ACT News

Ending gender-based violence and promoting transformative masculinities

ACT Alliance is weighing in on issues of sexual and reproductive health and rights in the Global Summit on Population and Development, ICPD, being held in Nairobi from 12th to [...]

ACT Alliance participates in ICPD25

ACT Alliance is participating in the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD25) which starts today in Nairobi, Kenya. This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Conference which met [...]

[ICPD BLOG] New possibilities for Gender Justice in Africa

The status of gender justice in Africa evokes both discomfort and optimism. The discomfort arises from the ever-present and growing hand of patriarchy, the push back on human rights-- especially [...]

Statement of support and solidarity with the National Council of Churches in the Philippines

Statement of Support and Solidarity with the National Council of Churches in the Philippines We have learned with great concern of the emerging development in the Philippines where the ACT [...]

WCC, ACT Alliance to Burkina Faso president: “Protect people who are in imminent fear for their lives”

The World Council of Churches (WCC) and the ACT Alliance, in a joint letter to Burkina Faso president Roch Marc Christian Kaboré, expressed concern for developments affecting the security and [...]

Agenda 2030: difficult to achieve the SDGs if we don’t address gender inequality

ACT Alliance joined representatives from faith communities including ACT member Zimbabwe Christian Council, the private sector, and UN experts for a day-long series of events hosted by the Swedish International Development [...]

ACT Alliance Brazil Forum: agribusinesses are threatening access to water, while authorities keep silent

Brazil is one of the most biodiverse countries in the world and contains 20% of Earth´s water springs but these natural resources are under threat. In the west region of [...]

Everybody's business

By Gráinne Kilcullen, Christian Aid Fridays for Future, the international movement calling for action to address the climate crisis, has gained huge momentum in the past year. People across the world, [...]

Moving forward: ACT Alliance Africa Gender CoP

On the 10 -11th of October 2019, the Africa ACT Alliance Gender Justice Community of Practice (CoP) held its first meeting. The meeting was convened and hosted by the Uganda [...]

New report on the role of faith-based organisations in achieving the Agenda 2030

A new report on the role of faith-based organisations in achieving the Agenda 2030 was released this week by UNDP and ACT Member Creas with the support of the the Government [...]
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Member News

Ecumenical Camp in Armenia

Annual ecumenical camp brought together 63 young people from different communities of Armenia. 11-16 year old youngsters spent six full days in a picturesque camp area of Gugark Diocese of [...]

Workshop on Managing Complaints Response Mechanism

The objective of this course from Community World Service Asia is to gather professional humanitarian workers from (I)NGOs, UN, donors and government agencies who aim to become experts in complaints [...]

Let your worries turn into political action

Photo: Samuel Munck Margareta Koltai, Thematic Advisor for Fair and Sustainable Livelihood, Act Church of Sweden I’m one of the privileged who were tasked to read the Church of Sweden’s revised “Bishops’ [...]

Lessons from Mabi six months after the flood - A report from CWS Japan

In June and July 2018, heavy rainfalls hit the western part of Japan. One of the most affected areas was a small town called Mabi in the Okayama prefecture. The [...]

Training of Trainers on ‘Quality and Accountability to Affected Populations’ in Bangkok

Community World Service Asia is organizing a regional learning event on “Quality and Accountability to Affected Populations” from November 23 to 29, 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand. This event is a [...]

Community World Service Asia: Training on Advancing Women Leadership in Bangkok

Community World Service Asia is organizing a training on Advancing Women Leadership from November 24 to 29, 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand. There are more educated and driven women entering the [...]

Emergency Preparedness Training for the Priests and ART partners from ACT Armenia Forum

The World Council of Churches Armenia Inter-Church Charitable Round Table Foundation continues training on Emergency Preparedness and Rapid Response for Disaster Relief within the framework of the Capacity Building Program [...]

New! "A Disaster Preparedness Manual for Churches"

Is your house of worship prepared to withstand a natural disaster and to help your congregation and community in the aftermath?  Do you want to be prepared but don’t know [...]

Syrian-Armenian and local Youth Visited the House-Museum of Armenian Painter Martiros Sarian

A visit was organized to Martiros Sarian House-Museum for Syrian-Armenian and local young people, within the framework of the “Better Future for Syrian-Armenian Youth” project, implemented by Aleppo Compatriotic Charitable [...]

Movie Screening for Syrian-Armenian and Local Youth

“Aleppo” NGO hosted a movie watch for Syrian-Armenian and local youth within the framework of pastoral-psychological assistance of the “Better Future for Syrian-Armenian Youth” project, supported by WCC Armenia Round [...]
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