located in the Hlaingbwe Township, Kayin State, Myanmar. There are over 218 households in the village, most of whom subsist on agriculture, animal husbandry, [...]

From Local Poultry farm to Family Business

Hpar Pun village is in the Ka Mawt Ka Chu Village Tract of the Hlaingbwe Township in Myanmar’s Kayin State. It is home to 222 households, living mainly on agriculture [...]

Getting enough Income from Cultivating Seasonal Crops

Pat Kyaw village is located in the Hlaingbwe Township in Kayin State. The main livelihoods of its 384 households are agriculture, poultry and rice farming. Most villagers are Poe Karen [...]

A spark of hope for highly vulnerable people in Cambodia

At the beginning of February 2021, Cambodian ACT-member Life with Dignity (LWD) organized a humanitarian distribution event. Beneficiaries were highly vulnerable families in the Battambang province bordering with Thailand. It [...]
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