Publications

Policy Brief: A Review of the Sustainable Development Goals through a Climate Lens

28 Oct 2020

ACT Alliance’s Policy Brief: A Review of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through a Climate Lens is now available for download in English and Spanish. In 2015, the international community made an unprecedented set of commitments to pursuing a sustainable future through the adoption of the Agenda 2030 and its Sustainable Development Goals as well […]

Climate Risk Insurance and Risk Financing in the Context of Climate Justice

27 Oct 2020

ACT Alliance’s latest publication: Climate Risk Insurance and Risk Financing in the Context of Climate Justice: A Manual for Development and Humanitarian Aid Practitioners is now available for download. Climate risks provoke havoc, lead to humanitarian catastrophes, and stand in the way of achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), thus, it is critical to prevent […]

Stories of hope from the Philippines

15 Sep 2020

Hope Arising_ACT Typhoon Mangkhut Response

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

09 Oct 2019

  Report (PDF): Lessons-From-Mabi 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 embankments of the Takashi and Oda rivers broke down in eight different places and flooded almost one-third of the town. In […]

Joint letter by ACT Alliance and UNICEF on new partnership agreement

15 Dec 2017

Date: December 8, 2017 Calling your attention to a new partnership agreement between UNICEF and ACT Alliance United by our common desire and belief that all children have a right to survive, thrive and fulfill their potential, UNICEF and ACT Alliance are delighted to announce the formation of an institutional partnership to work more closely […]

ACT Alliance Statement on Commitments for the Global Compact on Migration at the Global Level

08 Dec 2017

Delivered at the Preparatory (stocktaking) meeting of the Intergovernmental Conference to adopt a Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico, 5 December 2017 Thank you, Mr Chair. We have heard several very good suggestions and ideas from states and other stakeholders today, and we welcome the open spirit of the […]

ACT Alliance expresses concern over US President’s statement on Jerusalem

07 Dec 2017

We are deeply concerned with the decision of the US President this week to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. We consider this decision to be a grave violation of International Law and the UN Resolutions vis-à-vis the Palestinian Israeli conflict, particularly UN Resolution 181. This decision will have serious ramifications on and cause […]

ACT Alliance EU Position Paper on Food Security and Climate Change

07 Dec 2017

Towards climate resilient agriculture and food systems A critical assessment and alternatives to climate-smart agriculture This briefing sets out the ACT Alliance EU position on what we believe are the best solutions to build climate resilient agriculture systems and meet the right to food for all in developed and developing countries. This position is based […]

Our call to action on Global Resilience, Sustainability & Solidarity with Climate Vulnerable People

17 Nov 2017

The moral and ethical imperative to address climate change As faith leaders and faith-based organisations from all across the world, we acknowledge that our wellbeing as human beings depends on and is closely intertwined with the wellbeing of our planet and the whole of creation. As people of faith, we are called to care for […]

Virtuous Circle: scaling up investment in low carbon energy

09 Nov 2017

This report demonstrates that the time for rapid deployment of renewable energy technologies is now. It shows that governments, policy makers and investors should realise that clean energy and clean energy investments are reliable, cost effective and scalable, and a solution for delivering clean and sustainable energy for all. Read the report here

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